Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died, according to a family member. The veteran designer, a native of the Dominican Republic, was 82 years old and had been diagnosed with cancer in 2006. Over a long career, de la Renta designed clothes worn by fashion’s finest and spent a half century putting high society in haute couture. His path to renown was blazed when he designed clothing for Jacqueline Kennedy, and he went on to dress a host of U.S. first ladies, including Laura Bush and Michelle Obama, as well as talk-show guru Oprah Winfrey. He also designed Chelsea Clinton’s wedding dress, and most recently the wedding gown for Amal Clooney, George Clooney’s new bride.
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