Tuesday, 21 October 2014

RIP to Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta. Dies at 82

The world of fashion and creative art has lost one of the greatest couturians of history. A man , a legend and an expert in the feminine form. Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta was 82 years when he was announced dead. According to a statement released by his family, he died at home yesterday evening in his home in Kent, Connecticut surrounded by family. The statement didn't specify his cause of death but he'd been battling cancer for a while.
"While our hearts are broken by the idea of life without Oscar, he's still very much with us. Oscar's hard work, his intelligence and his love of life are at the heart of our company. We will make Oscar very proud of us by continuing in an even stronger way the work that Oscar loved so much" the statement read.
He worked as a designer for Balenciaga, Lanvin, Elizabeth Arden before launching his label in 1965. He rose to fame in the U.S. for dressing First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. He's designs were for ever classic, and was a specialist when it came to ball dresses

He's survived by a wife, a son, stepchildren and step grandchildren. May his soul rest in peace . see some of his works below ..

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