Fashion legend Oscar De La Renta dies

Oscar De La Renta was an icon who for almost 50 years shaped the wardrobes of socialites, Hollywood stars and every First Lady since Jackie Kennedy.

“He had been battling cancer since 2006, although his cause of death is not immediately known.”

Born in the Dominican Republic in 1932, Oscar moved to NYC in 1963 where he made his name and was also the 1st American designer to head a French couture house.

His own brand Oscar De La Renta was synonymous with glamour and high society.

Oscar De La Renta - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015

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