Oscar de la Renta

Óscar Arístides Renta Fiallo (22 July 1932 – 20 October 2014), known professionally as Oscar de la Renta, was a Dominican fashion designer. Born in Santo Domingo, he was trained by Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio del Castillo. De la Renta became internationally known in the 1960s as one of the couturiers who dressed Jacqueline Kennedy. He worked for Lanvin and Balmain. His eponymous fashion house has boutiques around the world including in Harrods of London and Madison Avenue in New York.

Oscar de la Renta
Óscar de la Renta at the Hotel Ritz, Madrid, during a visit to Spain in 2008
Born
Óscar Arístides Renta Fiallo

(1932-07-22)22 July 1932
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Died20 October 2014(2014-10-20) (aged 82)
CitizenshipAmerican
Dominican Republic
EducationReal Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando
Label(s)
Oscar de la Renta
Spouse(s)
(m. 1967; died 1983)

(m. 1989)
ChildrenMoisés de la Renta
RelativesLuis Álvarez Renta (nephew)
Fabio Fiallo (uncle)
Luis Arístides Fiallo (uncle)
Viriato Fiallo (cousin)
Larimar Fiallo (first cousin-twice removed)
José Ortíz de la Renta (great-great-grandfather)
AwardsCFDA Lifetime Achievement Award,

American Fashion Critic's Award, Order of Juan Pablo Duarte,

Order of Cristóbal Colón
Websitewww.oscardelarenta.com