21 of October. American fashion designer was 82 years old. Died Oscar de La Renta in Kent, Connecticut.
In 2006, the famous fashion designer found cancer, however, this news did not prevent the Oscar de La Renta to continue to lead an active lifestyle, pursuing your favorite things. Over the past 10 years, the business of Oscar de La Renta has grown by half, sales reached $150 million.
His dresses have been worn by famous persons. For example, Amal Alamuddin for her wedding chose a dress of this designer (we will remind that the wedding took place in September, the groom was George Clooney). Former first lady of the United States (Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton) also loved the dresses from this famous designer.
A little biography
Oscar de La Renta born July 22, 1932 in the Dominican Republic. He graduated from the Academy of arts in Madrid, 28 years received an offer to sew a dress for daughter of the American Ambassador in Spain. This dress was the thread that held him to the world of high fashion. Girl in a dress of Oscar de La Renta appeared on the cover of Life magazine. After that, Oscar was invited to work in the fashion house Balenciage.
After two years of work in Balenciage, Oscar de La Renta moved to Paris and joined the house of Lanvin. In 1963 he was perebralsya in the United States and opened his own fashion house.