Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Left The Bulk Of His $26 Million (£16.3 Million) Estate To His Wife Of 25 Years.
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.
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.
Continue reading: Oscar De La Renta Honoured With Tennis Centre In 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 dressed some of the world's most famous women, including Michelle Obama.
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.
Oscar De La Renta at a benefit in September 2014
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."
Continue reading: Oscar De La Renta, Fashion Designer To The Stars, Dies Aged 82
Taylor Swift, Karlie Kloss, Naomi Campbell and Gloria Estefan are among the stars to have paid tribute to the late fashion designer Oscar de la Renta following his death yesterday (20.10.14).
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)''
Continue reading: Taylor Swift Leads Oscar De La Renta Tributes
Peter Copping is the new creative director at Oscar de la Renta.
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.
Continue reading: Peter Copping Joins Oscar De La Renta
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.
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
Taylor Swift's custom-made Oscar de la Renta dress was almost savaged by her pet cat Meredith during a fitting just before the Met Gala.
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.''
Continue reading: Taylor Swift In Met Gala Cat Attack
Blake Lively was the belle of the ball in a dazzling blush Gucci Premiere gown at at the 2014 Met Gala last night (05.05.14).
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.
Continue reading: Blake Lively Steals The Show In Gucci At Met Gala
'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.