All facets of the fashion community reacted to the news of Oscar de la Renta’s death, posting condolences and remembrances on Twitter.
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Coco Rocha @cocorocha
I’ll always remember him as a gentleman and class act. Oscar was never afraid to speak his mind or share his point of view #OscardelaRenta
Karlie Kloss @karliekloss
The world lost one of the most extraordinary people that I have ever met. Thank you for helping me become the woman I am today and for always inspiring me to be better. There simply is no one else like you.
Iman Abdulmajid @The_Real_IMAN
Visionary, Class Act and a true Gentle-man! We will miss you RIP #oscardelarenta http://instagram.com/p/uaS92XMw6e/
Reem Acra @Reem_Acra
In memory of a fashion icon and an inspiration, #OscarDelaRenta. May you rest in peace. http://instagram.com/p/uappQ9rzZj/
Monique Lhuillier @M_Lhuillier
The loss of an icon and fashion inspiration xM #RIP #OscarDeLaRenta
Diane von Furstenberg @DVF
Oscar de la Renta was a wonderful designer, a true Renaissance man. His voice will continue to sing in our hearts. Love Diane
Bergdorf Goodman @Bergdorfs
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Oscar de la Renta, a fashion icon, true artist, and a gentleman. He will be missed.
Saks Fifth Avenue @saks
A Fashion Icon Remembered: “I always say this: Live, love and laugh.” — Oscar de la Renta. 1932-2014
DKNY PR Girl @dkny
So incredibly sad for the world to lose the legendary Oscar de la Renta — a true fashion icon. May he rest in peace.
Naomi Campbell @NaomiCampbell
You made this a dream come a true !! RIP The GentlemanofFashion #Oscar de la Renta instagram.com/p/uZs3fmo5kE/
Marc Jacobs Intl @MarcJacobsIntl
We lost a fashion icon. Thoughts & prayers for family, friends, & all at Oscar de la Renta. We’ll miss you Oscar!
Vera Wang @VeraWangGang
… Oscar created a whole world of luxury, style, and elegance all his own. xx Vera
Isaac Mizrahi @IsaacMizrahi
the great elegant gentleman Oscar de la Renta. RIP
Joan Smalls @joansmalls
Que en Paz descanses Oscar De La Renta. You will forever live in all of our hearts, thank you for all… instagram.com/p/uZhw1RvFVI/
Rebecca Minkoff @RebeccaMinkoff
Saddened to hear the news about Oscar de la Renta. Thank you for bringing so much beauty into the world #RIP
Peter Som @PeterSom
#RIP #OscardelaRenta one of my fashion idols #AmericanMaster #icon #gentleman
Zac Posen @Zac_Posen
RIP legend #OscarDeLaRenta
Christian Siriano @CSiriano
Very sad to hear of the passing of Oscar De La Renta. He was a master, and an inspiration to me and so many other artists. He made beauty.
Ivanka Trump @IvankaTrump
Truly saddened by the loss of one of the greatest fashion icons of all time. Oscar de la Renta will be greatly missed.
Opening Ceremony @openingceremony
“I like light, color, luminosity. I like things full of color and vibrant.” — the incomparable Oscar de la Renta, love to @OscarPRGirl & fam
Tonight we are sad to say goodbye to fashion legend Oscar de la Renta. Thank you for inspiring us, Mr. de la Renta.
Neiman Marcus @neimanmarcus
“The qualities I most admire in women are confidence and kindness.” RIP Oscar de la Renta.
Milk Studios @MilkStudios
“The great thing about fashion is that it always looks forward.” — Oscar de la Renta #RIP
Nicky Hilton @NickyHilton
What a sad day for the fashion industry. An icon is gone. RIP Oscar de la Renta
️Alicia Quarles @alicialquarles
We’ve lost another visionary. RIP Oscar de la Renta. Thoughts and prayers to your family & friends.… http://instagram.com/p/uZe6oTGbF0/
Brian Boye @brianboye
RIP Oscar de la Renta. You were the master.
Andy Cohen @Andy
What a creative genius! #RIPOscar
Project Runway @ProjectRunway
We’ve lost a legend. RIP Oscar de la Renta
Rachel Zoe @RachelZoe
We lost one of the most brilliant and elegant men who exemplified true glamour…may he rest in peace #legend #myhero
Ron Ben-Israel @rbicakes
Sweet farewell #OscardelaRenta Your work inspired countless of our cakes
Reese Witherspoon @RWitherspoon
#OscarDeLaRenta was one of the most talented designers I’ve ever met. I’m lucky that I had the honor…http://instagram.com/p/ua1J5QChVh/
Hilaria Baldwin @hilariabaldwin
This dress…what an honor…gracias #OscardelaRenta . Descanse en paz #RIP http://instagram.com/p/uaqHoaA8SM/
Jada Pinkett Smith @jadapsmith:
What will the world of fashion be without #OscarDelaRenta? My condolences to his friends and family. May he rest in peace.