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CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award, American Fashion Critics Award, Order of Juan Pablo Duarte, Oscar de la Renta (born July 22, 1932) is one of the worlds leading fashion designers. De la Renta was born Oscar Aristides Renta Fiallo in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, to a Dominican mother and a Puerto Rican father. At the age of 18 he left the Dominican Republic to study in Spain, where he studied painting at the Academy of San Fernando in Madrid. He quickly became interested in the world of fashion design and began sketching for leading Spanish fashion houses, which soon led to an apprenticeship with Spains most renowned couturier, Crist bal Balenciaga. Later, de la Renta left Spain to join Antonio Castillo as a couture assistant at Lanvin in Paris.