Jennifer Aniston, one of last megawatt Hollywood stars not to have her name on a fragrance, is expected to reveal shortly that she has signed a deal with the Falic Group to launch a scent, perhaps later this year.
None of the participants — Aniston’s representative nor executives at the Falic Group —could be reached for comment Tuesday, but WWD reported Aniston was shopping for a beauty deal on Feb. 12, 2009, a day after the actress’s 40th birthday. If confirmed, Aniston’s scent will mark the second celebrity fragrance deal for the Falic Group, which signed Eva Longoria Parker to a scent deal last year. Longoria Parker’s first fragrance is set for an April launch.
Aniston’s payday on any fragrance deal could be as large as it was for one of her latest movies — she was reportedly paid $8 million for 2008’s “Marley and Me.” According to sources, top Hollywood celebrities can command anywhere between $3 million and $10 million for lending their high-profile names and sculpted cheekbones to fragrances and other beauty deals.
Aniston is no stranger to creating beauty trends, although her hair is arguably the most famous of them — “the Rachel,” created by stylist Chris McMillan and named for her “Friends” character, showed up from Los Angeles to Laredo in the late Nineties. She has also appeared in advertising for L’Oréal’s Elnett hair spray.
Aniston’s latest film, “The Bounty Hunter,” opens March 19. She is filming “Just Go With It,” set for a 2011 release, and is in pre-production on “The Goree Girls,” on which a release date has not yet been set, and stars in “The Switch,” which has been completed and is expected to be released later this year.
Taking the final spot on the mens’ portion of New York Fashion Week calendar next month will be none other than @tomford. Though he’s shown his men’s wear in New York in the past, this will mark the first time the designer has shown his men’s collection alone during New York Fashion Week: Men’s. His runway show will debut on February 6 at the Park Avenue Armory. #wwdfashion
London-based couture house @ralphandrusso has certainly been in the spotlight, having its dresses worn by @beyonce, Angelina Jolie, Meghan Markle in her engagement photos and more. For couture, Tamara Ralph focused on ornamentation — think: feathers with chain mail, jet embroidery and clusters of pearls and crystals. See the rest of the collection on WWD.com #wwdfashion #couture (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)
Minnie Mouse celebrated her 90th birthday by getting her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. For her celebratory luncheon, @coach’s creative director @stuartvevers dressed her in a custom made prairie dress, complete with Vever’s take on the polka dot – black sequined versions – under a cropped motorcycle jacket. The designer also put his own mark on Minnie’s classic red shoes, infusing the color with sparkles and adding some Coach crystals. “We chose colors that were very Minnie and also represented quintessential Coach elements,” said Vevers. #wwdfashion #nationalpolkadotday (📷: George Chinsee)
@nickjonas is unveiling his first-ever apparel collection through a partnership with John Varvatos. The limited-edition capsule, which makes its debut in spring, also marks the first time the designer has collaborated with anyone on a line. “The process in working with Nick is amazing. It’s inspiring to be around someone who is not only connected with the trade that they do, but also with what’s happening in the environment around him, and how that connects to what we do with style,” said Varvatos. (RG: @johnvarvatos) #wwdfashion
@margotrobbie steps out onto the red carpet wearing @miumiu. The actress is nominated for “Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role” in “I, Tonya” at the #SagAwards. (📷: Stewart Cook) #wwdfashion
For @massimogiorgetti of @msgm, the Nineties are his favorite decade. “They had a huge impact on my personal growth. What I like of the Nineties is that they are not so precise in terms of style as other decades…there was actually a bit of everything,” he said. As seen on MSGM’s Spring 2018 show: tie-dye and a bit of grunge, two styles that are synonymous with the decade #wwdfashion #wwddecades (📷: @kukukuba)