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Pete Born

Executive Editor, Beauty

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Louboutin Enters the Fragrance Ring

A famed shoe designer turns perfumer with his first trio of feminine scents.

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.

Skyn Iceland Rolling Out Two New Skin-Care Products

Plumping Lip Gels and an Angelica Line Smoothing Pen are being added to the 30 stockkeeping-unit roster.

Smell Test: I Miss Violet

While this fragrance from The Different Company was cited by some as exhibiting certain charms, another judge…

Groupe Clarins Names Christophe de Pous President of North America and Asia-Pacific

He is cited for his background in luxury and long experience in Asia.

L’Oréal’s Xavier Vey Sets His Sights on Prestige

L'Oréal USA Luxe's new president and chief operating officer sets his sights on being number-one in the…

Pete Born Unplugged: From Convention to Conversation

The well-worn ritual known as the fall launch season is acquiring more of a digital ring each year.

Ben Gorham Marks Byredo’s 10th Anniversary With Mystery Scent

Ben Gorham marks Byredo's 10th year with a mystery scent, called "Unnamed."

Penhaligon’s Revives Its Past

An old English perfumer recasts its Victorian roots.

Clinique Aims to Make a Difference With 3-Step on Social Media

The campaign, called The Difference Makers, promotes the brand's 3-Step system.

Macy’s Big Switch: Jeff Gennette Succeeding CEO Terry J. Lundgren

The succession plan became apparent in 2014 when Jeff Gennette was promoted to Macy's president.

Jean Madar Honored at Pratt Institute Art of Packaging Award Gala

The evening raised $350,000 for the Marc Rosen Scholarship and Education Fund for Packaging by Design.

Bluemercury Finding a Home in New York Neighborhoods

Addition of 10th and 11th stores starting to create brand awareness.

M&A Players Hunt for Prime Beauty Pickings

The owners of cosmetics, skin-care or hair-care businesses with room to grow can demand sky-high purchase…

Lionel Richie, VS Angels Celebrate Scents at The Fragrance Foundation Awards

Richie revealed he has a fragrance in the works, and L Brands' Leslie H. Wexner extolled the camaraderie of…