Monse Archive

Monse’s Moment

NEW YORK, United States — Monse’s Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia turned a corner with their Resort 2017 collection. “We had a good reaction from buyers, editors and stylists, and at that point we knew what we wanted to do with the house,” Garcia said a preview at the duo’s new studio. They call it “elevated casual clothes,” and it’s not a bad descriptor. The label …

Monse's Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia Return to Oscar de la Renta

NEW YORK, United States — Oscar de la Renta has hired Monse designers Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia as co-creative directors, replacing former creative director Peter Copping, who exited the company in July. Copping succeeded the eponymous designer, who passed away in October 2014. The appointment marks a return to Oscar de la Renta for Kim and Garcia, who departed the company in the spring of …