the man who put us all in a mind-set of ageless elegance.
i took this moments before the final bow at his last show.
this photograph now means more to me than it ever did.
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta (July 22, 1932 – October 20, 2014) with Amal Clooney photographed by ©Annie Leibowitz
- “Óscar Arístides de la Renta Fiallo, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, De la Renta was trained by Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio del 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.”