Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta, the couturier of the first ladies since Jacqueline Kennedy, and the red carpet king died on Monday, at the age of 82. His death was confirmed by his wife, Anette de la Renta, the cause being complications from a cancer diagnosed back in 2006.
“The only realities in life are that you are born, and that you die,” Mr. de la Renta said in “Fashion Talks” series in 2013. “We always think we are going to live forever. The dying aspect we will never accept. The one thing about having this kind of warning is how you appreciate every single day of life.”
And what a life he lived – born in the Dominican Republic, the only son of a large family with seven children, de la…
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