…de la Renta had worked at the same address for almost his entire career. He was delighted. “If you don’t move, you get stale,” he says. There is the added bonus of the narrow terrace running across the front of the building, where Bolen plans to keep beehives on one end and tomato plants on the other. “Before I came to America, in every Hollywood film I saw there was a cocktail party on a terrace,” says de la Renta. “And then I arrived in New York and there were no terraces.
— from Julia Reed’s profile of designer Oscar de la Renta in the Wall Street Journal: “Oscar de la Renta’s Next Big Act.”
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