Oscar de la Renta has died at the age of 82

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Designer Oscar de la Renta and son Moises de la Renta attend an after party for The Cinema Society screening of 20th Century Fox's 'The Family Stone' presented by The Cinema Society and Vogue at the Tribeca Grand Hotel November 7, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
Oscar de la Renta and Moises de la Renta attend the 2011 Vanidades 'Icons Of Style Awards' Gala at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on September 22, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
Jamie Rusk, Oscar de la Renta, and Dr. Stephen Nimer attend Designed For A Cure 2014 Benefiting Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on February 13, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)
Designer Oscar de la Renta attends the 2014 Carnegie Hall Medal Of Excellence Gala Honoring Oscar De La Renta at The Plaza Hotel on April 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: First Lady of the Dominican Republic Candida Montilla (L) and designer Oscar de la Renta attend the 7th Annual Carnegie Hall Medal Of Excellence Gala Honoring Oscar de la Renta at The Plaza Hotel on April 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Designer Oscar de la Renta (L) and former New York City Mayer Michael Bloomberg attend the 7th Annual Carnegie Hall Medal Of Excellence Gala Honoring Oscar de la Renta at The Plaza Hotel on April 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage)
MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 13: Oscar de la Renta and Dr. Stephen Nimer attend Designed For A Cure 2014 Benefiting Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on February 13, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)
291087 01: Designer Oscar de la Renta stands with models on a runway October 31, 1996 in New York City. First Lady Hillary Clinton chose a de la Renta dress as her apparel for the 1996 inaugural gala. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Liaison)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Cara Delevingne walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2013-2014 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at 11 West 42nd Street on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: (BRAZIL OUT, NEW YORK TIMES OUT, UK VOGUE OUT) A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: (BRAZIL OUT, NEW YORK TIMES OUT, UK VOGUE OUT) A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: (BRAZIL OUT, NEW YORK TIMES OUT, UK VOGUE OUT) A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: (BRAZIL OUT, NEW YORK TIMES OUT, UK VOGUE OUT) A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: (BRAZIL OUT, NEW YORK TIMES OUT, UK VOGUE OUT) A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: (BRAZIL OUT, NEW YORK TIMES OUT, UK VOGUE OUT) A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: (BRAZIL OUT, NEW YORK TIMES OUT, UK VOGUE OUT) A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Eva Chen is seen outside the Oscar de la Renta show on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Model Karlie Kloss walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 03: Oscar de la Renta and Annette de la Renta are seen in Midtown on September 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 03: Oscar de la Renta and Annette de la Renta are seen in Midtown on September 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 03: Designers Oscar de la Renta (L) and Carolina Herrera attend the 2014 Couture Council Award Luncheon Benefit for the Museum at FIT honoring Carolina Herrera at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on September 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for FIT Foundation)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 03: (L-R) Seth Meyers, Anna Wintour, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Graydon Carter, and Renee Zellweger attend the 2014 Couture Council Award Luncheon Benefit for the Museum at FIT honoring Carolina Herrera at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on September 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for FIT Foundation)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 03: (L-R) Seth Meyers, Anna Wintour, and Oscar de la Renta attend the 2014 Couture Council Award Luncheon Benefit for the Museum at FIT honoring Carolina Herrera at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on September 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for FIT Foundation)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 03: (L-R) Seth Meyers, Anna Wintour, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Graydon Carter, Renee Zellweger and Donna Karan attend the 2014 Couture Council Award Luncheon Benefit for the Museum at FIT honoring Carolina Herrera at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on September 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for FIT Foundation)
Signed photographs of King Juan Carlos I of Spain, left, Simeon II of Bulgaria, center, and fashion designer Oscar de la Renta sit on display at tailor Gonzalo Lopez Larrainzar's luxury outfitters in Madrid, Spain, on Monday, July 7, 2014. Signs that bankers and other wealthy buyers of luxury clothing are more willing to increase their spending on such garments as hand-made suits, tuxedos and business shirts may be a signal that confidence in Spain's economic recovery is increasing, said Lopez Larrainzar in an interview. Photographer: Angel Navarrete/Bloomberg via Getty Images
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Designer Oscar de la Renta(L) and Michael R. Bloomberg attend the 2014 Carnegie Hall Medal Of Excellence Gala Honoring Oscar De La Renta at The Plaza Hotel on April 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 11: A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta Spring 2015 Bridal collection show on April 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 11: Models walk the runway at the Oscar De La Renta Spring 2015 Bridal collection show on April 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 11: A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta Spring 2015 Bridal collection show on April 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 11: A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta Spring 2015 Bridal collection show on April 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 11: A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta Spring 2015 Bridal collection show on April 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 13: Models walk the runway during an Oscar de la Renta fashion show during the Designed For A Cure 2014 Benefiting Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on February 13, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 13: Models walk the runway during an Oscar de la Renta fashion show during the Designed For A Cure 2014 Benefiting Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at Ice Palace on February 13, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Vallery Jean/FilmMagic)
MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 13: Oscar de la Renta attends Designed For A Cure 2014 Benefiting Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on February 13, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 13: Models walk the runway during an Oscar de la Renta fashion show during the Designed For A Cure 2014 Benefiting Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on February 13, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 on February 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 on February 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 on February 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 on February 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 on February 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A model walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 on February 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 06: Actress Victoria Justice, wearing Oscar de la Renta, walks the runway at Go Red For Women - The Heart Truth Red Dress Collection 2014 Show Made Possible By Macy's And SUBWAY Restaurants at The Theatre at Lincoln Center on February 6, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 26: Swanee DiMare is seen wearing Oscar de la Renta dress and Christian Dior at the Third Annual Splendor in the Garden luncheon at Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden on January 26, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Manny Hernandez/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 19: Oscar de la Renta attends the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute 2013 Gold Medal Gala at The Waldorf=Astoria on November 19, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 19: (L-R) Oscar de la Renta and Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain attend the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute 2013 Gold Medal Gala at The Waldorf=Astoria on November 19, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 19: Oscar de la Renta attends the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute 2013 Gold Medal Gala at The Waldorf=Astoria on November 19, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 19: (L-R) Oscar de la Renta, Former United States Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, Queen Sofia of Spain and actor Antonio Banderas attend the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute 2013 Gold Medal Gala at The Waldorf=Astoria on November 19, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 19: (L-R) Oscar de la Renta, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain attend the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute 2013 Gold Medal Gala at The Waldorf=Astoria on November 19, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Model Cara Delevingne walks the runway at the Oscar De La Renta Fall 2013 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at 11 West 42nd Street on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
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By ISABELLE CHAPMAN

A family member has confirmed that Oscar de la Renta has died at the age of 82, according to CNN. The legendary fashion designer was diagnosed with cancer in 2006, ABC News reports, though the official cause of death is not yet known.

De la Renta was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932 and rose to fame when he began designing for Jacqueline Kennedy and launched his own label in the 1960s. The fashion icon has since designed for a slew of first ladies, including Betty Ford, Laura Bush and Michelle Obama.

He spent the better part of a century designing evening gowns and other high fashion garments in New York City, according to New York Magazine. He most recently designed Amal Clooney's wedding dress.

Earlier this month de la Renta appointed Peter Copping as the new creative director of the Oscar de la Renta brand.

Legendary Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Dead at 82


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