The Battery Conservancy is honoring The Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. and executive group president, John Demsey, with The Battery Medal of Corporate Leadership at its 23rd annual spring gala.“The work of The Battery Conservancy to regenerate and conserve the landscape of lower Manhattan is a testament to the transformative power of beauty, something which The Estée Lauder Cos. has always been firmly committed to,” Demsey said. “As our founder, Mrs. Estée Lauder, said, ‘we are only as strong as the communities we work in.’ The Battery Conservancy upholds this same principle, which is why we are proud to support their cause.”The gala also celebrates the 15th year The Estée Lauder Cos. has supported The Battery Conservancy’s efforts in maintaining The Battery, the 25-acre public park found in Manhattan’s Battery Park neighborhood.“The Estée Lauder Cos. is an outstanding leader in corporate citizenship,” said Warrie Price, founder and president of The Battery Conservancy. “It understood and invested early in our passion to bring beauty and sustainability to New York’s birthplace park, in the city that gave birth to The Estée Lauder Cos.”The gala, which will be held on June 19 at The Battery, is being designed and produced by Jo Malone London. Laura and Harry Slatkin, Alina Cho, Tracy and Frank Bisignano and Ophelia and William Rudin will be in attendance.
Supermodel @helenachristensen teamed up with longtime friend and designer @camillastaerk on a joint @paredeyewear collaboration. The lineup features three styles and 11 offerings, all of which embody a vintage feel. Get all the details on how they celebrated the collab on WWD.com. #wwdaccessories #wwdeye (📷: @slovekinpics)
“It’s a hard industry to keep motivated, as well, so finding different subjects and people is what makes it worth it – when you’re like, oh, I’ve met great people, I feel like I’ve done something good, and I feel proud of having done this,” said French actress Stacy Martin on being grateful for the variety of roles she’s take on. Read @ktauer’s full interview with Martin on her her latest film “Godard Mon Amour.” #wwdeye (📷: @danieldorsa)
After showing in front of the Eiffel Tower for his last two women’s ready-to-wear collection, it looks like @anthonyvaccarello may be heading to the Big Apple. Sources say the designer will stage his next @ysl show in NYC on June 6. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @aitorrosasphoto)
EXCLUSIVE: Two and half months after John Targon, cofounder and codesigner of Baja East, was hired as creative director of the contemporary division at Marc Jacobs, he has left the company, WWD has learned. Marc Jacobs International, which is owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, confirmed Targon’s departure in a statement: “John Targon is a talented designer and we appreciate the work he has done here. Ultimately working together did not make sense for the brand and we wish him the best.” Read the story by @jessiredale, link in bio. #wwdnews
@theluxurycollection is officially launching a collection, tapping Sofia Sanchez de Betak for the capsule. Over 30 styles will be featured in the Chufy x The Luxury Collection, debuting next month at Bergdorf Goodman, The Webster, FiveStory and more. De Betak, known as “@chufy,” drew inspiration for the collection from her trips to Japan in the past year #wwdfashion
@lhd, founder and CEO of @thewebster, has teamed up with @lebonmarcherivegauche for the European launch of her ready-to-wear line, LHD. The launch will come with an exclusive pop-up opening today that’s set to run through May 20. Located on the second floor, it carries her debut Miami-themed resort collection, launched in November as see-now-buy-now. #wwdfashion