Iconic Designer Oscar de la Renta Remembered by Celebrities and Fashion Elite at Private Memorial Service
The family and friends of Oscar de la Renta gathered today for a private memorial service celebrating the designer, who passed away on Oct. 20 at age 82, following a long battle with cancer. Held at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola at Park Avenue and 84th Street in New York City, the service attracted a large crowd of notables, all who came out to pay their respects to the beloved fashion icon.
A multitude of celebrities, politicians, and other fashion figures were in attendance, including Hillary Clinton, Barbara Walters, Hugh Jackman, Diane Sawyer, Chelsea Clinton, Laura Bush, Matthew Broderick (sans wife Sarah Jessica Parker, who is filming in Italy), Karlie Kloss, Michael Kors, Vera Wang, Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger, Diane von Furstenberg, and Tory Burch.
Throughout his life, Mr. de la Renta had quite the following of remarkable women—click through our gallery to see all of Oscar's leading ladies, from Audrey Hepburn to Sarah Jessica Parker and Hillary Clinton.