Monday, October 20, 2014
RIP Oscar de la Renta dead 82
Oscar de la Renta, one of the favorite designer of celebrities and socialites passed away on Monday evening October 20, 2014. He died at home in Connecticut, USA with his loving family and friends and his dogs. His designs are favorite in red carpet. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2006.
Oscar de la Renta was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932, when he was 18 he left home and study painting in Madrid. Madrid opened his eyes to fashion design and he began an apprenticeship with Cristóbal Balenciaga, who became his mentor, and then, landed a job with Lanvin in Paris. Then he moved to New York City.