Famous fashion designer Oscar De la Renta has passed away
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, one of the biggest names in fashion for at least the last fifty years, has died at the age of 82, the American television network ABC News reported, citing a member of the de la Renta family. Representatives of the famous designer were not able to confirm the death of Oscar de la Renta, whose fashion empire is based in New York. The famous designer was diagnosed with cancer in 2006.
Oscar de la Renta, known in the fashion industry for his romantic dresses in one of his latest works, had recently "signed" the wedding dress of Amal Alamundin, famous lawyer and actor George Clooney.
Born in the Dominican Republic on July 22, 1932, he became famous in the 1960s for dressing former United States First Lady Jackie Kennedy.