What a year! Looking back at the key events of 2013. JANUARY 17: Katie Holmes joins Alterna as co-owner and spokeswoman. 31: Sephora opens its largest store in Asia, a 54,000-square-foot, five-level unit in Shanghai.
FEBRUARY 7: Walgreens president Joe Magnacca leaves for RadioShack. 14: Chuck Rubin, Ulta Beauty’s president and ceo, resigns. 23: Inglot Cosmetics founder Wojtek Inglot dies at 57.
MARCH 10: Hisayuki Suekawa steps down as Shisiedo ceo. 15: Net-a-porter adds beauty offerings. 21: Chanel promotes Christine Dagousset to deputy general manager of fragrance and beauty.
APRIL 5: Donald J. Loftus named president of Parlux Ltd. and executive vice president of Perfumania Inc. 10: Leonard A. Lauder announces pledge to donate his art collection to New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. 15: L’Oréal buys beauty activities of Kenya’s Interconsumer Products.
MAY 23: A.G. Lafley returns to P&G as chairman, president and ceo. 22: Coty Inc. agrees to acquire Southeast Asian beauty company StarAsia.
JUNE 6: One Direction Our Moment launches. The boy band’s first scent would go on to rack up a wholesale volume of $70 million in year one. 12: Coty Inc.’s IPO is set at $1.15 billion. 24: Ulta names Mary Dillon as ceo.
JULY 16: Jill Scalamandre joins Coty to head Philosophy.
AUGUST 6: Target acquires DermStore Beauty Group. 15: Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. sales soar past $10 billion. 16: L’Oréal launches its first cyberbrand, Em, with YouTube sensation Michelle Phan.
SEPTEMBER 1: Estée Lauder stages its largest fragrance launch in a decade, Modern Muse. 6: Tory Burch’s first fragrance debuts at Bloomingdale’s. 10: Walgreens acquires Kerr Drug. 23: L’Oréal makes it first acquisition in India with Cheryl’s Cosmeceuticals.
OCTOBER 4: Barney’s unveils renovated beauty departments in New York and Beverly Hills. 9: Revlon Consumer Products Group acquires The Colomer Group for $665 million. 10: Amazon.com launches luxury beauty shop. 24: Calvin McDonald named president and ceo of Sephora Americas. 31: Lorenzo Delpani appointed Revlon ceo.
NOVEMBER 5: Unilever takes stake in French skin care brand Ioma. 15: Macy’s unveils its renovated Herald Square beauty floor, part of a $400 million store revamp.
DECEMBER 1: Pitbull launches debut scent and gives Amazon.com its first fragrance exclusive. 24: Shiseido appoints Masahiko Uotani president and ceo. 31: Revlon exits China after struggling to grow its business in the country.
My character, Dinah Madani, is just the coolest, [most] badass woman imaginable," says @amberroserevah. The actress stars in @marvel's newest series on @netflix, @thepunisher. To prepare for her role, Revah sat down with Homeland agents to get a real sense of with Dinah's day-to-day life is really like. Read our full interview on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
A scene from the 91st annual @macys Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade, which boasts 50 million TV viewers and 3.5 million on-site spectators, is considered one of the largest and most watched parades in the world. (📷: Jason Szenes/EPA-REX)
The circus came to @bloomingdales 59th Street on Tuesday night and lit up Lexington Avenue with acrobatic dancers, death-defying knife throwing, sword swallowing and aerial acts with no net. The 45 minutes of theatrics built up to unveiling the holiday windows depicting @swarovski crystal-encrusted circus pieces and scenes from “The Greatest Showman” – songs from the soundtrack included. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: Joshua Scott)
The psychedelic fashion that pervaded the ’60s is back with an exhibit at the @museumofcityny. “Mode New York: Fashion Takes a Trip” chronicles the changing styles from 1960 through 1973 and features designers such as @ysl, @oscardelarenta and more. The exhibition, which is on display through April 1, is organized into four periods: First Lady Fasion, Youthquake, New Bohemia and New Nonchalance. Pictured here is model Pat Bardonella during the Garvey Day Parade in 1968. (📷: @kwamebphoto) #wwdeye #wwdfashion
“People should be a lot more honest in expressing both the dark and light of themselves. We need to give each other the space to do that because it’s the only way we can grow and evolve,” says @noelwells of her new film “Mr. Roosevelt,” which is largely based on her own struggles. Unexpectedly leaving @nbcsnl in 2014 after just one season, Wells felt set back in her self-esteem and career trajectory. She quickly refocused her energy to more personal projects, which led to the completion of “Mr. Roosevelt.” Read the rest of WWD’s interview with the “Master of None” actress on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
@barbrastreisand is giving fans a chance to see her perform up close in a new concert series, which makes its debut on @Netflix today. From behind-the-scenes takes to her concert performance in Miami last December, the two-hour streaming special captures Streisand in her element. Pictured here is the singer/actress photographed for WWD in 1963. (📷: Palmieri Tony) #wwdeye #wwdarchive
@chanel and @pharrell dropped what’s being dubbed as the world’s most exclusive sneakers yesterday. The Adidas Originals NMD Hu, which Williams designed in collaboration with Chanel and @adidasoriginals, has a waiting list of over 120K people who pre-registered online at chanelatcolette.fr –– and only 500 pairs are on sale. The singer predicted the resale value of the shoes could reach $40K. Read the full interview on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdfashion (📷: Dominique Maître)
@imanshumpert is diving deeper into his creative endeavors and relaunching his clothing line, Post 90s, and is helping to raise money for the hurricane victims in St. Maarten with a jersey he’s designed with his brother. The Cleveland Cavaliers player talked to WWD about kneeling during the national anthem, working with fashion brands and how he wants to be more than an @nba player. Read the interview on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: George Chinese)