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9 Oscar de la Renta gowns that will take your breath away

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Remembering a fashion legend through the women that wore his gowns

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta passed away yesterday, but what he left behind was an absolutely stunning, untouchable legacy.

"The great thing about fashion is that it always moves forward."

This quote from Oscar de la Renta is more poignant than ever, with his recent passing. And while, yes, fashion will continue to move forward, we thought it appropriate to take a moment and look at the past; at just a tiny slice of inimitable fashion moments brought to us by Oscar himself and the starlets who wore him so well.

1. Amy Adams

Remembering a fashion legend through the women that wore his gowns

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Oscar de la Renta was known for these incredible, sweeping skirts, and this Amy Adams number is no exception.

2. Jessica Alba

Remembering a fashion legend through the women that wore his gowns

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Jessica Alba looking like a peachy queen.

3. Sarah Jessica Parker

Remembering a fashion legend through the women that wore his gowns

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Proof that when two icons combine, something really special happens.

4. Taylor Swift

Remembering a fashion legend through the women that wore his gowns

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This gown is almost as dramatic as most of T. Swift's songs, in the best way ever.

5. Lea Michele

Remembering a fashion legend through the women that wore his gowns

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Glittering and gleeful, showcasing Oscar's amazing work.

6. Cameron Diaz

Remembering a fashion legend through the women that wore his gowns

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Just look at this dress! Just look at it.

7. Anne Hathaway

Remembering a fashion legend through the women that wore his gowns

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I may not love her acting, but I love her dressing.

8. Allison Williams

Remembering a fashion legend through the women that wore his gowns

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What's hot pink, mod and fabulous all over?

9. Julie Bowen

Remembering a fashion legend through the women that wore his gowns

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Modern Family more like modern glamly (not my best pun).

In all seriousness, let's close with another fabulous quote from the man himself: "Fashion is about dressing according to what's fashionable; style is more about being yourself."

Here's to being fashionable and stylish. It's what Oscar would've wanted.

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