SCENTIMENTS: Escada’s new women’s fragrance, Sentiment, may just be the first first fragrance to be immortalized in song.
“A Heart of Glass,” a reference to Escada’s signature bottle shape, had its debut at the penthouse apartment of its songwriter, Denise Rich, on Tuesday.
Patti LaBelle gave a beautifully heartfelt rendition of the song and treated the audience to a mini concert of three hits as Escada executives and celebrities like Star Jones looked on.
OPTIONS AT OLAY: Oil of Olay introduced makeup artist Meg Flather as its new color expert earlier this week. Flather, with 10 years in the cosmetics and skin care world, will be working on Olay’s collection development. Also announced was Olay’s new ColorMoist Lip Definers, which will be found in mass retailers, drugstores and supermarkets February of next year.
LAUDER PROMOTION: Jane A. Lauder has been named executive director of Treatment Marketing at Clinique International. Lauder, whose appointment is effective July 31, will focus on core business, the 3-Step Skin Care System and Clinique’s newer Hair and Body categories. Lauder was most recently marketing director of new concepts for Clinique, where she led the development of Clinique Simple Hair Care.