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The World Farewells Oscar de la Renta

We pay tribute to late iconic designer Oscar de la Renta.

by Rebecca Hanley

Iconic fashion and wedding dress designer Oscar de la Renta has passed away aged 82. The renowned figure, who had been suffering from cancer, died on Monday at his home in the US. As the world mourns the loss of this sartorial great, we pay tribute with some of his most stunning work.

THE FAMOUS WOMEN HE DRESSED

Amal Alamuddin 

Amal Alamuddin, aka Amal Clooney, famously wore an Oscar de la Renta gown to her September 27 wedding to George Clooney. The custom-made bateau neckline ivory French lace wedding dress, featured hand-embroidered pearls and diamante stones sewn in. “[Oscar]’s such an elegant designer and such an elegant man,” Amal said.

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Jenna Bush 

George W. Bush’s daughter Jenna chose this stunning gown for her 2008 wedding to Henry Hager.

Jenna Bush and Henry Hager Wedding in Crawford, Texas

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Sarah Jessica Parker 

SJP wore this truly crowd-stopping Oscar de le Renta gown while attending the 81st Annual Academy Awards in 2009.

The 81st Academy Awards - Arrivals - Kevin Mazur

 

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…And again ‘Charles James: Beyond Fashion’ Costume Institute Gala in NYC in May this year.

"Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala - Arrivals

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Taylor Swift

We love this Oscar de la Renta design showcased by Taylor Swift at the  ‘Charles James: Beyond Fashion’ Costume Institute Gala in NYC.

"Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala

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Jennifer Garner

Jennifer arriving at this year’s Oscars looking resplendent in a silver Oscar de la Renta number.

86th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

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Carrie Bradshaw

Ok, so she’s not a real-life woman, but who could forget the Sex And The City scene where Carrie waits for Aleksandr Petrovsky in the Paris hotel room wear THAT amazing Oscar de la Renta gown?

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OSCAR’S RECENT WORK

These were just some of the breathtaking designs that graced the Oscar de la Renta runway at New York Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015:

Oscar De La Renta - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015

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Oscar De La Renta - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015

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Oscar De La Renta - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015

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Oscar de la Renta is available at Helen Rodrigues.

Tell us, Knotties, which is your favourite Oscar de la Renta design?

WANT MORE? You Can Buy Amal Clooney’s Oscar De La Renta Wedding Dress!

by Rebecca Hanley

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