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Essie Weingarten

Beauty

Essie Weingarten to Give Keynote Speech at FIT Commencement Ceremony

Founder of Essie Cosmetics and FIT alumna, Weingarten will share how she built her nail polish empire with nearly 4,000 graduates at Thursday’s commencement.

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Stanley Whitman

Business

Stanley Whitman, Developer of Bal Harbour Shops, Dies at 98

Stanley Whitman saw the potential in luxury long before the rest of the shopping-center industry.

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U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump meet with Pope Francis, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Vatican. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)

Fashion

First Lady Melania Trump Wears Dolce & Gabbana to Meet Pope Francis in Rome

The First Lady has been somewhat of a loyalist to Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, choosing a suit from them for her White House portrait.

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Brenton Thwaites'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' film screening, Arrivals, New York, USA - 23 May 2017

Eye

Five Minutes With ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ Star Brenton Thwaites

The actor attended a screening of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” in New York.

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Brenton Thwaites, Javier Bardem, Orlando BloomThe Cinema Society with Remy Martin & Frederique Constant host a screening of Walt Disney Studios' PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES, New York, USA - 23 May 2017

Eye

Orlando Bloom and Javier Bardem Step Out for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Screening

There was no Jack Sparrow in sight.

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Katie HolmesThe Whitney Museum Annual Gala and Studio Party, New York, USA - 23 May 2017

Eye

Neighborhood Night at the Whitney Museum Gala and Studio Party

“Art is the way forward — if you can educate the new generation to appreciate art, art can evoke so much from us,” said Alek Wek.

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Copy of original Levi made by Levi Strauss after emigrating to America, Judisches Museum, Berlin, GermanyBerlin, Germany - 2007

Business

Levi’s Focuses on Water With Fellowships

The inaugural Collaboratory class is getting more than $350,000 in support from the denim giant.

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Pierpaolo Piccioli and Helena ChristensenValentino New York Soiree, USA - 23 May 2017

Eye

Helena Christensen, Mary J. Blige Get Down at Valentino Soirée

Piccioli invited guests to Top of the Standard on Tuesday night to celebrate his resort collection, which showed earlier that day.

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Beauty

Felix Strand Promoted to President at Pixi

Strand, who grew up in the family business, has helped push digital strategies.

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Walgreens added a beauty club as part of its loyalty program.

Beauty

Omnichannel Isn’t an Overused Word, Retail Execs Say

Beauty executives from Walgreens, Ulta Beauty and Cos Bar outline their retail strategies and the importance of e-commerce at a CEW Insider panel.

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Chico's Coconut Point storefront.

Business

Shares of Chico’s Drop on Q1 Miss, Lackluster 2017 Outlook

Comps declined at Chico’s, White House Black Market; up slightly at Soma.

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The first five Ardell Beauty items set for June 1 in Sally Beauty stores.

Beauty

Lash Leader Ardell Breaks Into Color Cosmetics

First up will be five products that build upon Ardell’s power in the eye category.

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Lesley Vance

Eye

Lesley Vance Mounts New Work at David Kordansky Gallery

The abstract artist has 12 recent paintings on display.

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Atmosphere

Business

Tiffany Shares Fall as Comps Slide

The company’s first-quarter earnings increased 6.2 percent even as comps in the Americas fell 4 percent.

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Beauty

Dr. Brandt Adds to Skin Care Advisory Board

New professional artist community program created for makeup artists.

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