Peter Copping Will Be the New Creative Director of Oscar de la Renta

Fashion alert! Peter Copping is all set to join the famous brand Oscar de la Renta as its creative director. As per WWD, we can see Peter taking his role at Oscar de la Renta from November 3. For Copping though this is not the first time role to act as a creative director of any fashion brand of international repute. Peter has worked as a creative director for Nina Ricci for five years.

Is this news surprising?

This news is something that is not exactly surprising. There were rumors that Peter may work with ODLR, and the news was somewhat confirmed but awaiting official confirmation after Peter declared the spring 2015 collection of Nina Ricci was his last work with that brand.

As per WWD, for ODLR this is something that is happening for the first time with the brand. Prior Copping OLDR has not brought any names of that capacity of Copping.

Copping’s expected role in ODLR

As per ODLR, its new creative director Copping will be given the task to set all their design directions. According to the brand ODLR, Peter will give“the design direction across all product categories, reporting to Oscar de la Renta and Alex Bolen, the company’s chief executive officer.”

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Copping and ODLR

It seems that the pairing of Peter and ODLR makes sense. Peter is known for his feminine aesthetic and romantic vibe in his designs, and this is something that is completely in match with the ladylike tone of  Oscar de la Renta’s ladylike. de la Renta stated, “I’m very happy Peter has agreed to join us. He is a great talent and along with our shared design sensibilities, we both have a deep curiosity about the wider world, from music and art to architecture and gardens.”

de la Renta also stated, “Our industry has not always done the best job when it comes to changes in design leadership. My hope is that, in leading this selection, and actively participating in the transition, I can ensure the right design future for our company and brand.”

The fall 2015 season will see Copping to debut his first collection for Oscar de la Renta.

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