Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died at 82.
He died in his Connecticut home from complications from cancer.
De la Renta was diagnosed with cancer in 2006.
Born in the Dominican Republic, the designer became famous in the ’60s when some of his designs were worn by Jacqueline Kennedy. He would later go on to dress three other first ladies: Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama.
Statement by Mrs. Laura Bush on the Passing of Oscar de la Renta: http://t.co/OIbDbXo3Z4
— TheBushCenter (@TheBushCenter) October 21, 2014
He recently designed Amal Clooney’s wedding dress.
Several celebrities took to Twitter to mourn the loss of the famed designer.
Truly saddened by the loss of one of the greatest fashion icons of all time. Oscar de la Renta will be greatly missed.
— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) October 21, 2014
I’ve worn Oscar de la Renta’s signature fragrance my whole adult life. It is like his designs & life. Classic, soft, feminine & elegant. RIP
— Jamie Lee Curtis (@Curtisleejamie) October 21, 2014
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) October 21, 2014
RIP iconic designer Oscar De La Renta,who was a big part of 3 of my life’s biggest moments.Much love & peace2 his family& all who loved him!
— Gloria Estefan (@GloriaEstefan) October 21, 2014