Celebrated fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died Monday, October 20th, due to complications from cancer, as confirmed by his wife. Not only a pillar of the fashion community, but also an avid philanthropist, de la Renta enjoyed a long, distinguished career. Born in 1932 in the Dominican Republic, de la Renta worked for Cristobal Balenciaga and went on to become the go-to-designer for undeniable glamour and grace, dressing first ladies and celebrities alike. Stars have taken to social media to express their condolences. Indeed, the world has lost one of its greatest and most enduring artists- R.I.P. Oscar de la Renta.