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.
“I grew up in New York but I hadn’t really experienced the city in any type of touristy way…This was probably the first museum I really explored and took the time to see,” said @haileybaldwin of the @whitneymuseum. On Tuesday night, Baldwin was joined by Jemima Kirke and more at the annual Whitney Museum Gala and Studio Party, which honored Lorna Simpson, Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo and Beth Rudin DeWoody. See more photos on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
Displayed starting this week at the @fashiontextilemuseum: An exhibition on designer @orlakiely titled “Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern,” which spans two decades and contains more than 150 pieces. “I want people to come away loving pattern and print. It’s something that makes you feel so good,” said the designer during a preview of the exhibit. Also on show are mood boards, samples, sketches and more. Head to WWD.com to see more photos. #wwdfashion
Exclusive: @dsquared2 signs fragrance licensing agreement with Euroitalia, with the first effort of the new partnership being unveiled in September. The brand will launch two scents – one for men and one for women – in Italy. Read our interview with designer Dean and Dan Caten on WWD.com. #wwdbeauty #wwdnews (📷: @zefashioninsider)
@louisvuitton has officially renewed Nicolas Ghesquière’s contract as artistic director of women's collections. "I am very pleased to open the next chapter of the story I started with Louis Vuitton almost 5 years ago," said Ghesquière, who first signed on to design the French luxury brand's women's line in 2013. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)
“I learned then and there that I had to figure out a way in life to maintain and preserve my sense of pride when I felt good about what I did or what I represented or created,” said @saintrecords on how being bullied for wearing capri pants inspired her to be the artist she is today. Knowles was at the 70th Parsons Benefit last night where she outbid the room for a Dapper Dan customized @gucci experience. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
“There’s this amazing braintrust of people who know the whole universe so well. So we talked to them and they gave us more input,” said actor Alden Ehrenreich on playing the young Han Solo in “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” The cast was at NYC’s SVA Theatre last night for an advanced screening of the film, which hits theaters this week. #wwdeye #starwars #hansolo (📷: @aurorarosedecrosta)
@asaprocky spent nearly two hours in a Plexiglas box Sunday night at @sothebys putting himself through a series of “tests” to demonstrate the process of completing his new album called “Testing.” Get all the details and see all the pictures on WWD.com. #wwdeye
“I’ve struggled my whole life to find a bathing suit that fits me that doesn’t look like a maternity bra. I’m proud of the line because it’s an accurate representation of me rather than me putting on someone else’s clothes,” says @atlantabean of her swimwear collaboration with @piaarrobio, LPA X ATL. The two decided on a swimwear collab and increased the industry standard size for the pieces. Read more about the line — and our interview with de Cadenet Taylor and Arrobio — on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: Dan Doperalski)