Oscar de la Renta
Óscar de la Renta
Óscar de la Renta at the Hotel Ritz, Madrid during a visit to Spain in 2008
Óscar Arístides de la Renta Fiallo
July 22, 1932
|Died||October 20, 2014 (aged 82)|
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Education||Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando|
|Oscar de la Renta|
Françoise de Langlade
(m. 1967; wid. 1983)
(m. 1989; his death 2014)
|Relatives||Fabio Fiallo (uncle)|
|Awards||CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award, Order of Cristóbal Colón|
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.
References[change | change source]
- "Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82". WJLA.com. Retrieved 21 October 2014.
- Horyn, Cathy (October 20, 2014). "Oscar de la Renta, Fashion Designer, Dies at 82". The New York Times. Retrieved October 20, 2014.