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.
Exclusive: @britneyspears is continuing to expand her brand. The pop icon, who appears in @kenzo ’s latest campaign, is partnering with Epic Rights to launch a line of branded merchandise. Read @hernameislex ‘s story, link in bio. #wwdnews #britneyspears
The Duchess of Cambridge channeled Princess Diana’s look upon giving birth to Prince Harry, when she and the Duke of Cambridge departed the hospital with the new baby Prince this afternoon in London. #wwdeye #princeofcambridge
The new Prince of Cambridge has arrived! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge posed with the 8-pound newborn. She wore a look from one of her go-to designers, @jennypackham. Tap link in bio for more. #wwdeye #princeofcambridge
Jewelry label @alisonlou has made a name for itself with fine jewelry that speaks to the Millennial market. Now @twallz21 reports that the label is bringing those playful ideas to a new affordable line of lucite hoops with the launch of Loucite by Alison Lou. Here’s a look from the line modeled by @emrata. #wwdaccessories
@sarahjessicaparker and @gilt are teaming up on a bridal ready-to-wear line. Tomorrow, Parker will launch SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Bridal — and as part of the launch, Gilt will offer 15 exclusive styles from the SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker footwear collection that were designed to complement the new line. Made out of 10 styles, the line is designed for a variety of occasions, from bridal showers to receptions. Get more details on WWD.com #wwdfashion
A grooming moment between @tanfrance and @antoni last night at the The LGBT Community Center Trailblazer Awards honoring Anna Wintour, Ricky Martin and more. See more photos at WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
“It was a very surreal feeling. It wasn’t like we were in the studio together coming up with it — it’s more like he discovered it and loved it. I didn’t let myself get my hopes up, but then it happened it was very exciting,” said singer-songwriter @nombe on discovering that @pharrell would be using his song, “Cant Catch Me” on his HBO documentary series “Outpost.” The German-born singer — named Noah MacBeth — talked to WWD about feminism, using art as a platform for political expression and personal style. Read more on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
This season, denim is going west – in influence. Brands like @fathersdaughterla (pictured here), @tommyhilfiger Jeans, @levis and more are opting for raw, top-stitching styles. (Styled by @thealexbadia; 📷: @ryanplett)