News Legendary Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead At 82 By Zach Seemayer 7:12 PM PDT, October 20, 2014 Photo: ETONLINE Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has passed away at the age of 82, after a long battle with cancer, according to ABC News. He was reportedly first diagnosed with cancer in 2006. The Dominican-American designer most recently made headlines for designing Amal Alamuddin's gown for her wedding to George Clooney in September. VIDEO: Everything You Need to Know About Amal Alamuddin's Wedding Dress De la Renta came to fame in the 1960s as one of Jacqueline Kennedy's personal couturiers, and established his own fashion house that has stood as one of the pillars of the fashion industry for years. Related GalleryRemembering Oscar de la Renta: 12 Stars Who Wore Him This Year Oscar de la Renta is survived by his wife Annette de la Renta, three step-children, and his adopted son Moises.