News broke yesterday that legendary fashion designer, Oscar De La Renta dies yesterday, October 20, at the age of 82. De La Renta, whose full name was Oscar Aristides Renta Fiallo. became internationally known as a designer when he began designing dresses for former First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy.
As news broke, many tweets went out from celebrities and fashion models offering up their condolences and remembrance of their time with the iconic designer. Anne V, too, tweeted her sadness and her time with him, sharing a picture of her on the runway for one of his shows:
“The qualities I most admire in women are confidence and kindness” – RIP Oscar De La Renta, a true genius. You will be so greatly missed. Thank you for making me a part of your magic. (via annev_official Instagram).
In honor of Oscar De La Renta, we are sharing another time that Anne has worked with him. The beautiful model was a part of Oscar’s Pre Fall 2009 fashion show back in December of 2008.
Anne V Remembers Oscar De La Renta
(Anne Vyalitsyna on the runway for Oscar De La Renta Pre-Fall 2009 Fashion Show