Oscar de la Renta

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Óscar de la Renta
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Óscar de la Renta at the Hotel Ritz, Madrid during a visit to Spain in 2008
Born
Óscar Arístides de la Renta Fiallo

(1932-07-22)July 22, 1932
DiedOctober 20, 2014(2014-10-20) (aged 82)
Cause of deathCancer
NationalityDominican American
EducationReal Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando
Label(s)
Oscar de la Renta
Spouse(s)
Françoise de Langlade (m. 1967–1983)

Annette Engelhard (m. 1989–2014)
RelativesFabio Fiallo (uncle)
AwardsCFDA Lifetime Achievement Award,

American Fashion Critic's Award, Order of Juan Pablo Duarte,

Order of Cristóbal Colón
Websitewww.oscardelarenta.com

Óscar Arístides de la Renta Fiallo (July 22, 1932 – October 20, 2014) was a Dominican Republic fashion designer. He was 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. De la Renta is moslty known for his red carpet gowns and evening wear.

De la Renta died from cancer on October 20, 2014 at his home in Kent, Connecticut at the age of 82.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82". WJLA.com. Retrieved 21 October 2014.
  2. Horyn, Cathy (October 20, 2014). "Oscar de la Renta, Fashion Designer, Dies at 82". The New York Times. Retrieved October 20, 2014.

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