With the news that Oscar de la Renta had died at 82, Hollywood and the fashion world took to social media to express grief and condolences. The famed designer — who dressed every first lady since Jacqueline Kennedy (including, very recently, Michelle Obama) — was beloved by movie stars (Sarah Jessica Parker memorably wore his signature to this year’s Met Gala, while Amy Adams wore custom de la Renta to the Oscars last year), up-and-coming starlets (Blake Lively loved his work, as did Taylor Swift) and grande dames (including Barbara Walters) alike.
He recently created Amal Alamuddin’s elegant wedding gown, as well as Jenna Bush Hager’s and Kate Bosworth’s. Below, read to see the outpouring of reactions from friends, fashion insiders and celebrities.
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