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Óscar de la Renta
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Óscar de la Renta at the Hotel Ritz, Madrid during a visit to Spain in 2008
Born
Óscar Arístides de la Renta Fiallo

(1932-07-22)July 22, 1932
Died October 20, 2014(2014-10-20) (aged 82)
Cause of death Cancer
Nationality Dominican American
Education Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando
Label(s)
Oscar de la Renta
Spouse(s)
Françoise de Langlade
(m. 1967; wid. 1983)

Annette Engelhard
(m. 1989; his death 2014)
Relatives Fabio Fiallo (uncle)
Awards

CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award, American Fashion Critic's Award, Order of Juan Pablo Duarte,

Order of Cristóbal Colón
Website www.oscardelarenta.com

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.

De la Renta died from cancer on October 20, 2014 at his home in Kent, Connecticut at the age of 82.


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