It is with a heavy heart that I must share the sad news of the passing of a great man, Oscar de la Renta dies at age 82…
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at age 82 after a long battle with cancer, according to ABC News.
The Dominican Republic native became famous in the 1960’s for designing clothes worn by Jacqueline Kennedy, and more recently known for the classic pink dress Sarah Jessica Parker wore in Sex and the City, “A Date with the Russian”,
Óscar Arístides de la Renta Fiallo was a Dominican American fashion designer. Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, De la Renta was trained by Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio del Castillo, he became internationally known in the 1960s as one of the couturiers to dress Jacqueline Kennedy. An award-winning designer, he worked for Lanvin and Balmain; his eponymous fashion house continues to dress leading figures, from film stars to royalty, into the 2010s.
De la Renta was particularly known for his red carpet gowns and evening wear. (Source)
Forever in our hears, 7/22/1932-10/20/2014
Source: Entertainment Suntimes