Oscar De La Renta

fashion designer
Born: 7/22/1932
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

An internationally acclaimed fashion design known for his lines of women's day wear and evening gowns. He worked at the Parisian house of Lanvin-Castille in 1961 before moving to Elizabeth Arden in New York City two years later. In 1965 he started his own company and has become a major figure in fashion and celebrity circles.

 
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