Óscar Arístides Renta Fiallo (22 July 1932 – 20 October 2014), known professionally as Oscar de la Renta, was a Dominican fashion designer. Born in Santo Domingo, he was trained by Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio del Castillo; he became internationally known in the 1960s as one of the couturiers to dress Jacqueline Kennedy. An award-winning designer, he worked for Lanvin and Balmain.
Fashions most extravagant and most celebrated event happened last night, now its time to separate the good ensembles from the bad. The theme for this years ball was, a celebration of American designer Charles James. Who designed beautiful billowy gowns back in the day, the kind you’d see in an old 1930’s Elizabeth Taylor movie.