Bud Konheim, Nicole Miller’s Chief Executive Officer, Dies at 84 After Biking Fall

Nicole Miller’s longtime business partner Bud Konheim died Saturday, after injuries sustained from a bicycle accident in Connecticut.
Konheim, chief executive officer of Nicole Miller Inc, died at the age of 84 at Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Conn., Saturday. The cause of death was not immediately known, Miller said.
Services will be held Friday at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel in New York City.
Konheim and Miller have been one of the fashion industry’s longest-standing power couples, having worked together for more than 40 years. “He always said, ‘I’ve never had a bad day.’ He loved life and he loved his job.” Miller said. “He just always had this positive attitude. He just loved what he did. He loved the business.”
The irrepressible straight talker Konheim was a big picture thinker who examined the fashion industry from a mile-high perspective. Rather than talk up his own company’s success or most recent news, Konheim was more inclined to first discuss at great length why old-school retail models and other aging business practices weren’t working. Rather than bemoan the state of things, Konheim would fire off a litany of possible solutions. An early adopter of technology for a variety of elements of sales and design,

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Nicole Scherzinger stuns in sexy jumpsuit and copies Angelina Jolie’s iconic Oscar pose

NICOLE Scherzinger pulled her best impersonation of Angelina Jolie and made her leg centre stage at a jewellery party in Hong Kong.

The singer, 40, wore a glittering silver dress which had an enormous split up the side and posed just like Angelina, when she showed off the now-iconic pose at the 2012 Oscars.

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Nicole looked stunning in the sparkly one piece – but her jumpsuit appeared to be missing a leg[/caption]

Nicole was a VIP guest at a bash celebrating legendary jewellery designer Lorraine Schwartz at a luxury high rise apartment.

Nicole is a massive fan of Lorraine’s designs, along with stars including Kim Kardashian, Beyoncé and Halle Berry, and wore a pair of diamond chandelier earrings from her collection.

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Angelia Jolie nailed the pose back in 2012[/caption]

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The singer finished off her look with an equally dazzling pair of earrings to complement her jumpsuit[/caption]

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Nicole is certainly a fan of the metallic trend[/caption]


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The Pussycat Doll dazzled at the amfAR Gala Hong Kong[/caption]

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Nicole showed her love to the artists at the swanky bash[/caption]



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Nicole McLaughlin Talks Sustainable Design, Life on Adidas’ Farm and the Permanence of Books

MISTAKEN IDENTITY: Three years into her consultancy with Reebok as a full-time graphic designer, Nicole McLaughlin personifies the Millennial spirit that sustainability doesn’t have to be boring.
Off the clock, the New Jersey creative repurposes vintage store and eBay finds into one-of-a-kind creations. The slides she made from a magenta JanSport backpack racked up nearly 22,000 likes a few weeks ago. And more recently a pair of pants salvaged from two Columbia Sportswear ski jackets were another winner with her followers. “I have two jobs and to be honest they influence each other,” McLaughlin said Tuesday.
Edging more toward concept designer status, she sees her role in both capacities as “how to reimagine something that exists.” The end result can be mules made from Wilson tennis balls, or an umbrella repurposed with The North Face puffer jackets. Nearing the end of a London-Paris-Amsterdam trip with Reebok, McLaughlin said she steers clear of reimagining products from Reebok competitors like Nike or Under Armour.
In New York at the end of last year for a three-month rotation at “The Farm,” the creative hub in Greenpoint run by Adidas, she worked with seven to 12 apparel, footwear, color and material designers from its Herzogenaurach, Germany, and

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Critic’s Pick: ‘Destroyer’ Review: A Very Good Nicole Kidman Plays a Very Bad Woman

In the latest from Karyn Kusama (“Girlfight”), a corrupt female cop searches for a killer and possible redemption in the land of sunshine and noir.
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MSNBC’s Nicole Wallace told Jeb Bush to sucker punch Trump

MSNBC “Deadline: White House” host Nicole Wallace admitted on Thursday that she once encouraged Jeb Bush to physically attack then-candidate Donald Trump after a heated debate during the 2016 Republican primary race. “I told Jeb Bush after that debate that I thought he should have punched [Trump] in the face,” Wallace said during her show….
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