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.
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."