Oscar de la Renta

The Designer. The Man.

His Life

Born Óscar Arístides Renta Fiallo on July 22, 1932 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. At the age of 18 he went left his home to study art at the Academy of San Fernando, Madrid. It was there that he first became interested in fashion. In 1961 he got his first real fashion job at Lanvin-Castillo. By the 90s he was the ideal choicefor first ladies fashion. he had a passion for haute couture. In 2002 he began creating furniture. In 2004 he began making a less expensive line of clothes called O Oscar in order to reach a new audience. He married twice and adopted a son. on October 20, 2014 he died in Kent, Connecticut from complications with cancer.
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  • CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year Award in 2000

  • CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award

  • The first American designer to be awarded a major post at a French couture house

  • Many Coty awards


  • He creates better and bridge fashion.

  • Can also make designer couture.

  • His prices can range from the late hundreds to tens of thousands.

  • The Oscar de la Renta store in New york was found to be the most expensive in the country.

    • Shoppers spend on average $3,217 per visit.

    • About double that spent at Prada’s New York store.
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Other than fashion

  • Perfume

  • Lotion

  • House & Home

  • Shoes

  • Sunglasses

  • Handbags