Oscar de la Renta has died at the age of 82
A family member has confirmed that Oscar de la Renta has died at the age of 82, according to CNN. The legendary fashion designer was diagnosed with cancer in 2006, ABC News reports, though the official cause of death is not yet known.
Óscar Arístides de la Renta Fiallo (July 22, 1932 – October 20, 2014) was a Dominican 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 is particularly known for his red carpet gowns and evening wear.
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