John Demsey

Philippe Pinatel and Karen Buglisi Weiler

Beauty Features

Lauder Taps Philippe Pinatel to Lead MAC Cosmetics

Karen Buglisi Weiler is stepping down from her role as MAC’s global brand president after two decades.

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John Demsey, Tamron Hall==Housing Works' Groundbreaker Awards Dinner 2017==Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC==April 26, 2017==©Patrick McMullan==photo - Patrick McMullan/PMC==== John Demsey; Tamron Hall


John Demsey, Tamron Hall Honored at Housing Works Dinner

Guests of the fund-raiser included Douglas Friedman, Mia Moretti and Sandra Lee.

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James Gager.

Color Cosmetics

James Gager to Step Down at MAC, Toni Lakis Takes Creative Reins

Gager will take on a more executive role within the Estée Lauder Cos.

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John Demsey and Alina Cho

Beauty Features

John Demsey Connects the Digital Dots

The Esteé Lauder Cos. Inc. executive group president spoke at the 21 Club Thursday morning.

clock March 9, 2017Ellen Thomas

A fragrance from Jo Malone London’s upcoming holiday range.


Jo Malone London Bets on ‘Britishness,’ Taps Karen Elson

Jo Malone London is primed to hit $1 billion in retail sales for the first time, with year-over-year growth nearing 40 percent.

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The Fragrance Foundation's Masterclass with John Demsey.

Human Resources

John Demsey, Fragrance Foundation Host Masterclass

John Demsey hosted the first of The Fragrance Foundation’s new Masterclass series at The French Institute Alliance Française in New York.

clock October 6, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Estée Lauder’s John Demsey Buys House on East 61st Street in New York

The Estée Lauder executive has bought the house two doors down from his current abode.

clock September 6, 2016Pete Born

Amber Rose and Donald Robertson.

Color Cosmetics

Amber Rose, Donald Robertson Flirt With ELC

The Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. is using not one, but two digital influencers to launch its splashy, new repurposed brand, Flirt Cosmetics, Monday evening.

clock August 15, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Linda Wells


Linda Wells Talks About Life After Allure

Laura and Harry Slatkin, Cornelia Guest and John Demsey hosted a party for Wells to fete her latest chapter in life.

clock May 25, 2016Alexandra Steigrad

Beauty Features

Estée Lauder’s John Demsey Toasts 60th Birthday

John Demsey, executive group president of Estée Lauder Cos., celebrated his 60th birthday Thursday night at Mr. Chow’s on 57th Street.

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Nicole Richie and Kate Hudson.


Basking in La Mer’s 50th Anniversary Glow

Rocking out to The Atomics, Hollywood stars get real about beauty, Tinseltown’s gender pay gap, Nick Jonas and baby bumps.

clock October 14, 2015Lindzi Scharf

Liz Goldwyn and Natasha Lyonne


Talking Politics at Liz Goldwyn’s Book Party

Natasha Lyonne, Francisco Costa, and Zac Posen gathered at John Demsey’s home to toast Liz Goldwyn’s second book, “Sporting Guide.”

clock October 9, 2015Leigh Nordstrom

Hall of Fame Honoree: John Demsey


FFA Hall of Fame Honoree: John Demsey

Demsey is leading the biggest resurgence in fragrance creation at Lauder in years, just as the industry is undergoing a profound transformation.

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The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2015

Beauty Features

Fragrance Foundation Awards: The Winning Edge

As an expected crowd of 800 files into Alice Tully Hall for the annual Fragrance Foundation Awards ceremony, those executives most concerned with sales should be in a good mood — at least slightly jazzed.

clock June 17, 2015Pete Born



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