ABC news has confirmed that the "sultan of chic"..legendary designer Oscar De La Renta passed away peacefully on Monday evening at home in Connecticut surrounded by his dear family and friends..
Oscar De La Renta was born in the Dominican Republic, he left when he was 18 for Spain to study painting at Academy of San Fernando in Madrid. Soon he became interested in fashion design and became an apprentice to Cristobal Balenciaga, founder of the Balenciaga fashion house.
By the early 1960s, he moved to New York and began work with the Elizabeth Arden fashion house and in 1965 he ventured out and started his own label.
Find some of what I
consider to be some of his best quotes and styles below..
Source ABC news, CBS news