Celebs Donning Oscar de La Renta

In remembrance of the beloved fashion designer, let’s take a look at his decadent designs.

Celia L. Smith Oct, 21, 2014

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It was an epic night at the 2010 MET gala when two greats, Oscar de la Renta and Oprah, showed up as each other’s dates. Oprah clad in a midnight-hued silk organza gown designed by de la Renta, of course.

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Serena Williams also showed-up and showed-out at the MET gala in a feathered swan-like Oscar frock and Philip Treacy fascinator, for a look that was simply that: fascinating.

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At the 2011 BRIT Awards Rihanna rocked the designer's rose embellished threads in her very own way –– with matching mane!

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At the 100th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, Lupita Nyong'o was spot on in this Oscar peplum piece!

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Ms. Minaj makes a moment of everything –– even an Oscar de la Renta gown. Far from your average ball gown, the rapper dons an emerald silk-taffeta gown with a lace bodice straight from the Spring 2012 runway for a double win at the AMA’s.

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Kerry’s ornamental cloque gown by the designer was utterly dreamy and reminiscent of cotton candy at the NAACP Awards.

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At the 2012 Spirit Awards Rashida Jones definitely got into the spirit of things in this de la Renta leaf-print silk and cotton dress that added a splash of color to the carpet.

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The actress popped by her premiere for Star Trek Into Darkness wearing a playful printed piece from the designer.

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The Mandela actress crashed her own preview clad in a crochet Oscar de la Renta that wasn’t your typical run-of-the-mill red carpet number, and we don’t mind it one bit.

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Ebanks’s leg makes a +1 appearance to The New Yorkers for Children gala in 2012 in a thigh-high gown that Mr. de la Renta obviously designed with the model in mind.

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A night at the ballet for the Opening Night Spring gala calls for a sparkly pretty pleated number with balletic style pumps that tie at the ankle, courtesy of the talented designer.

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When Washington needed a cute quick fix at the 66th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards to camouflage her baby bump, this polka-dotted tent-style frock was just what the designer ordered.


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