Snippets: Maybelline Moves… Coiffure Honor… Belli Baby…
Steven Waldberg has been named director of global public relations for L'Oréal-owned Maybelline New York. Prior to this role, Waldberg, a Franco-American, had served as director of global special events for Lancôme in Paris.
MAYBELLINE MOVES: Steven Waldberg has been named director of global public relations for L'Oréal-owned Maybelline New York. Prior to this role, Waldberg, a Franco-American, had served as director of global special events for Lancôme in Paris. He has been with L'Oréal since 2001. In his new role, Waldberg replaces Denise Quattrochi, who was named assistant vice president of consumer promotions for Maybelline New York and Garnier USA. Waldberg reports to Cyril Chapuy, general manager of Maybelline New York Worldwide.
COIFFURE HONOR: Ann Mincey received the Intercoiffure America/Canada "Inspiration" Award last month for her service to the professional beauty industry. Mincey, vice president, global communications, Redken, has helped raise more than $575,000 for the American Heart Association. BELLI BABY: The team behind Belli Cosmetics has expanded its focus from moms-to-be to babies. Belli Cosmetics founders Annette Rubin, a former Clinique executive, and physician Jason Rubin, a family practitioner, have designed four items for children, including a hair and body wash (Calm Me), a lotion (Nourish Me), a talc-free powder (Pamper Me) and a diaper rash cream (Protect Me). Belli Baby, as the line is called, is now sold in Mimi Maternity, A Pea in the Pod and Destination Maternity. Products sell for between $18 for Calm Me and $19 for the Nourish Me. A $32 gift box is also available. CURL JOY: Professional beauty brand Rusk has developed an in-salon service to take the curl out of hair. Rusk Radical Anticurl uses conditioners and a patented formula to deliver the temporary straightening service with prices ranging from $100 to $300, depending on the market. The straightening takes between 30 and 90 minutes to apply, depending on hair length, type, condition and desired results.
BEAUTY BUTLER: Luxury hairstyling brand GHD has partnered with the InterContinental London Park Lane hotel to offer the use of hair appliances to travelers in need of a bit of hair therapy. For a fee, guests can call up the concierge and order everything from the use of a GHD styling iron with a free mini thermal protector ($21), to GHD-prescribed shampoo, conditioner and treatment product with use of a styling iron ($157). All items are delivered on a silver tray.ARTIST FOREVER: Kevin-James Bennett has been appointed director of artistry and development for Make Up For Ever LLC. Bennett will also serve as a product development adviser to Dany Sanz, creator and artistic director of the Make Up For Ever brand. Bennett reports to Gilles Kortzagadarian, general manager of Make Up For Ever, U.S.
IFF'S FAB FIVE: Fragrance supplier International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. last month promoted five perfumers — Domitille Bertier, Sophie Chapuis, Tony Mills, Béatrice Piquet and Olivier Polge — elevating each to the post of senior perfumer. The five are based at IFF's creative center in Neuilly, France.
SEASON'S TREATMENTS: To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Salon AKS, Phyto has developed a multistep, 45-minute antiaging treatment. The procedure begins with Phytopolleine, a botanical pre-shampoo treatment to purify the scalp, which is followed by Huile D'Alès, to condition dry hair. Then, Phytoprogenium shampoo is applied, which is fortified with oat milk and almond and marshmallow root extracts, and hair is conditioned with Phytobaume conditioner. Lastly, a Phytodensium serum is applied to the scalp for an antiaging boost. The service costs $85 and includes a blowout.
@tradesy is turning the concept of a showroom upside down with its new space in Santa Monica. Here, the company plans to hold events, art exhibits and a showcase rare fashion pieces like this Louis Vuitton boxing set. Get all the details on Tradesy’s first showroom on WWD.com. #wwdnews
Spotted last night at the @erdem x @hm launch event: Kate Bosworth, Rashida Jones, Kirsten Dunst and Selma Blair. The party, which took place in LA, also marked the opening of their pop-up shop. “I was interested in creating a collection that wasn’t in any way disposable. It was about pieces you’d create and keep forever, things that have a permanence to it,” designer Erdem Moralioglu said. #wwdeye (📷: Katie Jones)
Renee Zellweger in yellow in 2001 and again in 2017. Chosen as one of the 12 @pantone Leading Spring Colors (and dubbed “Meadowlark”), it only makes sense that the bright hue stands the test of time and is making a resurgence this season, seen already on stars like @blakelively and @gigihadid. (📷: Donato Sardello & @rexfeatures) #wwdfashion #tbt
Dior’s 70th anniversary celebration continues with a new exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. “Christian Dior,” which is scheduled to run through March 18, takes a look at the founders tenure from 1947 to 1057 and feature 40 designs. Pictured here is an evening gown from the Ailée, fall 1948-49 haute couture collection. #wwdfashion (📷: Brian Boyle)
As one of the most recognizable models in the world, Christy Turlington Burns has an insider’s view of the fashion industry and the allegations of sexual harassment swirling around it. “I can say that harassment and mistreatment have always been widely known and tolerated in the industry. The industry is surrounded by predators who thrive on the constant rejection and loneliness so many of us have experiences at some point in our careers,” Turlington told WWD, along with her suggestions for how the modeling world should protect younger women and men. Read more on WWD.com. Link in bio. (📷: Tony Palmieri) #wwdnews
@asics America has tapped a new brand ambassador: famed DJ/record producer @steveaoki. This initiative is intended to set the tone for the new brand identity and philosophy and will include partnerships with influencers and in-store and off-line activations that will continue into next year. This is Asics’ most significant marketing effort in two decades, and is expected to attract younger consumers to the brand. #wwdfashion
24-year-old Jean Prounis is redefining the rules of jewelry. Formerly a studio assistant to Jemima Kirke and a design apprentice at Ghuran, she focuses on handcrafted subtleties and ancient goldsmithing techniques. “There was a really sterile feel in the environment and I wanted to have jewelry with character that shapes how you wear it everyday,” Prounis said. Each piece is hand made in New York, either by Prounis or three other jewelers in the district. #wwdfashion
“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