"We have to celebrate all that women have achieved in such a short period of time. This is the most exciting time to be dressing a woman. Never before has a woman been so in control of her destiny. My inspiration is always the anonymous woman on the street, the woman with a busy, full life. I think about her needs and what she will want to wear. My role as a designer has always been to design clothes that address a woman’s life and make her feel beautiful - that is what continues to inspire me creatively…”
Oscar de la Renta, in an undated interview with Vivian Chen
Designer Oscar de la Renta (1932-2014), working with American débutante Beatrice Lodge, c. 1956.
Shay Mitchell attends Elyse Walker presents the 10th anniversary Pink Party at HANGAR 8 on October 18, 2014 in Santa Monica, California.
other fandoms may come and go but Harry Potter will always be there in the shadows. watching. lurking. never letting you forget its perpetual hold on your existence.
don’t you mean the supernatural fandom
DC: casts Jason Momoa as Aquaman (A Q U A M A N), and suddenly people want to see it.
Marvel: casts TWO DIFFERENT WHITE DUDES as versions of Ant-Man. Also Jan is presumably white, not that we could know, because she’s fridged before we even get to her.
There is definitely no lesson to be learned here.
I did go to school for Marine Biology, but the cool thing is… the greatest thing for me is that Polynesians, our gods, Kahoali, Maui, all these water gods, so it’s really cool and a honor to be playing a [water] character. And there’s not too many brown superheroes, so I’m really looking forward to representing the Polynesians, the natives.
My family are some of the greatest water men on earth. I’m not, but I’m going to go train with them. But it’s really an honor just being a Polynesian. And water is the most important thing in this world and we all know it. It’s cool be a part of DC’s universe."