HENRY DEPARTS LONGS: Cynthia Henry, category manager, cosmetics at Longs Drug Stores, is leaving the company after 17 years. She has been in her current position for seven years. Henry said she felt it was time to make a change and plans to take the...
HENRY DEPARTS LONGS: Cynthia Henry, category manager, cosmetics at Longs Drug Stores, is leaving the company after 17 years. She has been in her current position for seven years. Henry said she felt it was time to make a change and plans to take the summer off and spend time with her family. The position has not been filled.SEBASTIAN SHAPES UP: Sebastian International, maker of the Sebastian line of hair care products, is relaunching its Shaper brand in September. To support the launch, it has signed on a number of celebrity stylists such as Janice Alexander ("Spider-Man"); Kathrine Gordon ("Ocean's 11"); Barbara Lorenz ("Far Side of the World"), and Barbara Olvera ("Charlie's Angels" I & II). A trade and consumer advertising campaign will launch in August to support the new Shaper line, too. The campaign, photographed by Solve Sunsbo and styled by Robert Lobetta and Sebastian's artistic team, will include testimonial quotes from the celebrity hairstylists on the performance of the products.Nine new items will be added to the Shaper line, including Shaper Full Volume Boost Shampoo, Shaper Volume Boost Conditioner, Shaper Root Raise Lifting Spray, Shaper Full-on Body Mousse, Shaper Massive Texture Jel Mist, Shaper Soft Touch Smoothing Groomer, Shaper Sleek Hold Jel, Shaper Hand Press Flattening Fluid and Shaper In Control Fiber Wax.BEAUTY DOCTOR: Lizbeth Williamson, a makeup artist who often works with Bridget Fonda, Christina Applegate and Jennifer Jason Leigh,has just signed on as the new spokesperson for Physicians Formula Cosmetics and will be working with them in the upcoming year. Williamson will appear on Monday at the Physicians Formula booth at this weekend's NACDS Marketplace Show in San Diego. She will perform makeovers for several lucky trade show attendees.TEEN PANEL: NACDS, in conjunction with Teen People magazine, will hold a teen panel discussion on Monday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the San Diego Convention Center Meeting Room 3 on the 2nd Floor. The topic will be teen shopping; all attendees are welcome. From 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the set of NACDS Live on the main exhibit floor, the teens will reveal their favorite product picks at the show.CUT IT OUT: L'Oreal's Feria hair color brand is hosting the Feria Cut and Colour Lounge, a venue that by day operates as a hair salon and at night morphs into a club. L'Oreal's top stylists will offer New Yorkers a complimentary cut and color consultation. Celebrity stylist Oribe, L'Oreal's consulting hairstylist, will be on hand, too. The event, co-sponsored by Jane magazine, runs June 15-16 at 41 Wooster. The night club aspect, which is invitation-only, is exclusive to Saturday night and begins at 8 p.m. Information on the night club aspect is listed on janemag.comHAND ANSWERS: Spa Solutions Skin Renewal Treatment, an at-home spa treatment for hands and feet, is taking a cue from the makers of the successful salon exclusive One-Minute Miracle manicure and pedicure product. Spa Solutions, made specifically for the mass distribution channel, consists of five products. There's a skin-treatment exfoliating scrub containing dead sea salts ($16.99); an olive butter lotion for normal to dry skin ($7.99); an African Shea Butter lotion for dry to severely dry skin ($7.99), and two kits, each contains the skin treatment and a lotion ($19.) The products, made and distributed by Progressive Beauty brands, launches at NACDS Marketplace.UNIVERSAL APPEAL: Even Miss Universe needs beauty supplies. The newly crowned Oxana Ferorova was seen browsing Henri Bendel's beauty department last week. Ferorova stopped by the Vincent Longo counter and picked up the company's most recent introduction--Liquid Canvas Healthy Fluid Foundation in Golden Tan. She might want to consider stopping by again tomorrow, when Longo himself will be on hand from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to meet customers.
“These collections continue to build on that vision, empowering differently abled adults to express themselves through fashion,” said @tommyhilfiger of his line of adaptive apparel, which launches today. The line consists of 37 men’s and 34 women’s styles based upon the pieces from the spring Tommy Hilfiger sportswear collection. #wwdnews
“Stranger Things” is getting a new cast member for season 2. Meet @sadiesink_, the 15-year-old who will be joining the Netflix series for its new season. You may recognize her from “The Glass Castle” with Brie Larson and Woody Harrelson, but the Texas native’s next role goes in an entirely different direction. She describes her character, Max, as “a rough and tumble skater girl [who] becomes friends with the boys at school.” The second season debuts on October 27. (📷: @jgreenery) #wwdeye
Amid the Harvey Weinstein controversy, there’s another sector that’s being put under the spotlight for sexual abuse: the modeling industry. While rumors about abuse and sexual harassment of female and male models — and the photographers, agents and others who perpetrated it — have circulated within the fashion world for years, model @cameronrussell started posting stories from models on Instagram last week about abusive situations they’ve encountered — from sexual harassment and molestation to attempted rape. Over 75 have weighed in so far. Read more on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdnews
To celebrate its 16th anniversary, @dylanscandybar tapped designers and celebrities to create mosaics out of candy. The mosaics will be auctioned off to support the philanthropic cause of each participant’s choice. Pictured here is the mural created by @aliceandolivia's Stacey Bendet. For a first look at some of the other artwork being unveiled tonight, go to WWD.com. #wwdeye
The annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in Pacific Palisades this weekend drew Kate Hudson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Laura Dern and more. See pictures of the star-studded event on WWD.com. (📷: @chelsealaurenla) #wwdeye
In his new book “Hollywood Royale,” Andy Warhol’s Protégé Matthew Rolston celebrates the Eighties revival of Hollywood glamour. Featuring more than 100 portraits taken by Rolston from 1977 to 1993, the book contains photos of icons like Michael Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, and @drewbarrymore, pictured here in 1991. “Hollywood Royale,” out today, will be accompanied by an exhibition opening at Los Angeles’ Fahey/Klein Gallery on March 1. #wwdeye
"Nowadays when life is not so happy with everything going on in the world, I think people come to me for a little bit of whimsy and color and fun." - Designer Rebecca De Ravenel on her cult-favorite jewelry line. (📸 : @vsteves) #wwd40
“Everyone is talking about how the retail industry is struggling, but I think it’s an incredible time because brands who are doing something different and innovative are setting themselves up for the future,” said @adamgoldston, who founded the luxury athletic brand @apl with his brother @ryangoldsten. The Goldston’s are part of WWD’s 40 under 40: a group of industry notables. See the rest of the list on WWD.com. (📷: @vsteves) #wwd40
@eyeswoon blogger Athena Calderone debuted her first-ever cookbook, “Cook Beautiful,” which is heavily centered on the presentation and visual expression of food. Pictured here are her miso glazed carrots from the book. Get the recipe on WWD.com. (📷: @johnny_miller_) #wwdeye