When the news broke that Oscar de la Renta had passed away at the age of 82 on Monday night, it was only a matter of minutes before the odes to the famous designer started pouring in. Actresses, models, editors, and even politicians shared fond memories of de la Renta, many of them including photos of themselves in his timeless designs. It was clear that Mr. de la Renta had quite the following of leading ladies, many of them close friends, who loved the personable designer.
From Sarah Jessica Parker to Audrey Hepburn (above) to Laura Bush, de la Renta dressed and impressed his leading ladies with his dazzling designs and even more charming personality. Click through our gallery to see all of Oscars leading ladies.