NEW YORK — A journey downtown to 55 Wall Street, The National City Bank Building, was on the cards Monday afternoon for the Oscar de la Renta Fall 2018 runway show. This is the third such outing for designers Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia since assuming the helm vacated by the late designer whose label bears his name. The weight of history comes with territory, but that does not mean Garcia and Kim have shied away from mining competing histories for inspiration. So was the case Monday with the duo reportedly having visited a sound installation at The Cloisters, which in turn manifested in a forest of arboreal embroidery. The jury is out on the trees inside this dense forest, but husbandry of this sort takes time. On the afternoon Grace Elizabeth opened the show wearing a crimson textured wool cashmere coat overtop a white stretch poplin shirt with scallop embroidery and was joined on the runway by Lineisy Montero, Aube Jolicoeur, Marjan Jonkman, Blanca Padilla, and Hiandra Martinez.

Credits include: Client, Oscar de la Renta; Collection, Womenwear Fall / Winter 2018; Creative design, Laura Kim, Fernando Garcia; Styling, Natasha Royt; Hair, Orlando Pita; Makeup, Tom Pecheux; Casting, John Pfeiffer; Video, Damien Neva at Next Management.