Coty Inc. has appointed Sabine Chalmers to its board.Chalmers will also serve on Coty's audit and finance committees. Since 2005, she has served as chief legal and corporate affairs officer, company secretary and a member of the executive board of management of Anheuser-Busch InBev, leading global legal, regulatory, communications and corporate social responsibility operations. Chalmers held the role while Anheuser-Busch was in acquisition mode, and she was involved with multiple cross-border M&A transactions."Her international experience as a senior leader in the global consumer goods industry will be a valuable addition to the broad range of experience already on our board," said Bart Becht, chairman of Coty.Before her tenure at Anheuser-Busch, Chalmers was with Diageo plc as general counsel of the U.S., international markets and Latin American businesses. Her international experience spans India, the Philippines, the U.K., Belgium and the U.S.She joins Coty as the company works to integrate and handful of recent acquisitions. In October, Coty closed an $11.6 billion deal for 41 beauty brands from Procter & Gamble, adding Cover Girl, Wella, Hugo Boss and Gucci fragrances and other brands to its portfolio. When that deal closed, Coty reorganized into three segments — Consumer Beauty, Luxury Beauty and Professional Beauty to handle the influx of brands. Since then, the business has acquired hair company GHD, and signed a deal to license the Burberry beauty business (after hiring Simona Cattaneo, Burberry's former senior vice president of beauty, in 2016). Coty also bought a majority stake in social selling beauty company Younique. Before the P&G deal, Coty acquired digital agency Beamly and Brazilian business Hypermarcas.Coty recently sold the Jennifer Lopez fragrance license to Designer Parfums. Becht and Coty chief executive officer Camillo Pane have previously said the business plans to divest certain brands and is aiming to sell off between 6 percent and 8 percent of overall revenues.
@margotrobbie steps out onto the red carpet wearing @miumiu. The actress is nominated for “Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role” in “I, Tonya” at the #SagAwards. (📷: Stewart Cook) #wwdfashion
For @massimogiorgetti of @msgm, the Nineties are his favorite decade. “They had a huge impact on my personal growth. What I like of the Nineties is that they are not so precise in terms of style as other decades…there was actually a bit of everything,” he said. As seen on MSGM’s Spring 2018 show: tie-dye and a bit of grunge, two styles that are synonymous with the decade #wwdfashion #wwddecades (📷: @kukukuba)
Breaking News: @hedislimane joins @celine as its new artistic, creative and image director. One of fashion’s preeminent image-makers and trendsetters, Slimane is to join the LVMH brand on Feb. 1 and unveil his first fashion proposition for men and women next September during Paris Fashion Week. It marks a major homecoming for Slimane, who cemented his reputation – and influenced men’s tailoring for more than a decade – as the designer of Dior Homme between 2000 and 2007. He went on to reinvent and ignite the house of Yves Saint Laurent, which he rechristened Saint Laurent, between 2012 and 2016 – all the while maintaining a close relationship with the Arnault family, which controls LVMH and Dior. Read the full exclusive story on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdnews #wwdfashion
“Personally I believe the Eighties have been the richest and more vivacious period for international fashion,” Giorgio Armani said when asked what his favorite decade of fashion is. It was a moment of disruption and experimentation and only thinking back to the first years of that decade is always an emotion for me, for what they have meant to me and my work.” The influence is clear in @giorgioarmani spring 2018 collection, pictured here, which was full of bright colors and unexpected prints. Read more about which decades designers loved most on WWD.com #wwdfashion #wwddecades (📷: @aitorrosasphoto)
For Lady Gaga’s only Italian show on her “Joanne World Tour,” the singer wore a range of @versace_official outfits. The standout piece: this custom-made bodysuit inspired by the brand’s spring 2018 collection. #wwdfashion (RG: @ladygaga)
@_camillaruth_ is expanding on the wellness-craze concept with @westbourne – a new NYC restaurant that’s both a healthy-minded café as well as a business that gives back to the community. Marcus works with the Robin Hood foundation to give back to The Door, a non-profit providing youth development services, and also hires employees through The Door. Read our full interview with Marcus on giving back through food on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)