The Fragrance Foundation has revealed its 2014 roster of finalists, which will be narrowed down at the Finalist Breakfast, held on April 11, at the Mandarin Oriental in New York. At the event, which will be emceed for the second year by actress Christine Baranski, Michael Gould, former Bloomingdale’s chairman and chief executive officer, will be named the Hall of Fame Honoree. And Carlos Benaim, master perfumer at International Flavors & Fragrances, will receive the Perfumer of the Year Lifetime Achievement award. The final winners will be revealed at The Fragrance Foundation Awards on June 16 at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.
“I see things on the hanger and I’m, like, ‘I never knew that color worked on me.’ It’s things you necessarily wouldn’t choose to wear, but once you put them on, you see why Janie is who Janie is." — Lily Collins on working with former "Mad Men" costume designer, Janie Bryant on creating looks for her role as Celia Brady's in Amazon series, "The Last Tycoon." 📸@jilliansollazzo #wwdeye
EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Rutson has been tapped to Build New American Fashion Group. The parent of Joie, Equipment and Current/Elliott hired the merchant to rev up its brands and expand its portfolio into designer, beauty and lifestyle categories. Read more on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdfashion
Michael Kors' $1.3B Jimmy Choo deal has the company squaring off with Coach Inc. as both seek to build American powerhouses. Coach bought Stuart Weitzman in 2015 and Kate Spade just two weeks ago, but Michael Kors' acquisition may be putting pressure on its rival in the new push for scale. #wwdnews (📷: George Chinsee)
Meet actress Lucy Boynton, who plays opposite Naomi Watts in the recently released Netflix series "Gypsy." Boynton stopped by WWD to talk about her upcoming projects and her nomadic lifestyle. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @dandoperalski)