October 21, 2014

Oscar de la Renta Remembered (1932-2014)




Oscar de la Renta made the world a more beautiful place.  He had dressed every First Lady since Jacqueline Kennedy, countless movie stars and was an inspiration to many more.  With tributes pouring in from around the world we thought we would share a few of our favorites.


Things never happen on accident. They happen because you have a vision, you have a commitment, you have a dream.
—   Oscar de la Renta


Oscar de la Renta, Who Clothed Stars and Became One, Dies at 82

Oscar de la Renta, the doyen of American fashion, whose career began in the 1950s in Franco’s Spain, sprawled across the better living rooms of Paris and New York, and who was the last survivor of that generation of bold, all-seeing tastemakers, died on Monday at his home in Kent, Conn. He was 82.

Read the full obituary at the New York Times 


Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82
On CBS News This Morning

Oscar de la Renta, a designer known for dressing American icons from Jackie O to Hillary Clinton talks about his famous pieces on display at the Clinton Presidential Library in Arkansas and talks about dressing the current first lady.

Watch a video of the designer from last year at CBS News This Morning.


A Tumblr page has been set up with photos and quotes from the iconic designer.  RIP Oscar De La Renta Tumblr

“I always say this: Live, love and laugh.” -Oscar de la Renta