Happy 85th Birthday Oscar de la Renta

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Today is the 85th birthday of the fashion designer Oscar de la Renta.  His contribution to fashion put American fashion designers on the same level as Europeans for the first time.  The world is a better place because he was in it and still feels the loss that he has left.

NAME: Oscar de la Renta
OCCUPATION: Fashion Designer, Philanthropist
BIRTH DATE: July 22, 1932
DEATH DATE: October 20, 2014
EDUCATION: Academy of San Fernando, Madrid
PLACE OF BIRTH: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
PLACE OF DEATH: Kent, Connecticut
FULL NAME: Oscar de la Renta

BEST KNOWN FOR: Oscar de la Renta was one of the world’s leading fashion designers. Famous for his women’s evening wear and suits, his line is distinctly modern yet feminine.

Born on July 22, 1932, Oscar de la Renta was raised alongside six sisters in a…

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