Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies

  • Oscar de la Renta, the iconic fashion designer, has died aged 82, according to media reports.

    He dressed every first lady in the last 50 years and was often the man behind the wedding dresses of the US presidents’ families.

    Laura Bush, the former first lady, in a tribute said de la Renta made women “look and feel beautiful." He won several Cody awards and recently dressed the current first lady, Michelle Obama.

    In a Twitter message, designer Kenneth Cole said de la Renta “defined a standard we can only aspire to.”


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