Fashion Icon Oscar De La Renta Dies at 82

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Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died at the age of 82.

While De La Renta's cause of death has yet to be released, he was diagnosed with cancer in 2006 and reportedly looked "frail" at his women's wear show in September, according to USA Today. A family member told ABC News he passed away Monday.

Known for his mind-blowing gowns and stunning collections, the fashion icon dressed countless celebrities throughout the years, most recently designing George Clooney's now-wife Amal Alamuddin's wedding gown.

Amal's gorgeous gown aside, his dresses have been a mainstay on the red carpet for decades, with the likes of Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Biel, Sandra Bullock, Amy Adams and many more stars rocking his looks.

De La Renta first developed his love for fashion design while studying painting in Madrid at the age of 18, according to ABC News. After completing an apprenticeship with Cristobal Balenciaga, he landed a job with Lanvin in Paris and moved to New York City. The designer went on to launch his own label in 1965 and won numerous awards throughout his lifetime for his work, including a CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award.

It was clear that De La Renta not only was living his dream, but he also appeared to be very thankful for the life he had. He previously told Gotham, "A huge mistake we make is forgetting that one day we will die. We think that we are going to live forever."

"I always say life is a little like a garden. There is a time to plant, then a time you have to weed. Just think about people you've deeply cared for. And then think of the people you wish you'd spent more time with," he continued. "I always say this: Live, love and laugh."

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