Often daring, almost always eye-catching, Oscar de la Renta’s impact on the red carpet ran deep, as can be seen by this photo of Penelope Cruz wearing one his his designs at the Met Gala remembering another designer — Alexander McQueen — in 2011. Here are some other famous faces who coveted his creations.
<p>Anne Hathaway was often known to walk the red carpet in Oscar de la Renta gowns. She wore this fitted red dress before she co-hosted the 2011 Oscars.</p>
One of the designer’s final fittings: the beautiful wedding dress for George Clooney’s new wife, Amal.
Emma Watson was a frequent de la Renta fan, as evident by this smoke gray gown at the world premiere of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” in 2011.
Oscar de la Renta was known for dressing many first ladies — so it’s only fitting that he’d also dress the first lady of television. This navy gown was designed for Oprah Winfrey to wear to the 2010 Met Gala.
Cameron Diaz made many a best-dressed list when she wore this Oscar de la Renta gown to the 2010 Oscars.
At the 2011 American Music Awards, Nicki Minaj proved it was possible to be both girly and provocative in a de la Renta gown.
Kristen Stewart was known for bringing an edgy goth or style to her Oscar de la Renta gowns, such as she did at the premiere of “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” in 2009.
The pregnant “Scandal” actress wore this elegant number at the 2014 DGA Awards.
The actress wore a frothy Oscar de la Renta full-skirted creation to the 85th Academy Awards.