BRAG HONOREES: Paying homage to high achievers in the beauty business, the Black Retail Action Group Inc., known as BRAG, will honor supermodel Naomi Campbell; John Demsey, group president of Estée Lauder, and Joe L. Dudley, president and ceo of Dudley Products Inc., at its 37th Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street on Friday. Other honorees are Marti Moore, divisional vice president of cosmetics at Lord & Taylor; Lisa Price, founder and managing partner of Carol’s Daughter; Mikki Taylor of Essence Magazine, and Urban Brands, which will receive BRAG’s Corporate Award.
DALLAS FASHION WEEK CANCELED: Dallas International Fashion Week, which was scheduled to begin Saturday and run through Friday, has been postponed, said David Manning, executive producer and managing partner, LIVEstyle Entertainment, which was producing the event with the Dallas Market Center and Commerce House, a Dallas-based marketing company. The decision was made to put off the event “to concentrate on maximizing our overall general promotion,” Manning said. Purchased tickets, which were priced from $45 to $150, will be refunded.
This story first appeared in the October 22, 2007 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.