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Legendary Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Dies At 82

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Fashion icon, the lover of light, colour and luminosity- Oscar de la Renta has died of cancer, he was 82. The fashion designer recently designed Amal Clooney’s wedding gown. Lots of celebrities and fashion icons like: Amy Adams, Sarah Jessica Parker, Beyoncé and Penélope Cruz etc were among the stars who wore his dresses. De la Renta, made his name in the early 1960s when first lady Jaqueline Kennedy frequently wore his designs.

Oscar de la Renta was diagnosed with cancer in 2006, he was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932, de la Renta left home at 18 to study painting in Madrid.

Married to Francoise de Langlade from 1967 until her death in 1983; married Annette Reed in 1989. He's survived by Stepchildren from both marriages; one adopted son, Moises de la Renta.

The fashion world mourns one of its most prolific designers... RIP, Mr. de la Renta.

(Photo Credit: WENN)

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