The Power Issue

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Overview

Lynne Greene has propelled the 43-year-old Clinique into the industry’s leading power position.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Backstage at Thakoon RTW Fall 2011

Beauty Features

Editor’s Letter: Express Yourself

Although Clinique’s sales figures speak for themselves, Lynne Greene, its global president, believes in making your voice heard.

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Pete Born

Beauty Features

Beauty in the Age of Multiplicity

As traditional racial boundaries blur, Pete Born ponders the implications for beauty marketers.

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Prabal Gurung

Beauty Features

Eye Candy: Cool Rules

There was an excitement to the hair and makeup looks at the New York fall 2011 collections, where a more-is-more ethos took root.

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Bensoni

Beauty Features

Cool Rules: Hot Pink

At Ruffian, MAC’s James Kaliardos used a bold purply pink to give models a ‘rich fashionista from the Eighties’ feel.

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Oscar de la Renta

Beauty Features

Cool Rules: Cheeks

‘Cheeks have been prominent this show season,’ says Revlon’s Gucci Westman.

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Badgley Mischka

Beauty Features

Cool Rules: Seventies Redux

At Betsey Johnson, Maybelline’s Charlotte Willer took as her inspiration the exuberant designer herself.

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Thakoon

Beauty Features

Cool Rules: Adornment

The decorative arts were in full effect.

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Jason Wu

Beauty Features

Cool Rules: Gold

Charlotte Tilbury, working for Lancôme, created a flawless minimalist face at Victoria Beckham, with bronze eyes and a golden sheen on skin.

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VPL by Victoria Bartlett

Beauty Features

Cool Rules: Interesting Lines

Usually supporting players, lip and eye liner took on starring roles at select shows.

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Y-3

Beauty Features

Cool Rules: Braids

Braids took on a cool factor this season.

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L’Wren Scott

Beauty Features

Cool Rules: Smoky Eyes

A runway staple, the smoky eye was a go-to favorite for fall.

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E. Scott Beattie

Human Resources

Master Class: Elizabeth Arden’s Tireless CEO

E. Scott Beattie isn’t one for sitting on the sidelines.

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Michael Gordon

Human Resources

Catching Up With: Michael Gordon

What’s next for the hair care entrepreneur–turned–documentary filmmaker.

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Ido Leffler

Human Resources

My First Job: Ido Leffler, Co-Founder, Yes To Inc.

How beauty’s biggest carrot lover got his start.

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Claudia Poccia

Human Resources

On the Move

Claudia Poccia is leaving Avon Products Inc. to become president and chief executive officer of Gurwitch Products.

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Kate Betts

Human Resources

Flash Point

The beauty industry at play.

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Suddenly, Summer

Products

Suddenly, Summer

A slew of products to heat up sales.

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Estée Lauder Pure Color Lipstick

Products

What’s In Store

Rounding up the product launches that caught our eye this month.

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Out and About in Bologna

Beauty Features

City Guide: Out and About in Bologna

Bologna is Italy’s self-proclaimed gastronomic capital, known as La Grassa, or The Fat Lady. But amongst the delicacies, the city offers rich retail pickings.

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Dior Addict Lipstick

Products

Smackdown: Swanky French Lipstick

Two of the most storied names in French fashion—Dior and Chanel—are launching hip new lipstick lines designed to appeal to the young—or young at heart.

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Galen Natural Skin Care

Products

Indie Alert: Galen Natural Skin Care

Kevin Olson, a trained chef, traded the culinary arts for skin care after he analyzed beauty product labels and found what he saw unappetizing.

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Inside Dillard’s: 121 East Stacy Road

Retail

What’s Doing in Dallas

Close to both Dallas and Plano, the tiny town of Fairview, Tex., boasts not one, but two new mega shopping complexes.

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Retail

Beauty Adviser Confidential: An Insider’s Take on Selling Skin Care

A skin care sales person shares her thoughts.

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Avalon Organics Vitamin C Vitality Facial Serum

Products

What’s Selling Where: Antiaging Serums

What are the top-selling antiaging skin care serums around the world? And why? Here, a global report.

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Skin Care

Statistics: How Skin Care Fared

A cross-channel overview of facial treatment sales in the U.S.

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Clémence Gomis of Nayenka, a 2,000-square-foot boutique that opened in Paris in December.

Retail

Retail Report

Based on the ideas that everybody needs a beauty editor as a best friend, two Harvard Business School grads have created Birchbox.com.

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Arlene Soto, 29

Retail

Shopper Stalker

Who’s buying what—and why.

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WWD Beauty INC.

Beauty Features

On Top of the World

Lynne Greene has propelled the 43-year-old Clinique into the industry’s leading power position.

clock March 11, 2011Jenny B. Fine

Created by Cynthia Breazeal, this flower, known as Chromafant Blossom, contains sensors that react to the movement of humans by glowing colored lights and orienting its stem toward the person.

Beauty Features

Revolution In Bloom

Meet nine people outside of the beauty industry who are reshaping the way we see—and interact—with the world around us.

clock March 11, 2011Rachel Brown and Jennifer Weil

In the words of Edward Bulwer-Lytton, “The classics are always modern.” These 21 products more than prove the maxim. Now the stuff of legend, they have made a lasting impression on consumers—and sales.

Products

Hero Worship

These 21 products, the stuff of legend, have made a lasting impression on consumers—and sales.

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2.12.11: Pecheux touches up the models before Joseph Altuzarra’s show.

Beauty Features

Major Tom

Tom Pecheux’s philosophy is simple: to make women look beautiful.

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“Flying a helicopter is very demanding on your ability to pay attention. 
But that’s very relaxing for me. Maybe because there’s no way to think about anything else.” —Frédéric Fekkai

Beauty Features

Air Force

Andrea Nagel flies high with Frédéric Fekkai.

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