Yesterday, the fashion world suffered a huge loss with the passing of Oscar de la Renta. He was known for and will be remembered for his elegant designs that dressed the most important females of the time, including first ladies and entertainers. He first worked in Spain for Balenciaga and later brought his talents to Lanvin, Balmain, and his own brand, proving his resume was nothing short of solid. Though Oscar de la Renta has passed, he will forever be remembered as one of the most iconic fashion designers and his fashion legacy will continue.
“Yes, I had cancer. Right now, I am totally clean. The only realities in life are that you are born, and that you die. We always think we are going to live forever. The dying aspect we will never accept. The one thing about having this kind of warning is how you appreciate every single day of life.”
-Oscar de la Renta