Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82

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Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta (real name Óscar Arístides de la Renta Fiallo), has died — at age 82. According to the Associated Press, the designer — who dressed Hollywood stars and socialites for years — died at home Monday evening in Connecticut surrounded by family and friends and “more than a few dogs,” according to a handwritten statement signed by two of his company’s executives, Alex Bolen and Eliza Bolen.

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The statement read:

While our hearts are broken by the idea of life without Oscar, he is still very much us. Oscar’s hard work, his