Oscar de la Renta

Fashion designer

1932 –

78

Who is Oscar de la Renta?

Óscar Arístides Ortiz de la Renta Fiallo ], Dominican American fashion designer. Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, De la Renta was trained by Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio Castillo, he became internationally known in the 1960s as one of the couturiers to dress Jacqueline Kennedy. An award-winning designer, he worked for Lanvin and Balmain; his eponymous fashion house continues to dress leading figures, from film stars to royalty, into the 2010s. De La Renta is particularly known for his red carpet gowns and evening wear.

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Born
Jul 22, 1932
Santo Domingo
Also known as
  • Óscar Arístides de la Renta Fiallo
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Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Dominican Republic
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Education
  • Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando

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on July 23, 2013

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