Oscar de la Renta fashion designer rip

Oscar de la Renta, a prominent Fashion designer has passed away aged 82. Oscar de la Renta spent decades designing outfits for royals and prominent political figures such as first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton. Oscar’s designs featured prominently on the celebrity circuit and he was always a favourite of Hollywood big shots such as Oprah Winfrey and Cameron Diaz. You might have heard his name recently as he was the designer behind Amal Clooney’s wedding dress.

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Oscar de la Renta Fall 2014 collection at New York Fashion Week

Known for their extravagant yet delicate red carpet styles, Oscar de la Renta’s designs and past fashion shows have become iconic in the industry and worn at the New York / London fashion shows by Cara Delevigne in 2013, Naomi Campbell in 1999 and most recently by Karlie Kloss for his Spring 2015 NFW collection.

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De la Renta's 2008 Spring Summer collection new york church

It truly is a sad day for the industry. Oscar de la Renta RIP

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