In this May 3, 2010 file photo, Oprah Winfrey, right, and Oscar de la Renta arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

Photos: The legend of Oscar De la Renta

Oscar De la Renta, who dressed first ladies, socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, died Oct. 20 at his Connecticut home…

In this Feb. 14, 2012 photo, designer Oscar de la Renta appears backstage before his collection is shown during Fashion Week in New York. Watching the legendary 79-year-old backstage Tuesday night, it was clear that de la Renta is virtually immune to the circus and hype that accompanies New York Fashion Week. For de la Renta, despite decades in the business, each show commands his total attention as a personal unveiling of a labor of love. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

First ladies Laura Bush and Hilary Clinton both wore de la Renta gowns to inaugural balls, and Penelope Cruz and Sandra Bullock wore his wor…