Dutch Fashion Designer Frans Molenaar Dies At Age 74 – Yahoo News

read Molenaar’s design house says he died in an Amsterdam hospital on Friday following a fall at his home Dec. 22. Fellow designer Mart Visser told national broadcaster NPO Radio 1 on Monday that Molenaar was a pioneer in the Dutch fashion world known for his “architectural style” of clothes. As well as designing high fashion, including a wedding dress for the bride of Dutch King Willem Alexander’s cousin Prince Bernhard, Molenaar also embraced commercial projects such as creating clothing for garbage men and street cleaners in The Hague in the late 1960s and recently designing a walking frame. Molenaar’s funeral is scheduled for Thursday in Amsterdam. Arts & Entertainment
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Fashion hits and misses on the Golden Globes red carpet | Breaking News | providencejournal.com | The Providence Journal

It could have been a modern Audrey Hepburn moment but it wasn’t.” UZO ADUBA: Crazy eyes was, in a word, awesome. The “Orange Is the New Black” co-star rarely disappoints on the red carpet. This time around she wore a halter-style beaded gun metal design by Randi Rahm with ruby touches and a crystal-embellished neckline. “She just looked hot! Her hair looked great smoothed back,” Kanai said. KEIRA KNIGHTLEY: She did not get the let’s-flaunt-our-baby-bumps memo, showing up pregnant in a pale blue Chanel with a bib neck, tiers of ruffles at the bottom and appliques of butterflies and feathers. “That was not a best-dressed baby bump,” Stephenson said.
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Highs and lows in fashion from the Golden Globes – Yahoo News

Infor Fashion PLM helps link the vital areas of merchandising (product development and sourcing) with line planning, design and development, sourcing and production. Since the original release of Infor Fashion PLM, Infor has delivered a new Merchandise Planning module and a new Partner Collaboration module to support additional processes in the areas of merchandising, product development, and partner collaboration. The Merchandise Planning module supports the creation of new collections with overall budgets that can be allocated to product and market attributes as the collection and line plans evolve — streamlining processes. “The ability to compare and import budgets from external sources at the line level offers more efficiency and further streamlines the planning process,” said Robert McKee, industry strategy director, Fashion, Infor. “During the development process, being able to collaborate with suppliers and partners in the value chain from an early stage is paramount to success in the fashion industry.” In addition, the new Partner Collaboration module provides secure 24×7 web access for the exchange of information on styles, specification packs, update requests/comments, measurements, quotes, tests/standards and more, to avoid time lags and reduce communication errors. In order to provide integration to both Infor and third party applications a Connector Toolbox has been introduced.
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Infor Helps Apparel and Footwear Companies Better Combat Fast Fashion Pressures With Industry-Specific Applications – Yahoo Finance

This time, its tight shots of shoes and the feet that wear them. All was well, but I kept waiting for somebodys funky crooked toe to kill the glam. Distracting Arguably, that was the most interesting part of the red carpet broadcasts that began at 4 p.m. with E!s pre-pre-show and ended when hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler took the stage. Thanks to celebrity stylists, critical fashion reporters and cautious stars, red carpet shows are, with very few exceptions, tasteful, safe and boring. Where are you, Cher and Bjork? Among the well-dressed: Amal Clooney, whose sleek black Dior Haute Couture dress and elbow-length white gloves begged the question: George who?; Diane Kruger in a fit-and-flare silver Emilia Wickstead confection; and Viola Davis in a red Donna Karan Atelier strapless gown with a sequined bodice.
Source: http://www.providencejournal.com/breaking-news/content/20150111-fashion-hits-and-misses-on-the-golden-globes-red-carpet.ece

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