Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died. He was 82. Based on a report released by his family, he died yesterday evening in his home in Kent, Connecticut surrounded by family. The statement didn’t specify reason behind death but he’d been battling cancer for a while.
He worked as an artist for Balenciaga, Lanvin, Elizabeth Arden before launching his label in 1965. He rose to fame in the U.S. for dressing First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.
He’s survived by a partner, a boy, stepchildren and step grandchildren.
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