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Remembering Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de la Renta was a fashion designer who defined timeless class across decades dressing royalty and A-list celebrities alike.

On Monday, Mr. de la Renta died at 82 from complications with cancer at his Connecticut home.

For one who began his career in 1950s Spain, Mr. de la Renta went on to study under the hand of Cristobal Balenciaga and worked as a designer at Castillo-Lanvin in Paris before honing great success in New York City, where he earned his place among the greatest American fashion designers.

In honor of his career and passing, here are some of Oscar de la Renta’s best moments captured in pictures:

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Oscar de la Renta & Hillary Clinton in New York in 2002

Oscar de la Renta & Hillary Clinton in New York in 2002

Oscar de la Renta & Oprah Winfrey in 2010

Oscar de la Renta & Oprah Winfrey in 2010

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Taylor Swift at the 2014 Met Gala

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the 2014 Met Gala

 

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