Procter & Gamble Co.’s beauty division underwent a second seismic change in as many months, this time with the departure of Charles “Chip” Bergh, president of P&G’s global male grooming business unit, who was named chief executive officer of Levi Strauss & Co. Patrice Louvet, president, global prestige, will replace Bergh, moving from Geneva to Boston this summer. Joanne Crewes, currently vice president, global SK-II and female beauty, Australasian, ASEAN, India, Japan and Korea, will succeed Louvet. Crewes and Louvet assumed their new roles July 1....Sephora Americas named Lina Kutsovskay a vice president and executive creative director, a new post. Previously, she was vice president of advertising at Barneys New York. She has also held senior design roles at Teen Vogue and Nylon; she began her magazine design career at Vogue.... The Personal Care Products Council named Halyna Breslawec, Ph.D., its chief scientist, replacing John Bailey, Ph.D., who retired on July 29 a" er nine years of service. Breslawec will oversee the Council’s scientific programs, technical committees and publications and will serve as the industry’s scientific liaison for several domestic and international organizations. Previously, she was deputy director for the Cosmetic Ingredient Review, the industry’s independent review board in the U.S....Blow Pro Products LLC has attracted a lead investor to help it grow from $4 million in sales in 2010 to $15 million in sales in the next two to three years. David Maleh, an entrepreneur from the children’s apparel sector, has joined as president and will be funding its growth with “several million dollars,” which will help finance growth and new headquarters in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. Maleh came from 20 years experience at Children’s Apparel Network, a family-owned company which sells to retailers ranging from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to Macy’s Inc.
@zacposen's go-to holiday gift? Cookies! "I'll usually bake cookies and send them as a gift," said the designer, who recently released his cookbook "Cooking With Zac: Recipes from Rustic to Refined." Get the recipe for his Brown Butter-Chocolate Chip Cookies via link in bio 🍪🍪🍪 #wwdeye #cookingwithzac
For @monsemaison’s pre-fall 2018 collection, Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim honed in on the brand’s many signatures — men’s wear, which was tweaked and feminized through deconstruction, proportion play and lots of bare shoulders. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: George Chinese)
On Friday night, @yohjiyamamotoofficial received the Design for Asia Lifetime Achievement Award in Hong Kong. The 75-year-old designer has been celebrated for many years and is best known for his dark and avant-garde tailoring. “In my long career, in design, architecture, [I’ve been to] so many parties, this is the very first time that I have such a warm feeling, I really appreciate this,” Yamamoto said. #wwdfashion (📷: @dominiquemaitre)
Discovery is collaborating with British pop artist @philipcolbert on a new line of clothing and accessories called Discovery Shark. The collection, which will launch next summer for Shark Week’s 30th anniversary, features a whimsical line of women’s and men’s bomber jackets, sweatshirts, bags and more. #wwdfashion
“I’m always a big champion of a female rapper, and I’m glad to see a new voice that feels unique and authentic that’s coming up, and I think we’re going to see more great things from her,” said @itsjeremyscott about @iamcardib, who performed at @moschino’s Art Basel Miami Beach party last night. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
@janellemonae’s “What’s Your Frequency?” room in @refinery29's #29Rooms made its debut this week at the opening of the Los Angeles art exhibit. “It’s about the ongoing conversation around mass surveillance, the weaponization of technology and cultural uniformity. My space was created so that we can come together and talk about the complexities of our humanity,” said Monáe. #wwdeye (📷: @bucknerphoto)
@pantone announced their Color of the Year 2018: Ultra Violet. Nearly 20 months after the musician Prince’s death, fashion is having a purple moment. Varying shades of purple appeared on spring or fall runways, from @christopherkane to @calvinklein. @gucci’s Alessandro Michele bathed his fall runway in ultra violet-colored light at one point. Pantone 18-3838 is meant to “push the boundaries of what inspires us to look upward and outward to the future.” #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @kukukuba)