Oscar De La Renta, Dead At 82


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Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer and entrepreneur, has died at the age of 82, after a long battle with cancer, ABC News and WWD report.

The designer was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932 and rose to fame in the 1960s when he dressed Jacqueline Kennedy. He went on to outfit several other first ladies, including Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton, and Laura Bush. In more recent years, he designed gowns for actresses and celebrities, including Amal Clooney's wedding dress.

During the course of his storied career, de la Renta worked for Lanvin and Balmain. He launched his eponymous line in 1965 and received the CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award in 1990. (ABC News)

Oscar De La Renta Dies At 82