There's a reason so many celebrities have called upon Oscar de la Renta for their most special, career and life-defining moments — movie premieres, awards shows, weddings. It's because there are few designers in the world who can do romance, glamour and pure feminine elegance like he could during the course of his career, which spanned over 50 years. As the fashion world is mourning the loss of one of its most exquisite talents today, we decided to take a look back at the impact de la Renta left on pop culture, in the form of his beautiful red carpet gowns.
De la Renta was never one to shy away from volume, embellishments, dramatic construction and the brightest of colors, and each dress he sent down a red carpet was a sight to behold. They'll certainly set the standard for future generations in Hollywood.
Read on for some of the most memorable Oscar de la Renta red carpet gowns from recent years.