Hillary Clinton on Oscar de la Renta: ‘He Is a True American Original’

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Next month, the William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum in Little Rock, Arkansas, plans to host an exhibit comprising 40 de la Renta pieces, curated by André Leon Talley. Hillary Clinton told Vogue, "Oscar de la Renta is the ultimate statesman of American fashion. His name alone evokes shimmering elegance and timeless beauty that has helped define global style for generations. He is a true American original, and I am honored to call him my friend." Talley and Co. hope to take the show on the road, first to the George W. Bush Library in Texas, then to the Reagan Library in California. And then they'll swing by Casa Romney to show Rafalca what she's missing.