One of the world’s best designers, Oscar de la Renta, died on Monday (20/10/2014), in his home in Connecticut at the age of 82 years. The legendary designer, who for decades has embellished the look of the ladies of high society and the first ladies of the United States and who became the king of the red carpet, died due to complications from cancer.
Oscar de la Renta build a name in the fashion world since the 1960s, when he styled the glamorous Jacqueline Kennedy. Since then until today, names like Sarah Jessica Parker, Emma Watson, Penelope Cruz, Oprah Winfrey and even the current First Lady of America, Michelle Obama, proudly wore his sophisticated designs. Recently, Amal Clooney wore a De la Renta wedding dress at her ceremony to George Clooney.
Oscar de la Renta was born on July 22, 1932 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Although his father expected him to forge a career in the field of insurance, the 18-year-old Oscar went to Spain to study art. When the wife of the American ambassador in Spain saw one of his drawings, hired him to make a dress for her daughter. His dress finished on the cover of the magazine “Life”. The ambitious young man has perfected his craft under the mentorship of Cristobal Balenciaga, and then fashion houses Lanvin and Elizabeth Arden. In 1965 he laid the foundation of a brand that has conquered the world today.
In honor of his greatness, this is a small part of the best toilets that were on the red carpet, wearing his eternal elegance. Look at the pictures below and enjoy!