The fashion world has lost a true gentleman in Oscar de la Renta.
The late designer's kind spirit weaved a tapestry just as beautiful as his runway, red carpet and bridal creations. And it is because of the utmost class de la Renta exuded beyond the catwalk, that he will live forever in our memories.
Following news of his death on Monday, fashion's elite took to Twitter to offer heartfelt condolences and memories of de la Renta. Scroll down to see how they mourned "the king of evening."
RIP Oscar de la Renta. He always seemed to care more about being right, being good than being cool. That quality is rare, and getting rarer.— Matthew Schneier (@MatthewSchneier) October 21, 2014
Mr. de la Renta passed today - my heart goes out to his entire family - especially Moises - NY just lost a whole lot of Glamour— Kelly Cutrone (@kellycutrone) October 21, 2014
"I like light, color, luminosity. I like things full of color and vibrant." -- the incomparable Oscar de la Renta, ❤️ to @OscarPRGirl & fam— opening ceremony (@openingceremony) October 21, 2014
We've lost a legend. RIP Oscar de la Renta— Project Runway (@ProjectRunway) October 21, 2014