Highlights from CEW's 60 year history.1954: Cosmetic Career Women is established.1964: Cosmetic Career Women is renamed Cosmetic Executive Women.1975: The Achiever Awards are established.1986: CEW France is formed.1989: Estée Lauder is honored with the first Lifetime Achievement Award.1992: CEW U.K. is formed.1992: The first Newsmaker Forum runs and is led by Edwin Artzt, chairman and chief executive officer of Procter & Gamble.1993: The CEW Foundation is formed.1994: The Beauty Awards make their debut.1999: Carlotta Jacobson becomes president.2000: CEW consists of 400 members. 2001: Cancer and Careers launches.2002: Jeanette Wagner is honored with Lifetime Achievement Award.2003: Cancer and Careers launches a Spanish-language Web site and workbook.2004: The first Women in Beauty Series is held.2004: Cancer and Careers U.K. is formed.2004: The Young Executive Committee and program are established.2004: CEW membership reaches 850.2004: The Indie Beauty Award is established.2006: The Speed Networking event launches.2009: The Women in Beauty Series is introduced to the West Coast.2010: CEW and Boston Consulting Group release the first study on Women in the Beauty Industry.2010: CEW membership opens up to men, ending the year with 178 male members.2011: The Eco Beauty Award is established.2011: The Great Idea Award for Fragrance Innovation is created.2011: Cancer and Careers holds its first National Conference on Work and Cancer.2012: The Women and Men in Beauty Series bows with the first CEW panel discussion featuring men.2012: CEW’s Beauty Insider newsletter makes its debut.2012: CEW reaches 5,000 members.2013: CEW partners with NPD for its Hot Off the Press event.2013: CEW/NPD partner to deliver a proprietary Trends Forecast for CEW members.2013: QVC Beauty with Benefits raises $1 million to support Cancer and Careers.2013: The QVC Beauty Quest Award launches.2014: CEW male members reach 698.2014: CEW/BCG conduct an industry-wide study on talent requirements for the future.2014: CEW’s Top Talent Awards make their debut. 2014: CEW partners with Yahoo for Most Buzzed About Award.2014: Leonard A. Lauder will be the first man to receive the CEW Lifetime Achievement Award.2014: CEW consists of more than 6,000 members.2014: CEW Connect, its first interactive member directory, is introduced.
Exclusive: @dsquared2 signs fragrance licensing agreement with Euroitalia, with the first effort of the new partnership being unveiled in September. The brand will launch two scents – one for men and one for women – in Italy. Read our interview with designer Dean and Dan Caten on WWD.com. #wwdbeauty #wwdnews (📷: @zefashioninsider)
@louisvuitton has officially renewed Nicolas Ghesquière’s contract as artistic director of women's collections. "I am very pleased to open the next chapter of the story I started with Louis Vuitton almost 5 years ago," said Ghesquière, who first signed on to design the French luxury brand's women's line in 2013. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)
“I learned then and there that I had to figure out a way in life to maintain and preserve my sense of pride when I felt good about what I did or what I represented or created,” said @saintrecords on how being bullied for wearing capri pants inspired her to be the artist she is today. Knowles was at the 70th Parsons Benefit last night where she outbid the room for a Dapper Dan customized @gucci experience. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
“There’s this amazing braintrust of people who know the whole universe so well. So we talked to them and they gave us more input,” said actor Alden Ehrenreich on playing the young Han Solo in “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” The cast was at NYC’s SVA Theatre last night for an advanced screening of the film, which hits theaters this week. #wwdeye #starwars #hansolo (📷: @aurorarosedecrosta)
@asaprocky spent nearly two hours in a Plexiglas box Sunday night at @sothebys putting himself through a series of “tests” to demonstrate the process of completing his new album called “Testing.” Get all the details and see all the pictures on WWD.com. #wwdeye
“I’ve struggled my whole life to find a bathing suit that fits me that doesn’t look like a maternity bra. I’m proud of the line because it’s an accurate representation of me rather than me putting on someone else’s clothes,” says @atlantabean of her swimwear collaboration with @piaarrobio, LPA X ATL. The two decided on a swimwear collab and increased the industry standard size for the pieces. Read more about the line — and our interview with de Cadenet Taylor and Arrobio — on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: Dan Doperalski)
Exclusive: Cate Blanchett has been named the first global beauty ambassador for @armanibeauty. Blanchett has been the face of the brand’s Sì fragrance franchise since 2013, and is now representing all of the label’s beauty categories including makeup and skin care. #wwdbeauty (📷: @zefashioninsider)