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Oscar De La Renta Leaves $26 Million Estate To His Wife


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The design legend passed away in October (14), aged 82, and details of his will have now emerged showing he left millions to his widow Annette.

She inherits the majority of his $26 million fortune including a $13 million (£8.1 million) apartment in New York City on Manhattan's prestigious Park Avenue, a $2.8 million (£1.8 million) home in Connecticut, and a property in the Dominican Republic, according to the New York Post.

Annette also inherited all his belongings and was named as an executor of his estate, while a chunk of his fortune was put in trust for her three children and the designer's only child, an adopted son named Moises.

Oscar De La Renta Honoured With Tennis Centre In Dominican Republic


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Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour paid a touching tribute to her late friend Oscar De La Renta over the weekend (03-04Jan15) as she helped to launch a building in his honour at a luxury vacation resort in his native Dominican Republic.

The design icon was a partner and resident of the Puntacana Resort & Club and Wintour helped executives unveil the new Oscar de la Renta Tennis Center at the venue during the annual Oscar de la Renta Tennis Tournament for charity.

De la Renta's widow, Annette, and son, Moises, were also present for the dedication ceremony, according to the New York Post.

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Julio Iglesias Hosting Tribute Concert For Oscar De La Renta


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Crooner Julio Iglesias is paying tribute to his late friend Oscar De La Renta by organising a special concert in the Dominican Republic.

The Spanish singer owned a vacation home next to the fashion designer's Punta Cana retreat in de la Renta's native country, and now Iglesias is returning to perform at the Punta Cana Resort & Club for a show titled Homenaje a un Amigo, or A Tribute to a Friend, on 28 December (14).

Iglesias will perform his hits during an intimate dinner, with proceeds from the event going to the Pediatric Primary Care Clinic in Veron, which offers medical care to the rural communities in and around Punta Cana.

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Oscar De La Renta, Fashion Designer To The Stars, Dies Aged 82


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Oscar de la Renta, the revered fashion designer who most recently dressed Amal Alamuddin for her wedding to George Clooney last month, has died aged 82. De la Renta's creations were worn by some of the world's most famous women including the late Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Hillary Clinton, Sarah Jessica Parker and Penelope Cruz.

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His omnipresent designs led the former Mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg to joke that De La Renta's creations "have been to more award shows than Meryl Streep."

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Taylor Swift Leads Oscar De La Renta Tributes


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Taylor Swift has led tributes to Oscar De La Renta.

The 24-year-old singer took to Instagram to post a picture of herself wearing a gown the legendary fashion designer, who died yesterday (20.10.14) aged 82 at his Connecticut home, had created for the Costume Institute Gala in New York in May, and she added a heartfelt message praising him.

She wrote: ''My all-time favorite designer has passed away. Oscar, it was an honor to wear your creations and to know you. In loving memory (sic)''

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Oscar De La Renta - Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week Spring 2015 - Carolina Herrera- Front Row at New York Fashion Week - New York City, New York, United States - Monday 8th September 2014

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Oscar De La Renta - 2013 Icons Of Style Gala - Red Carpet Arrivals at Mandarin Oriental Hotel - Manhattan, New York, United States - Thursday 19th September 2013

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Peter Copping Joins Oscar De La Renta


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Peter Copping has joined Oscar De La Renta.

The Brit-born designer has announced he will join the New York-based fashion house as creative director after exiting the same position at Nina Ricci in Paris earlier this month.

It will be the first time the high fashion brand will be helmed by someone other than its namesake founder, Oscar, 82, who will continue to oversee the label's design aesthetic.

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Amal Alamuddin: 'I Just Wanted To Hug Wedding Dress Designer De La Renta'


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The new Mrs. George Clooney asked Oscar De La Renta to create her wedding dress because the fashion designer is the man "every woman wants to hug".

Despite reports Amal Alamuddin would walk down the aisle in Alexander MCQueen, the lawyer wore a stunning and elegant De La Renta gown when she tied the knot with the movie star in Venice, Italy on Saturday (27Sep14).

Vogue reports the beloved designer fitted her for her dress himself and then worked with his head tailor, Raffaele Ilardo, in New York to perfect the classic look.

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Joan Rivers Memorial Service

Oscar De La Renta - Joan Rivers Memorial Service at Emanu-El Temple in the Upper East side in New York City - New York City, New York, United States - Sunday 7th September 2014

2014 Couture Council Award Luncheon - Outside Arrivals

Oscar De La Renta - A variety of stars attened the Annual 2014 Couture Council Awards Benefit Luncheon in Honor of Venezuelan fashion designer Carolina Herrera - Outside Arrivals - Manhattan, New York, United States - Thursday 4th September 2014

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Taylor Swift In Met Gala Cat Attack


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Taylor Swift's gown was attacked by her cat moments before the Met Gala.

The 'I Knew You Were Trouble' singer almost had to walk the red carpet in rags yesterday evening (05.05.14) when her beloved feline friend Meredith unleashed her claws on Taylor's stunning pale pink Oscar De La Renta dress just before the prestigious event in New York City.

She wrote on Twitter: ''That moment when your cat casually walks up, then abruptly ATTACKS your custom satin Oscar de la Renta gown during your fitting for Met Ball.''

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Blake Lively Steals The Show In Gucci At Met Gala


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Blake Lively stunned in Gucci Premiere at the 2014 Met Gala.

The 'Gossip Girl' actress was undisputedly one of the best dressed stars of the night at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York City, where she walked the red carpet with her husband Ryan Reynolds.

The loved-up couple brought some old school Hollywood glamour to the event in their matching Gucci looks, with Ryan rocking a Gucci Made to Order midnight blue velvet one-button tuxedo.

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Oscar De La Renta Fashion Show Benefiting 'Designed For A Cure' - Arrivals And Front Row

Louis Aguirre and Sarah Arison - Oscar De La Renta hosts a fashion show benefiting 'Designed for a Cure' - Arrivals and Front Row - Miami, Florida, United States - Friday 14th February 2014

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Video - Leonardo DiCaprio And Martin Scorsese Were Some Of Armani's Star Arrivals At Its One Night Only Event - Part 2


'The Great Gatsby' Leonardo Dicaprio was snapped arriving at the Armani One Night Only fashion show event held at the SuperPier in New York. He was joined by 'Goodfellas' director Martin Scorsese and 'Beautiful Creatures' actor Jeremy Irons with his wife Sinead Cusack.

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