Oscar de la Renta's impact on the world of fashion cannot be overstated. For some stars, they wore his work on the red carpet, while others even wore his designs at their weddings.
When the legendary fashion icon passed away on Monday, October 20, the impact of the loss could be felt radiating across the world of entertainment, and stars took to the web to post their condolences, messages of love and memories.
"Never in the history of the world have women been more in control of their destiny."--#RIPOscar A remarkable one of a kind legend x— Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) October 21, 2014
RIP iconic designer Oscar De La Renta,who was a big part of 3 of my life's biggest moments.Much love & peace2 his family& all who loved him!— Gloria Estefan (@GloriaEstefan) October 21, 2014
RIP Oscar de la Renta.— Naya Rivera Dorsey (@NayaRivera) October 21, 2014
Sad to hear of the death of #OscardelaRenta. What a remarkable life and career, and a kind and generous man.— Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper) October 21, 2014
The qualities I most admire in women are confidence and kindness~Oscar de la Renta Thank you for all the beauty you gave us. #oscardelarenta— Piper Perabo (@PiperPerabo) October 21, 2014
Very sad to hear of the passing of Oscar De La Renta. He was a master, and an inspiration to me and so many other artists. He made beauty.— Christian Siriano (@CSiriano) October 21, 2014
Truly saddened by the loss of one of the greatest fashion icons of all time. Oscar de la Renta will be greatly missed.— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) October 21, 2014
I am so saddened to hear of the passing of Oscar de la Renta. He was just as elegant as the clothes he made. An American icon #RIP— Brad Goreski (@mrbradgoreski) October 21, 2014
De la Renta's step children Eliza and Alex Bolen, who also serve as executives of de la Renta's company, released a statement reading, "While our hearts are broken by the idea of life without Oscar, he is still very much us. Oscar's hard work, his intelligence and his love of life are at the heart of our company. All that we have done, and all that we will do, is informed by his values and his spirit. Through Oscar's example we know the way forward. We will make Oscar very proud of us by continuing in an even stronger way the work that Oscar loved so much."
Oscar de la Renta, who recently designed Amal Alamuddin's gown for her wedding to George Clooney, is survived by his wife Annette, his step children, and his adopted son.