Jennifer Balbier, senior vice president of globalproduct development for artistry brands at theEstée Lauder Cos., has helped create some ofmakeup’s most memorable launches. Balbier,whose exuberance is matched only by her talent, takesher inspiration from everywhere. On a recent trip to Paris,she toted along her camera for WWD Beauty Biz, taking notes when something caught her fancy—and recording her impressions. “I love visitingParis,” says Balbier. “I love watching how the French live their lives. Whether it’s a piece of chocolate or a window display or people having coffeein the street, everything they do has such ﬂair.” The same could be said ofBalbier herself. Here, Paris from her unique point of view.
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