The brand’s beauty license holder, Coty Beauty, will introduce a men’s fragrance, called Sport Fever, starting this fall. The woody, fresh fragrance, which targets 15- to 25-year-old men, will hit shelves in Europe, the U.S., Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, India, the Philippines and Taiwan starting this month.
Some countries, including the U.K. and Germany, introduced the scent this summer to profit from the excitement surrounding the World Cup. The juice, concocted by Pierre Bourdon of Fragrance Resources, includes notes of lemon, grapefruit, watermelon, jasmine, lily of the valley and vetiver. A 100-ml. eau-de-toilette spray will retail for $12.30 in France. Dollar figures were converted from the euro at current exchange rates.
Industry sources estimate the Adidas beauty brand rings up about $37.2 million in France per year and that Sport Fever could add $1.49 million in retail sales to that in the 12 months after launch. Coty will also introduce repackaged versions of the Adidas brand’s deodorant and shower gel lines this fall. The packaging features vivid colors — with metallic finish for the men’s line — and twist-open caps.
Meanwhile, Coty Beauty is hard at work on its first celebrity scent for the mass market. In July, the company announced it signed a licensing agreement with pop singer Celine Dion. The scent is expected to launch in spring 2003.
The company is also now rolling out its third Healing Garden Waters scent — Sheer Passion — in the U.S. Like Pure Joy and Perfect Calm, which launched last year, Sheer Passion is derived from hydroponically grown flowers. Print advertising for Sheer Passion, which shows a couple embracing, is designed to inspire romance.
In honor the @CFDA’s announcement of @iamnaomicampbell receiving the Fashion Icon Award at the 2018 #CFDAAwards, which will take place on June 4, here’s a #tbt of the supermodel on @michaelkors’ runway in 1991. #wwdfashion #wwdarchive (📷: George Chinsee)
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“I love the idea of dialogue, period. It’s where I’ve always gotten my inspiration from: hearing other women speak, their journeys and their paths,” said @hereisgina, who delivered the keynote speech during @sxsw for @createcultivate in partnership with @fossil. For her two panels, Rodriguez chose female empowering, female-led and female entrepreneurs to focus on. Head to WWD.com to read more about her thoughts on Time’s Up, growing up in a family of women and why we “need a girls’ club.” #wwdeye #sxsw (📷: @jgreenery)
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“It’s like buying groceries. You’re going to buy the best mango, the best mozzarella, the best things. You have to, or others are going to take it all,” said @gabrielahearst on why she uses only the finest fabrics. Last week, Hearst received her first @cfda nomination for Womenswear Designer of the Year, and earlier this month she opened a permanent showroom in Paris. To read @jessiredale’s interview with the designer and find out why this is shaping up to be a big year for her, head to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: @francoisgoize)
“It’s an interesting thing, playing a younger version of your mother. It’s an interesting concept. I adore my mom and love her in every capacity, but it was just something that had never crossed my mind,” says @anniemstarke on playing a young Joan Castleman in “The Wife.” The same role will be played by her mother Glenn Close. Read more about her growing up in the film industry as the daughter of producer John H. Starke and Close and what she has planned for the future #wwdeye (📷: @nataliamantini)
@asics is launching a new streetwear sneaker inspired by its latest ambassador, @steveaoki. The Hyper-Kenzen x Aoki, which will launch at @footlocker stores exclusively tomorrow, is a slip-on style that incorporates the brand’s proprietary Gel technology through beads integrated into the midsole for comfort and endurance. Read the full story on WWD.com.