CANNES, France — After racking up a dozen successful fragrances, Burberry will spread its wings into color cosmetics this July.
“It gives another dimension to the brand,” said Philippe Benacin, chairman and managing director of Inter Parfums SA, which holds the Burberry beauty license. He described the project as a complete color line with about 100 references for eyes, lips and skin. It will be carried in between 30 and 35 doors worldwide, including the U.S.’s Nordstrom and France’s Galeries Lafayette.
Inter Parfums Inc. will also launch in March the Oriens women’s scent, a floral oriental for Van Cleef & Arpels fragrance. It’s based on the concept of high luxury, and its opulent bottle is topped with a huge stopper reminiscent of a multicolored tourmaline stone.
In September, Inter Parfums is to introduce its first Van Cleef men’s fragrance, called Midnight in Paris.
Over at Euroitalia, executives were giving a sneak peak to retailers of the company’s new Versace Versus men’s fragrance.
Meanwhile at Shiseido, featured new products included Future Solution LX day and night creams and the brand’s Zen for Men fragrance. For travel retail for the first time, Shiseido will next year introduce kits containing three lipsticks andthree eye shadows.
La Prairie was highlighting its Anti-Aging, Anti-Wrinkle Eye Line Filler, which is to hit markets around March.
Bulgari, for its part, will come out with the Blu l’Eau d’Eté fragrance for women starting February worldwide. The line also includes a body lotion with glitter.
Ferragamo is introducing the Incanto Bloom women’s scent in March as a more mature successor to its youth-oriented Incanto line.
The recently merged Morris and Selective Beauty companies as their first fragrance launch introduced a Ducati men’s scent at a large reception at Cannes’ stately Majestic Barrière hotel.
One of the brands making its debut at the fair was Strivectin, which is launching a facial sculpting cream and an overnight facial resurfacing serum “to continue driving the momentum of the brand,” said Jill Scalamandre, chief marketing officer of Chrysallis, the management arm of Catterton Partners private equity firm. She described the strategy as refreshing and upgrading.
Supermodel @helenachristensen teamed up with longtime friend and designer @camillastaerk on a joint @paredeyewear collaboration. The lineup features three styles and 11 offerings, all of which embody a vintage feel. Get all the details on how they celebrated the collab on WWD.com. #wwdaccessories #wwdeye (📷: @slovekinpics)
“It’s a hard industry to keep motivated, as well, so finding different subjects and people is what makes it worth it – when you’re like, oh, I’ve met great people, I feel like I’ve done something good, and I feel proud of having done this,” said French actress Stacy Martin on being grateful for the variety of roles she’s take on. Read @ktauer’s full interview with Martin on her her latest film “Godard Mon Amour.” #wwdeye (📷: @danieldorsa)
After showing in front of the Eiffel Tower for his last two women’s ready-to-wear collection, it looks like @anthonyvaccarello may be heading to the Big Apple. Sources say the designer will stage his next @ysl show in NYC on June 6. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @aitorrosasphoto)
EXCLUSIVE: Two and half months after John Targon, cofounder and codesigner of Baja East, was hired as creative director of the contemporary division at Marc Jacobs, he has left the company, WWD has learned. Marc Jacobs International, which is owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, confirmed Targon’s departure in a statement: “John Targon is a talented designer and we appreciate the work he has done here. Ultimately working together did not make sense for the brand and we wish him the best.” Read the story by @jessiredale, link in bio. #wwdnews
@theluxurycollection is officially launching a collection, tapping Sofia Sanchez de Betak for the capsule. Over 30 styles will be featured in the Chufy x The Luxury Collection, debuting next month at Bergdorf Goodman, The Webster, FiveStory and more. De Betak, known as “@chufy,” drew inspiration for the collection from her trips to Japan in the past year #wwdfashion
@lhd, founder and CEO of @thewebster, has teamed up with @lebonmarcherivegauche for the European launch of her ready-to-wear line, LHD. The launch will come with an exclusive pop-up opening today that’s set to run through May 20. Located on the second floor, it carries her debut Miami-themed resort collection, launched in November as see-now-buy-now. #wwdfashion