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"Oscar de la Renta": Opening-Day Conversation

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Image courtesy of Oscar de la Renta, 2014

Image courtesy of Oscar de la Renta, 2014

Koret Auditorium

Peter Copping, Creative Director, Oscar de la Renta
Veronique Hyland, Senior Fashion News Editor for New York magazine/The Cut
Gladys Perint Palmer, Executive Vice-President of Artistic Development, Academy of Art
André Leon Talley, former editor-at-large, Vogue, and exhibition curator


Peter Copping moved to London to study fashion design. During his graduate studies, Peter was invited to work for Christian Lacroix in Paris and Sonia Rykel, followed by a twelve-year tenure at Louis Vuitton where he was Studio Director under Marc Jacobs. In 2009, Peter joined Nina Ricci as Artistic Director and received the Fashion Group International Fashion Star award in 2014. In October 2014, Peter Copping was appointed Creative Director of Oscar de la Renta. Handpicked by Mr. de la Renta before his passing, Peter is responsible for setting the design direction in the New York-based company. Fall 2015 was his first collection for Oscar de la Renta.

Véronique Hyland is the Senior Fashion News Editor for New York magazine/The Cut. She has written about fashion and culture for The New York Times, The New Yorker, Elle, W, Harper's Bazaar, and Condé Nast Traveler.

Gladys Perint Palmer, Executive Vice President of Artistic Development at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, was born in Budapest, Hungary; educated in England. Palmer learned to draw from her mother and later at Saint Martin's School of Art in London and Parsons School of Design in New York. When asked, how long it takes to do a drawing, the answer is, "a lifetime. Sometimes seven minutes".

André Leon Talley is contributing editor to Vogue and host of Vogue’s podcast. He is a recipient of the Eugenia Sheppard Award for Excellence in Fashion Journalism by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). He is the author of several books, including A.L.T.: A Memoir, Little Black Dress, Valentino: At the Emperor’s Table, and Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style.

Ticket Information

$20 members andstudents | $25 general. Tickets do not include exhibition admission.

This event is SOLD OUT, however, it will be available as a Live Stream and for later viewing on the museum's YouTube channel.

Contact Information

Mitzi Mathews
(415) 750-7694