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Lori Singer’s Black Book

Coty Prestige's Group Vice President of Global Marketing shares her everyday essentials for being both stylish and successful.

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Beauty Inc issue 06/15/2012

As group vice president of global marketing at Coty Prestige, Lori Singer oversees such brands as Vera Wang, Marc Jacobs and Kenneth Cole. A busy mother of two, Singer adeptly balances her personal and professional lives—and is as stylish as she is successful. Here, her favorite resources for work and play.

 

BUSINESS


Airline: Virgin. I could live in the Heathrow lounge—it’s perfect for a preflight massage or manicure.

 

Clothing Store/ Business: Marc Jacobs, Saks Fifth Avenue.

 

Clothing Store/ Evening: VeraWang, Bergdorf Goodman.

 

Business Travel City: Paris for the museums and cafés, Tokyo for street style.

 

Mobile Device: Blackberry for work e-mails, iPhone for everything else.

 

Restaurant for Business Lunch: ABC Kitchen, but when pressed for time, Sushi Sen-nin is my neighborhood go-to spot. 25 East 18th Street; 212-475-5829. 30 East 33rd Street; 212-889-2208


Restaurant for Business Dinner: Gramercy Tavern or Eleven Madison Park. 42 East 20th Street; 212-477-0777. 11 Madison Avenue; 212-889-0905

 

HEALTH & BEAUTY


Blowouts: Since I am the queen of the blowout I go everywhere and anywhere—Dry Bar, Salon AKS, etc., etc.

 

Dermatologist: Dr. Francesca Fusco. 145 East 32nd Street; 212-684-2626


Hair Stylist: Color and blowout by Eugene at Ayervais. Eugene is a genius with my thick, difficult hair and the salon has a nice, low-key vibe. 227 East 57th Street; 212-688-3180


Makeup Artist: Laura Geller. Laura did my wedding makeup and I have been a fan ever since. Carrie Spagnolo from Laura Geller has continued with me for all my momentous occasions- my CEW Achiever Award, my son’s Bar Mitzvah, etc. 1044 Lexington Avenue; 212-570-5477


Manicurist: Jin Soon Hand and Foot Spa. Very Zen and right next door to my apartment. The Breath of Milk and honey pedicure is a treat. 421 East 73rd Street; 212-229-1070


Stylist: Danielle at Bergdorf Goodman, if I have time to plan ahead. My girlfriends in a pinch!

 

PLEASURE

App: Scramble with Friends.

 

Band: Bruce- I’m a Jersey girl at heart!

 

Celebration Restaurant: Restaurant Daniel. Incredible food and love the name (same as my son Danny!). 60 East 64th Street; 212-288-0033


Champagne: Dom Perignon Rosé.

 

Chocolatier: Teuscher has the most decadent champagne truffles, but keep me away from Snikers and Peanut M&Ms!

 

Clothing Store/ Weekend: Intermix, Shopbop.com.

 

Coffee Order: Iced skinny vanilla latte. Always iced, even in winter.

 

Diner: Cafe Luka. It’s like an extension of my living room. The TVs always show sports- my boys love it there. 1319 First Avenue; 212-585-2205


Dry Cleaner: Meurice Garment Care. Amazing whites. 245 East 57th Street; 212-758-9057


Florist: Belle Fleur. 134 Fifth Avenue; 212-254-8703


Stationer: Online, cocodot.com, but I’m a big fan of handwritten notes; Vera Wang makes beautiful stationery.

 

Ticket Broker: Stub Hub- so quick and easy.

 

Vacation Spot: I just went to a remote island in the Maldives for a shoot. I would love to go back with my husband. island-hideaway.com

 

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