ZIRH NEWS: Jacqualine Anderson has joined Zirh International as international marketing manager. She will be responsible for operational marketing and administration for Zirh’s International division. Anderson was previously brand manager for BDM...
ZIRH NEWS: Jacqualine Anderson has joined Zirh International as international marketing manager. She will be responsible for operational marketing and administration for Zirh’s International division. Anderson was previously brand manager for BDM Grange in New Zealand, where she managed the Guerlain, Paco Rabanne, Nina Ricci, Carolina Herrera and Escada brands. In other Zirh news, the men’s skin care brand just opened a counter in the U.K.’s Selfridges, the store’s first dedicated men’s treatment counter. To celebrate the launch, a series of special promotional travel kits will be available for each of the problem-solving categories, together with a travel bag containing 2-oz. bottles of Zirh’s six travel essentials.
TOVA FELLOWSHIP: The Sense of Smell Institute has awarded its 2002 Tova Fellowship to David Marshall, a PhD candidate in the Department of Counselor Education at the University of Florida, College of Education. The $10,000 fellowship will support work toward his thesis focusing on "Using Aroma as a Recall Cue for Biofeedback Training." The Tova Fellowship program was developed to encourage students on the graduate level to pursue a course study that will deepen the understanding of human odor perception and the positive effects of odor on human behavior.
SKIN CARE SLATKIN STYLE: Home fragrance producer Slatkin & Co. is jumping into the skin care category. The company, which markets prestige potpourri, candles and room sprays under its own label, as well as under license from Oscar de la Renta, Elton John and C.Z. Guest, plans to launch a six-to-eight-item treatment line at Neiman Marcus in the fall of 2003.
A ROSE FOR LEWIS: Kathleen Lewis has added an eighth fragrance group to her two-year-old line of eponymous bath-and-body products. The new scent family, Rose, features bath-and-body oil, soap, body lotion and candles and joins fellow flavors Lavender, Verbena, Sage, Narcissus, Good Plain (unscented), Vitamin and the popular Honey scent. The Rose collection will reach full distribution in September in Kathleen Lewis’ 50 retail stores and spas in the U.S. and 10 doors abroad.
In his new book “Hollywood Royale,” Andy Warhol’s Protégé Matthew Rolston celebrates the Eighties revival of Hollywood glamour. Featuring more than 100 portraits taken by Rolston from 1977 to 1993, the book contains photos of icons like Michael Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, and @drewbarrymore, pictured here in 1991. “Hollywood Royale,” out today, will be accompanied by an exhibition opening at Los Angeles’ Fahey/Klein Gallery on March 1. #wwdeye
"Nowadays when life is not so happy with everything going on in the world, I think people come to me for a little bit of whimsy and color and fun." - Designer Rebecca De Ravenel on her cult-favorite jewelry line. (📸 : @vsteves) #wwd40
“Everyone is talking about how the retail industry is struggling, but I think it’s an incredible time because brands who are doing something different and innovative are setting themselves up for the future,” said @adamgoldston, who founded the luxury athletic brand @apl with his brother @ryangoldsten. The Goldston’s are part of WWD’s 40 under 40: a group of industry notables. See the rest of the list on WWD.com. (📷: @vsteves) #wwd40
@eyeswoon blogger Athena Calderone debuted her first-ever cookbook, “Cook Beautiful,” which is heavily centered on the presentation and visual expression of food. Pictured here are her miso glazed carrots from the book. Get the recipe on WWD.com. (📷: @johnny_miller_) #wwdeye
“It’s passion that helps get anybody to a certain point and it’s what’s propelled me,” said Kith founder @ronniefieg, one of WWD’s 40 under 40: a group of industry notables who are changing the face of retail, fashion and beauty. Fieg, who opened a Manhattan flagship on October 7, began his career at age 13 as a stock boy and salesman for footwear chain David Z. “I think staying true to [my] beliefs, hard work and passion have gotten me to where [Kith] is today.” See the rest of the 40 at WWD.com. (📷: @vsteves) #wwd40
25-year-old @samweaving is about to break out this fall, starring in Netflix’s horror film “The Babysitter,” fittingly out today on Friday the 13th. That’s not the only place you’ll be seeing her, though — Weaving’s got a role Showtime’s “SMILF” and another alongside Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Though she’s got a full plate at the moment, there’s one role she’s got her eye on: Marilyn Monroe. “I’m a little too young at the moment, but it’s on my bucket list,” the actress told WWD (📷: @dandoperalski) #wwdeye
BFF's Poppy Jamie and Suki Waterhouse celebrated the launch of their bag line Pop x Suki at Nordstrom last night. "The line is really about our friendship, and how we are so different but complement each other," said Waterhouse. 👯 (📷: Katie Jones) #wwdeye
After designing the new @louisvuitton and @bulgariofficial flagships and a @chanelofficial boutique opening in Japan, @petermarinoarchitect has another project on his plate: The Lobster Club. Located in the Seagram Building, it’s the famed architect’s first restaurant project in New York, serving up modern Japanese brasserie-style cuisine. Bronze hues, bespoke material detailing, blush and chartreuse tones and a heavy emphasis on Picasso can be seen throughout. Mark your calendars for Nov. 1 for the much-anticipated opening. (📷: @clint_spaulding) #wwdeye
Did you know: @carlychaikin of "Mr. Robot" has been painting for about a decade? The actress, who plays Darlene on the show, is a self-taught artist who lists Salvador Dalí and Chuck Close as some of her idols. Chaikin told WWD that painting is a form of meditation for her — A much-needed one given the intensity of "Mr. Robot." See a piece Chaikin is working on at WWD.com (📷: @jilliansollazzo) #wwdeye