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

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 http://www.chicemma.com 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.
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Highs and lows in fashion from the Golden Globes – Yahoo News

The fashion fails were, of course, the most interesting part of the red carpet. Naomi Watts didnt get the Nobody Looks Good in Yellow memo; the cut of her Gucci gown was lovely, but the color was unfortunate. Emboldened by their success adorning their mothers bridal veil, it appeared that Angelina Jolies kids wreaked creative havoc on Keira Knightleys Chanel gown, which was covered with butterflies and bugs. In fact, it took 30 people a week to assemble the couture creation. Melissa McCarthy wore a gown whose white long-sleeved top was collared and whose black skirt was ruffled. She told E!
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

It was this great respite from all the boring gowns. And her hair was down. It was superglamorous and a little bit edgy,” she said. Extending last year’s red trend was standout Viola Davis in Donna Karan Atelier. Her sisters in sultry red included Allison Williams, Lena Dunham and Helen Mirren. And there was plenty for us to love or hate, including a daring white Vera Wang Collection gown for “Gone Girl” co-star Rosamund Pike. She showed off midriff cutouts, a strappy barely there back and plunging neckline soon after giving birth.
Source: http://news.yahoo.com/highs-lows-fashion-golden-globes-152110449.html

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