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.
Breaking News: @louisvuitton's men's artistic director @mrkimjones is leaving the French fashion house after nearly 7 years. Jones joined Louis Vuitton in 2011, following a three year tenure as creative director of British luxury goods brand Alfred Dunhill. Jones is to exit Louis Vuitton after showing his fall 2018 collection for the brand in Paris on Thursday. Read the full exclusive story on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdnews #wwdfashion
For men’s fall 2018, @giuseppezanotti drew on elements from streetwear, sport, biker, combat and rock ‘n’ roll. Pictured here are a pair of shoes from the collection, featuring zippers, rhinestones, and silver hardware. Head to WWD.com to see a roundup of the accessories from Milan’s men’s fall 2018 shows. #wwdfashion (📷: Andrea Delb)
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of @ralphlauren’s snowboarding collection, the brand is mining its archives. The iconic brand is reintroducing vintage styles and dropping new designs for a color capsule that will be available in Ralph Lauren stores and @openingceremony on January 25. The capsule will consist of 10 pieces, including the Snow Beach Pullover, pictured here, which is a collector’s item that rapper Raekwon wore in Wu-Tang Clan’s “Can It Be All So Simple” video. #wwdfashion (📷: Tom Gould)
For @rochasofficial’s pre-fall 2018 collection, creative director Alessandro Dell’Acqua channeled the sophisticated and intriguing Catherine Denevue in the film “Belle de Jour.” Polished collarless coats, midi skirts, suits and ’60s graphic motifs were all featured in the collection, adding a sense of discreet luxury. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion
“We tried to produce clothing of that couture quality, but the most daunting part was that we only had a matter of days [to do it],” said costume designer Lou Eyrich, who recreated Gianni Versace’s iconic looks for @americancrimestoryfx. Eyrich searched online retailers and vintage shops for original pieces from the design house and for @penelopecruzoficial, who plays Donatella Versace. Head to WWD.com to read how she created the Versace world. #wwdfashion
Only three months after her stellar debut catwalk season, @kaiagerber has inked her first big design collaboration –– with @karllagerfeld. The collection blends Lagerfeld’s Parisian chic aesthetic and the model’s signature West Coast casual style via RTW, accessories, footwear and more. The #KarlLagerfeldxKaia collection will launch in September with a series of events. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion
Harrods plans to remove the famous statue of Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed from the bottom of the Egyptian escalators and hand it back to Mohamed Al-Fayed. “We are very proud to have played our role in celebrating the lives of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed at Harrods and to have welcomed people from around the world to visit the memorial for the past 20 years,” said Michael Ward, Harrods managing director. “With the announcement of the new official memorial statue to Diana, Princess of Wales at Kensington Palace, we feel that the time is right to return this memorial to Mr. Al Fayed and for the public to be invited to pay their respects at the palace.” More on the news, with reporting by @loreleimarfil, at WWD.com. #wwdnews