SYDNEY (APRIL 28, 2016) – IMG is pleased to announce that Oscar de la Renta will close this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia with its Summer 2016 collection, becoming one of the first international luxury brands to present alongside Australia’s top talent at MBFWA. Oscar de la Renta will be making its Australian runway debut on Friday, May 20 at 8:00 pm in The Runway at Carriageworks.
Oscar de la Renta is one of the world’s leading luxury goods brands. The New York based house, established in 1965 by its namesake, and currently under the creative direction of Peter Copping, produces a full line of women’s shoes, handbags, jewellery, eyewear, bridal, childrenswear, home décor and fragrance, in addition to its signature women’s ready-to-wear collection. The label will be represented in Sydney by Executive Vice President, Eliza Bolen.
Alex Bolen, Chief Executive Officer of Oscar de la Renta LLC said, “We are very excited to partner with IMG and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia for our first show in Sydney. We look forward to bringing the world of Oscar de la Renta to stylish Australians.”
Oscar de la Renta will be presented at MBFWA by Etihad Airways and supported by MBFWA strategic partner the New South Wales Government through its tourism and major events agency Destination New South Wales. For more information on designers showing at MBFWA, please visit MBFashionWeek.com.
To view the schedule visit mbfashionweek.com/australia/schedule
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