Posts Tagged Academy Awards

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

This Sept. 11, 2012 file photo released by Starpix shows designer Oscar de la Renta, right, and model Karlie Kloss backstage before the presentation of the Oscar de la Renta Spring 2013 collection sponsored by Revlon at Fashion Week in New York. The designer, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82. (AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab, file)

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

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Actress Joan Fontaine’s property to be auctioned

This April 1945 file photo shows actress Joan Fontaine. Items from the California home of the Academy Award-winning actress, who died in 2013 at the age of 96, will be auctioned in New York between November 2014 and January 2015. (AP Photo/File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Items from the California home of Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine, including her 1941 Oscar for best actress, are heading to the auction block.

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