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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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.
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> Robert Downey Jr. was a spectacle in his purple Paul Smith “Shawburry” spectacles, reminiscent of Bono’s signature shades. Along with the Iron Man 3 actor’s eyewear, Patricia Arquettewore a pair of violet oval specs while accepting her Best Supporting Actress award for Boyhood. LupitaNyong’o also went for the 20/20 experience, wearing a pair of chic round frames that have already earned its own Twitter account, @LupitaGlasses, naturally. Looks like we may have just found next season’s “it” item. Arts & Entertainment
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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. The look was criticized by some as ill-fitting at the top but lauded by Aya Kanai, executive fashion director of Cosmopolitan and Seventeen, as “white hot and sexy.” A chartreuse Gucci column gown worn by Naomi Watts with a knockout diamond Bulgari Serpenti necklace was a questionable color to others while she was lauded as a vision by Joyann King, editor of HarpersBazaar.com. “I love how she took the classic Old Hollywood glamour equation memorable hue, over-the-top jewels, red lip and Veronica Lake curls and made it completely relevant on today’s modern carpet,” King said. Ruth Wilson of “The Affair” stood alone in green, an edgy form-fitting Prada with a high neck and black-and-turquoise detailing.
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Galliano was born in the British territory of Gibraltar but was raised in London and studied in the capital before heading to Paris to join Givenchy and then Dior — and the British fashion pack has already welcomed him back. View gallery A picture taken on January 25, 2010 in Paris shows British designer John Galliano acknowledges the a In December, Galliano appeared on stage at the British Fashion Awards to present the Outstanding Achievement Award to “my friend”, US Vogue editor Anna Wintour, who wore one of his new creations for Maison Margiela. Galliano was viewed as the driving force behind the huge success of Dior during nearly 15 years at the fashion house. But his glittering career imploded after he was captured in a mobile phone video hurling abuse at people in a bar in Paris’s historic Jewish quarter. He was found guilty in September 2011 of making anti-Semitic insults in public — an offence under French law — although he was spared jail and was instead fined. He apologised and blamed his outbursts on alcohol and drugs, and underwent rehabilitation treatment.