Death of Oscar de La Renta

July 22, 1934 - October 20, 2014
Kent, Connecticut | Age 80

Fashion icon dies at 82
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SHELLEY ACOCA, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.

At the end of the show, the legendary designer himself emerged, supported by two of his models. He didn't walk on his own, and didn't go far, but he was beaming from ear...

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