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.
@fearofgod and @maxfieldla have teamed up on a pop-up installation. The store, located in the gallery space across from Maxfield’s Melrose Ave location, is the site of the brand’s House of God pop-up in which Fear of God founder @jerrylorenzo has created a church-inspired installation. A dozen vintage church pews sit in front of an LED screen playing 90s gospel singers in an effort to re-create an environment akin to a Southern Baptist Church, Lorenzo explained. Read more about the pop-up on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: Jennifer Johnson)
Known for his sleek, sophisticated American glamour, Norman Norell is the subject of an upcoming exhibition at @fitnyc. “Norell: Dean of American Fashion,” which runs from February 9 through April 14, will feature approximately 100 ensembles and accessories. His best work is exemplified by the designer’s glittering “mermaid” gowns frosted with thousands of hand-sewn sequins – like the one pictured. (📷: William Helburn) #wwdfashion
For pre-fall 2018, @balmain didn’t let go of the glitz. A crystal embroidered baseball jacket priced at around $40,000 hangs in the “couture” section of the brand’s first men’s pre-collection. Sporting the words “Balmain Army” across the back, the item took around two months to make. “When it was completed, it was like Christmas, it was like, ‘It’s done, it’s exactly what I wanted,’” said Balmain’s creative director @olivier_rousteing during a tour of the collection in a Paris showroom on Monday. #wwdfashion
Eighty degree temperatures and outdoor installations at the annual Art Basel Miami Beach called for bright, elevated beachwear. See more street style pictures on WWD.com. #theyarewearing #ABMB (📷: @lifeinreverie)
Following September’s emotional tribute to her brother Gianni, Donatella Versace wanted to bring the spring show’s deep sense of intimacy to her @versace_official pre-fall collection. Donatella found inspiration in Versace Palazzo in Milan and from Gianni’s opulent apartment. Archival patterns and new motifs were splashed on silk shirtdresses and fitted jersey frocks. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com. #wwdfashion
Demna Gvasalia continues to shake up the Paris fashion calendar — and experiment with new runway timetables for his @vetements_official brand. WWD has learned that Vetements plans to stage its next coed show for the fall 2018 season on January 19 during Men’s Fashion Week in the French capital. Details about the timing and venue have not been confirmed — stay tuned on WWD.com to catch the latest. #wwdnews (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)
@zacposen's go-to holiday gift? Cookies! "I'll usually bake cookies and send them as a gift," said the designer, who recently released his cookbook "Cooking With Zac: Recipes from Rustic to Refined." Get the recipe for his Brown Butter-Chocolate Chip Cookies via link in bio 🍪🍪🍪 #wwdeye #cookingwithzac
For @monsemaison’s pre-fall 2018 collection, Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim honed in on the brand’s many signatures — men’s wear, which was tweaked and feminized through deconstruction, proportion play and lots of bare shoulders. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: George Chinese)
On Friday night, @yohjiyamamotoofficial received the Design for Asia Lifetime Achievement Award in Hong Kong. The 75-year-old designer has been celebrated for many years and is best known for his dark and avant-garde tailoring. “In my long career, in design, architecture, [I’ve been to] so many parties, this is the very first time that I have such a warm feeling, I really appreciate this,” Yamamoto said. #wwdfashion (📷: @dominiquemaitre)