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Internationally renown and celebrated fashion designer

Oscar de la Renta has died at age 82.

 

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oscar de la renta, portrait

designer, Oscar de la Renta

Born Óscar Arístides Renta Fiallo in the Dominican Republic, 1932

Mr. de la Renta honed his talents under the guidance of

Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga.

His career in fashion spanned over fifty years.

He was the ‘go- to’ designer of several U.S. First Ladies,

many Hollywood actresses and women the world over

keen to be dressed in exquisite clothing.

First Lady Favoured

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Jaqueline Kennedy in Oscar de la Renta

Former U.S. First Lady,  Jacqueline Kennedy

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Hillary Clinton in Oscar de la Renta

Former U.S. First Lady, Hillary Clinton

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michelle obama in oscar de la renta

Present U.S. First Lady, Michelle Obama

Red Carpet Scene Stealers

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kerry washington in oscar de la renta

Kerry Washington

Liv Tyler in Oscar de la Renta

Liv Tyler

jennifer connelly in oscar de la renta

Jennifer Connelly

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jennifer lawrence in oscar de la renta

Jennifer Lawrence

Taylor Swift in Oscar de la Renta

Taylor Swift

SJP in Oscar de la Renta

Sarah Jessica Parker

amal clooney, wedding dress, oscar de la renta

New bride Amal Clooney

wedding gown designed by Oscar de la Renta

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Oprah Winfrey in Oscar de la Renta

Oprah Winfrey shares a red carpet moment with Oscar de la Renta

The fashion industry will sorely mourn the passing of Oscar de la Renta.

 

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oscar de la renta honoured, medal of excellence

Oscar de la Renta

honoured and revered