It came with such sadness across all social media, the news
of Oscar De La Renta passing away at the age of 82. Although battling with
Cancer since 2006 his work remained as Beautiful and elegant as ever.
De La Renta started his career in 1932 studying painting
then moving into fashion design as a Trainee under Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio del Castillo.
He became the international name of Couture in the 1960’s as he was one of the couturiers to dress Jacqueline Kennedy. De la
Renta became a favourite with US First Ladies, having dressed Jackie Kennedy,
Betty Ford, Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton and Laura Bush.
always be remembered as a Designer who created romance in clothing and a
particular elegance that is only De La Renta.
Rest in Peace