Evening Dress by Oscar de la Renta
May 1, 2017
Object: Evening Dress
Designer: Oscar de la Renta
Medium: Silk peau de soie
Credit: Gift of Ms. Deborah Dintentass
In 1924, John Wanamaker purchased The Tribout Shop, a genuine Parisian store, and imported it in its entirety. For the next fifty years, the shop specialized in expensive and exclusive French imports, but by the 1970's carried the best of international high style, like this silk dress by Oscar de la Renta.