CEW Beauty of Giving Lunch Friday, December 10, 2010 Heidi Manheimer, chief executive officer of Shiseido Cosmetics America, was presented with CEW’s Beauty of Giving award at its annual fund-raising lunch for the Cancer and Careers program. Accepting the award, Manheimer outlined Shiseido’s six-decade history of giving back. “Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that the products we create and sell really do make people feel better about themselves,” she said, “even when they are struggling with a debilitating disease.”
WWD Beauty Biz 2010 Awards Breakfast Thursday, December 9, 2010 Beauty’s most innovative thinkers were honored at the 2010 WWD Beauty Biz awards breakfast—chief among them, Leonard Lauder, who was given the inaugural Visionary award. Among those in attendance were Fabrizio Freda, chief executive officer of the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.; Frederic Rozé, ceo of L’Oréal U.S.; Bernd Beetz, ceo of Coty, and Pamela Baxter, ceo of LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"