A TRIBUTE TO OSCAR DE LA RENTA

Oscar de la Renta Fiallo

His was known for his poise and elegant fashion statements designs, he also had a line of fragrance, home accessories, rugs and a children line of clothing.

Born July 22, 1932, in the Dominican Republic, de la Renta was the only son of seven children.

At 18, he left for Spain to study at the Academy of San Fernando in Madrid. For a time, he dabbled in abstract art. But fashion was his passion, he soon discovered.  He quickly became interested in the world of fashion design and began sketching for leading Spanish fashion houses, which soon led to an apprenticeship with Spain’s most renowned couturier Cristobal Balenciaga.

Oscar De La Renta dressed every first lady since Jacqueline Kennedy. Among other actors and TV Icons like Oprah Winfrey, Ann Hathaway and, most recently, George Clooney’s bride Amal Alamuddin

De la Renta died of complications from cancer on October 20, 2014, at his home in Kent Connecticut, at the age of 82 and he left to us a legacy of fashion. Thank you Osca!

Rest in peace Oscar de la Rent 1932-2014

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