Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.
The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.
Butterfly Beauty, the beauty firm founded by Robin Burns-McNeill earlier this year, has tapped Maureen Case as general manager.
Koons receives the Trophée des Arts award and Agon is awarded the Pilier d’Or.
The event raised more than $2 million for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, founded by Evelyn Lauder.