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The most iconic and memorable Oscar de la Renta gowns

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The iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died aged 82 yesterday at his home in Kent, Connecticut. 

While the Dominican-born designer's empire spanned perfumes and accessories, it was his elegant and exquisite gowns through which he really made his stamp on the fashion world. 

Chances are, if you're an A-lister (well, you might be, you never know who's reading), you've probably worn one of his creations on the red carpet at some point. 

But his works weren't just a regular at awards ceremonies, their also loved by many all over the world and have even been featured on popular TV shows such as Gossip Girl.

From designing for Sex and the City to his recent creation for Amal Clooney (née Alamuddin), we've taken a look at some of the most memorable gowns ever created by the brilliant and talented designer. He will be missed. 

(Images: Rex Features, Instagram)

  • Lupita Nyong'o

    At the White House Correspondent's Association Gala Dinner, Washington D.C, America, May 3 2014

  • Freida Pinto

    At the 67th Cannes Film Festival, France,18 May 2014

  • Michelle Williams

    At the AFI Fest 2011 My Week With Marilyn Film Screening, Los Angeles, 6 Nov 2011

  • Jessica Biel

    At the 79th Annual Academy Awards Arrivals, Los Angeles, 25 Feb 2007
  • Cameron Diaz

    At the 82nd Annual Academy Awards, Los Angeles, 7 Mar 2010

  • Jessica Biel

    At the Valentine's Day premiere, Los Angeles, 8 Feb 2010

  • Blake Lively

    At the A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Cure Parkinson's charity event, New York, 9 Nov 2013

  • Mischa Barton

    At a post-Emmy part, 18 Sep 2005

  • Sarah Jessica Parker

    At the Emmy awards 2000

  • Tina Fey

    At the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, 15 Jan 2012

  • Glenn Close

    At the Emmy awards, Los Angeles, 19 Sep 2004

  • Kerry Washington

    At the 44th NAACP Image Awards, Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, 01 Feb 2013

  • Halle Berry

    At the Die Another Day film premiere, London, 18 Nov 2002

  • Penelope Cruz

    At the 77th Academy Awards, Los Angeles, 27 Feb 2005

  • Lea Michele

    At the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Arrivals, Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, 30 Jan 2011

  • Amy Adams

    At the 85th Annual Academy Awards Oscars, Los Angeles, 24 Feb 2013

  • Jessica Paré

    At the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Los Angeles, 22 Sep 2013

  • Sarah Jessica Parker

    At the Costume Institute Gala Benefit celebrating Charles James: Beyond Fashion, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 5 May 2014

  • Leighton Meester

    As Blair Wardorf in Gossip Girl

  • Sarah Jessica Parker

    As Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    At the Screen Actors Guild awards, Los Angeles, 30 Jan 2011

  • Claire Danes

    At the Costume Institute Gala Benefit celebrating Charles James: Beyond Fashion, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 5 May 2014
  • Mila Kunis

    At the Screen Actors Guild awards, Los Angeles, 30 Jan 2011

  • Jessica Alba

    At the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Los Angeles, 13 Jan 2013

  • Amal Clooney

    At her final wedding dress fitting with Oscar de la Renta

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