Oscar de la Renta Has Passed Away

Fashion Icon Oscar de la Renta  By Mercedes Sanchez

It's a sad day for dominicans and the fashion world.

According to Listin Diario and ABC News, Oscar de la Renta passed away in Connecticut on Monday at the age of 82.

Oscar de la Renta

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Oscar de la Renta was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932. At 18 years old he moved to Spain to study painting.

He became internationally known in the 1960s when Jacqueline Kennedy wore one of his dresses. He later worked for Lanvin and Balmain.

Today we know him as the fashion genius behind red carpet gowns and eccentric, chic dresses.

He will be missed!

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