Óscar Arístides Renta Fiallo, known as Oscar de la Renta, is a Dominican fashion designer. Born in Santo Domingo, he was trained by Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio del Castillo. De la Renta was known internationally in the 1960s as one of the dressmakers for Jacqueline Kennedy. He worked for Lanvin and Balmain. His house of the same name has stores around the world, including the Harrods of London and Madison Avenue in New York.
|Born||Óscar Arístides Renta Fiallo, July 22, 1932, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic|
|Died||October 20, 2014, Kent, Connecticut, U.S.|
|Education||Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando|
|Children||Moisés de la Renta|
|Relatives||Luis Álvarez Renta (nephew), Fabio Fiallo (uncle), Luis Arístides Fiallo (uncle), Viriato Fiallo (cousin), Larimar Fiallo (first cousin-twice removed), José Ortíz de la Renta (great-great-grandfather)|
He studied painting at the Academy of San Fernando in Madrid.
He is a board member of the Metropolitan Opera.
He had children from marriages to Francoise de Langlade and Annette Engelhard.
He designed clothing for the most famous women in the world, including actress Salma Hayek.
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