HARAM TO CAROL’S DAUGHTER: Lori Haram has been named general manager of Carol’s Daughter. She will work with founder Lisa Price and chief executive Steve Stoute to continue to grow the beauty brand.
Haram, most recently a consultant for Carol’s Daughter and MAC Cosmetics, began her beauty career as executive director of financial planning and analysis for Estée Lauder International in 1994. She was vice president of finance for Estée Lauder USA and Canada from 1995 to 1996 before working in the finance and strategic planning group at EMI Group’s Angel Records division. She returned to Lauder in 2000 as vice president of global finance and strategic planning for MAC Cosmetics, a role she held until 2006. She also served as Sean John Fragrances’ vice president of global finance from 2003 to 2006. JESEL PROMOTED: Guillaume Jesel has been named senior vice president of global marketing for MAC Cosmetics. Jesel, who previously was vice president of global marketing, will continue to report to John Demsey, group president of the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
“Guillaume Jesel is a global strategic thinker who is invaluable to MAC,” said Demsey. “His deep understanding of the brand and love of the MAC culture emanates in his work. I am confident that he will continue to contribute to the evolution of the MAC brand.”
In his new role, Jesel will continue to lead MAC’s global marketing efforts with five strategic areas of focus: product marketing, consumer marketing, new launch management, makeup artistry and artist research. His expanded responsibilities include overseeing the artist relations department, which Demsey noted “is central to MAC’s ties with the professional makeup artist community,” and the creation of an alternative media department.
Before joining MAC, Jesel served as vice president of global makeup marketing for the Estée Lauder brand where he served as a liaison with Tom Ford for Ford’s collaboration with the brand. SUNSCREEN STATS: Two-thirds of women in the U.S. use sunscreen but the use of such products varies by ethnicity, according to a skin care survey conducted by The NPD Group. While 69 percent of white women use sunscreen, 64 percent of Hispanic women and 45 percent of black women use the products, the firm stated. The majority of black women who use sunscreen, NPD noted, uses SPF 30 and above, and 40 percent of white and Hispanic women use sunscreen that is SPF 30 and above. “More and more women are recognizing that preventing sun damage is a first line of defense against aging,” said Karen Grant, NPD’s global industry analyst and vice president of beauty. “Since 2005, in-sun products have outsold self-tanners in the U.S. prestige market, and growth is being fueled primarily by higher protection products with SPF 30 and above.” The firm added that 60 percent of women use sunscreens that are SPF 15 and above.
ROYAL GROOMING: Prince Charles’ charms may not extend to fairy-tale good looks, nevertheless, the heir to the British throne has teamed up with The Organic Pharmacy to create a treatment line inspired by plants found in the garden at his country retreat. The five-unit collection, dubbed Highgrove in honor of the prince’s estate in Gloucestershire, comprises products tailored for gardeners, including a hand scrub and hand cream. Given the prince’s strident views on traditional farming methods, the line is organic, naturally. A king’s ransom is hardly required to snap up the products, which range in price from 7.50 pounds, or about $15, for a hand cream to 16.50 pounds, or about $33, for a hand scrub. The line, which bowed in June, is sold in The Organic Pharmacy stores, as well as Prince Charles’ boutiques in Highgrove and Tetbury. Profits from their sale go to the Prince’s Charities Foundation.
@pantone announced their Color of the Year 2018: Ultra Violet. Nearly 20 months after the musician Prince’s death, fashion is having a purple moment. Varying shades of purple appeared on spring or fall runways, from @christopherkane to @calvinklein. @gucci’s Alessandro Michele bathed his fall runway in ultra violet-colored light at one point. Pantone 18-3838 is meant to “push the boundaries of what inspires us to look upward and outward to the future.” #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @kukukuba)
@badgalriri’s @fentybeauty launch in September was a massive success on social media, powering $72.9 million of earned media value, according to Tribe Dynamics. The brand’s foundation offering sparked conversations about diversity in beauty, launching the growth of emerging influencers and propelling the brand’s support on social media. Today, #fentybeauty won Launch of the Year at the WWD #BeautyIncAwards. (📷: Chema Moya/EPE-EFE)
@marianna_hewitt has become one of the most influential content creators in the beauty space, with almost 800,000 Instagram followers and a newly launched skin care line called @SummerFridays. Today, she was awarded Influencer of the Year at the WWD #BeautyIncAwards. (📸: @sophiachabbott )
As shopping behaviors evolve, the retail experience must follow. Head over to retail experts @colliersinternational’s Knowledge Leader series to read more about the shift in our shopping era. #colliersretail #lovecolliers
@prada opened a pop-up club, called Prada Double Club, in collaboration with German artist Cartsen Höller at @artbasel Miami. Last night, guests – including @youngparis, @ritaora and even Miuccia Prada herself – gathered in a former ice factory where the pop-up is housed for a performance from @wyclefjean. Go to WWD.com for full coverage on all the exhibits, parties and more at #ArtBaselMiami. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
@louboutinworld and @disney are making magic once again, creating a set of shoe designs for the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Louboutin designed a pair of shoes for each of the film’s four female leads: Rey (@daisyridrey), Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo (@lauradern), Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie) and Rose Tico (@kellymarietran). The shoes will debut on Saturday at the L.A. premiere of the latest episode. #wwdfashion
Today at the #BeautyIncAwards 2017, WWD will be joined by beauty leaders from around the world as we honor this year's most innovative people, products, brands and places. Follow along here and on Twitter for live coverage from the exclusive event. #wwdsummits (📷: @elizaflorendo)
Exclusive: Beauty superinfluencer @marianna_hewitt is launching her first-ever skin care brand with her business partner @laurengores. Their new line Summer Fridays, which will be sold exclusively at summerfridays.com starting in January, is launching with just one product – a hydrating cream Jet Lag Mask. “We wanted to focus on one product that was amazing,” said Hewitt. Read the full interview on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdbeauty #wwdnews
Michelin star-rated chef PJ Calapa marks his first solo endeavor with today’s opening of @scampinyc –– the new Southern Italian restaurant located in Manhattans’ Flatiron District. The upscale yet welcoming environment matches the menu, which includes two types of scampi: traditional Italian langoustines in butter and the Americanized version with shrimp over pasta 🍤 - pictured here. #wwdeye (📷: George Chinsee)