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Óscar de la Renta
Óscar de la Renta at the Hotel Ritz, Madrid during a visit to Spain in 2008
Óscar Arístides de la Renta Fiallo
July 22, 1932
|Died||October 20, 2014
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Education||Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando|
|Oscar de la Renta|
Françoise de Langlade
(m. 1967; wid. 1983)
(m. 1989; his death 2014)
|Relatives||Fabio Fiallo (uncle)|
CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award, American Fashion Critic's Award, Order of Juan Pablo Duarte,Order of Cristóbal Colón
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.
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