Died couturier Oscar de La Renta
In the 82nd year of his life left the famous oldest American couturier Oscar de La Renta. 8 years ago the designer was diagnosed with cancer. Over the past decade, its business has increased by half, and sales reached a record amount.
Oscar de La Renta, the oldest adept American fashion, whose career started in the distant 1950-ies in Spain, was the last adept directions brave famous artists, trendsetters. He died in his own house, in Kent, Connecticut.
About the death of famous designer told his wife Annette de La Renta. The reason of death were complications in the investigation of cancer, reports The New York Times. He fought the disease for 8 years. Then his business has grown to one and a half times, and sales reached a record $ 150 million dollars. Stars such as Amy Adams, Sarah Jessica Parker and Penelope Cruz were regular clients de La Renta.
Not so long ago he re-conquered the world of modeling their own luxurious dress, designed and made specially for the wife of George Clooney in Venice. It was filled with several hard components and delicate tulle colors of ivory. As a us newspaper reports, in order to remain relevant, de La Renta constantly watched for trends and primarily considered their legislator.
Own career he started at the age of 28, when 1 of his friend, the Ambassador was asked to sew a dress for his daughter to the prom. Outfit from de La Renta has made a real splash and appeared on the cover of Life magazine. Author's dresses took in the popular house of Lanvin. In 1963 he moved to the United States, where he founded his own fashion house.