Christopher De Lapuente became global president and chief executive officer of Sephora on March 31, succeeding Jacques Lévy. De Lapuente worked at Procter & Gamble from 1983 to 2010, most recently as group president for global hair care. Lévy has joined Guess as a founder’s adviser, where he will work with Paul Marciano in developing marketing and customer relationship management strategies...Johnson & Johnson unveiled a new senior management structure. Pericles Stamatiades has been named company group chairman, global franchise organization, with Stefano Curti named president, global skin care. Most recently, Stamatiades was company group chairman for beauty; in his new role, he will be responsible for category strategy across J&J’s entire consumer organization. Roberto Marques has been named company group chairman, North America, overseeing skin care, topical and oral health care and women’s health. Reporting to him is Jeff B. Smith, who was named president of U.S. skin care....Pamela Gill Alabaster, senior vice president of corporate communications and external affairs at L’Oréal USA, has been tapped to lead its sustainability efforts. She will continue to lead state and federal government relations efforts.... Avon Products Inc. promoted Vanessa Reggiardo to president of its Mark brand, replacing Claudia Poccia, who left the company to become ceo of Gurwitch Products. Reggiardo was previously vice president, global color, hair care and strategic alliances....Ramdane Touhami, artistic director and partner of Cire Trudon, has sold his shares to partner Olivier Bondeau, and will start a new company called Architecture Olfactive, a creative agency dedicated to interior scents.... Michelle Feeney has been named ceo of PZ Cussons Beauty, a newly formed division of the British firm PZ Cussons, overseeing the St. Tropez, The Sanctuary and Charles Worthington brands.
@kering_official is spinning off its stake in puma in an effort to focus on its luxury brands, the brand operator announced yesterday. “We are proud to have supported the turnaround of Puma, which now has unrivaled capabilities to take full advantage of the specific dynamics of its global markets and is poised to achieve substantial growth,” said François-Henri Pinault, Kering’s chief executive officer and chairman. Artémis will become a “long-term strategic shareholder” of Puma with a 29 percent stake. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
The fashion world mourns for celebrated street style photographer, Nabile Quenum, who died at age 32 in Paris.
Quenum, creator of the fashion blog “J’ai Perdu Ma Veste,” was a fashion week fixture, and regularly shot for New York magazine’s The Cut, among other outlets, and brands such as Louis Vuitton, Moncler and Adidas. He was also actively involved in the #NoFreePhotos initiative, which kicked off in the fall. Read more about Quenum in @kbsmoke's story on WWD.com. #wwdnews
@verwanggang and @maisonladuree have teamed up on a dessert collab called Vera Wang Pour Ladurée. The collection, which launched this week, features a specialty macaroon, as well as a wedding cake inspired by one of the designer’s gowns. “I could not imagine a more delicate or sophisticated creation to grace any couple’s celebration,” said Wang. #wwdfashion
“I’m Russian and I love to use all these little tricks that I got from my grandma or my mom. We didn’t have a lot of money for creams or anything like that so we would use a garden as a beauty treatment regime. We’d put cucumber in the fridge and do a cucumber mask,” says model @irinashayk on one of her beauty hacks. WWD asked celebs what their go-to self-care rituals are. See what Naomie Harris, Freida Pinto and more said on WWD.com. #wwdeye #wwdbeauty (📷: @zefashioninsider)
Exclusive: @viktorandrolf are teaming up with @Zalando on a collection made from leftover clothing. The lineup, which lands at the retailer February 1, includes 17 pieces adorned with sliced up and repurposed overstock from the retailer’s private label collection. Pictured here is a look from the collection –– see more on WWD.com. #wwdfashion #wwdnews
@duewestnyc is the newest bar joining the collection of intimate neighborhood-focused spaces in the West Village. The cocktail menu, which includes bitters and syrups made in-house, offers a “Build Your Own Old-Fashioned” – like the one pictured here – where guests can choose from a list of spirits and unexpected sugars and bitters. #wwdeye
Spotted at last night’s National Board of Review gala in NYC: Angelina Jolie. Jolie – along with Meryl Streep, @lupitanyongo and more – continued the all-black dress code from Sunday’s Golden Globes. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)