LUCAS LEAVES BENDEL’S: As part of the recent restructuring of Henri Bendel, Claudia Lucas has left the company. Scott Schramm, who was recently appointed senior vice president and general merchandise manager, will assume the responsibilities of Lucas, who was senior vice president and general merchandise manager of beauty.
HAUTELOOK HIRE: Paula Scandone has joined Los Angeles-based online sample sale club HauteLook as director of beauty. Scandone’s previous posts include retail director at The Plaza Beauty by Warren-Tricomi, divisional merchandise manager at Ulta and senior cosmetics buyer at Saks Fifth Avenue. “We are very excited to have Paula Scandone join our team at HauteLook,” said Adam Bernhard, chief executive officer of HauteLook. “We have had great success with our cosmetics and beauty sales, and the addition of Paula, with her vast knowledge of this industry, will definitely provide the leadership that will enable HauteLook to bring the best brands in the industry to our loyal membership.” Mark, Stila, Pop Beauty and Smashbox are among the beauty brands for which HauteLook has executed sales.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)