The fashion world mourned the loss of one of its greatest designers on Monday at the private funeral of Oscar de la Renta, who died last month at 82 after battling cancer.
The creator of some of the most beautiful couture gowns had been battling cancer for some time and on Monday it was time for him to finally stop.
De la Renta was philanthropic, In 1982 he established La Casa del Nino for underprivileged children there.
Everyone was there, us secretaries, celebrities and manhattans elite all gathered to say goodbye.
Designers such as Valentino, Diane von Furstenberg, and Donna Karan, director Mike Nichols and his journalist wife Diane Sawyer, newswoman Barbara Walters, photographer Annie Leibovitz and actor Hugh Jackman were among the invited guests.
His couture and his design were really created for women of sophistication.
De la Renta died at his home in Connecticut on Oct. 20, surrounded by his family, friends and more than his precious pooches.
De la Renta’s designs were well known. There was always such great detail bright fabrics and elaborate embroidery. The designs where sophisticated and inspired From fitted suits to pastel and floral prints. Also his signature flowing ball gowns were always showstoppers.
It is sad as he was an icon and a guru of fashion and a wonderful man who changed many people’s lives.
Stay tuned for a fund down of some epic gowns by the designer! X