Legendary fashion designer Oscar De La Renta died on Monday. He was 82. De La Renta was best known for his gorgeous, feminie gowns seen on Hollywood stars such as Sarah Jessica Parker and Penelope Cruz, first ladies and the well-heeled. Most recently, he created the wedding gown Amal Alamudding wore for her nuptials to George Clooney.
Since his passing, celebrities and the fashion world have taken to social media to express their sorrow and respect for the icon. Here are some of the tributes.
The world lost one of the most extraordinary people that I have ever met. Thank you for helping me… http://t.co/fsJ4JCExQQ— Karlie Kloss (@karliekloss) October 21, 2014
My all-time favorite designer has passed away. Oscar, it was an honor to wear your creations and to… http://t.co/AOfPZbHg1i— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) October 21, 2014
The fashion business says goodbye to a mentor, a legand & an icon. He defined a standard we can only aspire to. #RIPOscarDeLaRenta— Kenneth Cole (@KennethCole) October 21, 2014
Jada Pinkett Smith
What will the world of fashion be without #OscarDelaRenta? My condolences to his friends and family. May he rest in peace.— Jada Pinkett Smith (@jadapsmith) October 21, 2014
#RIP OscardelaRenta #Legend #Designer #Gentleman We will miss you and your beautiful chic view of the world.