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

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.
Source: http://news.yahoo.com/dutch-fashion-designer-frans-molenaar-dies-age-74-133806444.html

Fashion hits and misses on the Golden Globes red carpet | Breaking News | providencejournal.com | The Providence Journal

In order to provide integration to both Infor and third party applications a Connector Toolbox has been introduced. This includes standard integration to Infor M3 , which reduces the need for testing and time to value from the implementation. The latest release of Infor Fashion PLM also includes enhanced Product Development features, including support for prints. Fashion PLM now allows users to save the unique print in a specific library, making it easy to access and add them on the fly. These functions enable users to better anticipate style costs for sourcing — plus quick operation cost simulation capabilities are built-in to help make better business decisions. “Private brand retailers, brands and manufacturers need to become more agile to keep up with the latest and fast changing consumer trends,” continued McKee. “Infor is committed to investing in our Fashion applications and we are building out Infor Fashion PLM to beyond the boundaries of traditional PLM solutions with broad planning capabilities and a new level of user experience.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/infor-helps-apparel-footwear-companies-140000019.html

Highs and lows in fashion from the Golden Globes – Yahoo News

E! introduced this on the heels (pun intended) of its popular mani-cam, which affords close-up looks at manicures and jewelry. 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.
Source: http://www.providencejournal.com/breaking-news/content/20150111-fashion-hits-and-misses-on-the-golden-globes-red-carpet.ece

Infor Helps Apparel and Footwear Companies Better Combat Fast Fashion Pressures With Industry-Specific Applications – Yahoo Finance

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. “It was a little too “Little House on the Prairie.” Kanai demurred: “She was conservative and pretty for an expecting go here mother. She looked like she might have stepped out of a Jane Austen novel in a good way!” KERRY WASHINGTON: Usually solidly on point, she wore an of-the-moment midi length design by Mary Katrantzou. It was off-the-shoulder with pink and purple panels that were “too competitive with each other,” King said. “A monochromatic color choice would have been better.” Stephenson agreed.
Source: http://news.yahoo.com/highs-lows-fashion-golden-globes-152110449.html

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