De la Renta, Oscar

(1932- )
   Born in the Dominican Republic, de la Renta studied in Madrid and began his fashion career sketching for Cristobal Balenciaga. He founded his own company in New York in 1967 and received worldwide recognition. In 1993, de la Renta was appointed designer at Balmain in Paris, the first American designer to receive such a prestigious appointment. Combining drama and ethnic tradition is de la Renta's trademark. He has dressed famous film stars and U.S. first ladies. In 2005, de la Renta held his first trunk show in Russia. The department store Aizel will carry de la Renta cocktail and evening dresses, daywear, and accessories.

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  • de la Renta, Oscar — born July 22, 1932, Santo Domingo, Dom.Rep. Dominican born U.S. fashion designer. After studies in Santo Domingo and Madrid, he became staff designer for Cristobal Balenciaga in Madrid. He moved to New York City in 1962 and started his own… …   Universalium

  • de la Renta, Óscar — (n. 22 jul., 1932, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana). Diseñador de modas estadounidense de origen dominicano. Después de cursar estudios en Santo Domingo y Madrid, se incorporó al grupo de los diseñadores de Cristóbal Balenciaga en Madrid. Se… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Oscar de la Renta — Born July 22, 1932 (1932 07 22) (age 79) Dominican Republic Nationality Dominican/United States Occupation Fashion designer …   Wikipedia

  • Renta — Oscar de la Renta mit Maria Perez Arton, Laura Bush und Carolina Herrera (2005) Oscar de la Renta (* 22. Juli 1932 in Santo Domingo als Oscar Aristides Renta Fiallo) ist ein Modedesigner, der von Modekritikern zu den einflussreichsten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Oscar de la renta — (né Oscar Aristides Renta Fiallo) (22 juillet 1932 ) est un grand styliste de mode. Sommaire 1 Jeunesse et débuts 2 Récompenses, honneurs, oeuvres philanthropiques 3 Références …   Wikipédia en Français

  • renta — (Del lat. vulgar *rendita < lat. reddita.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 ECONOMÍA Beneficio o cantidad de dinero que rinde o proporciona una cosa en un determinado tiempo: ■ las acciones le producen una buena renta al año. SINÓNIMO interés rédito 2… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Oscar — /os keuhr/, Trademark. one of a group of statuettes awarded annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance. Cf. Academy Award. [allegedly named in 1931 by an employee of… …   Universalium

  • Oscar de la Renta —    See De la Renta, Oscar …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • Óscar de la Renta — Biografía Nace 22 de julio de 1932 (79 años) Santo Domingo,  República Dominicana Nacionalidad Dominico estadounidense …   Wikipedia Español

  • Oscar de la Renta — Oscar de la Renta, né Oscar Aristides Renta Fiallo le 22 juillet 1932 est un grand styliste de mode dominicain. Sommaire 1 Jeunesse et débuts 2 Récompenses, honneurs, œuvres philanthropiques 3 Références …   Wikipédia en Français

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