The New Luxe

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How affluent shoppers are spurring sales. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Beauty Features

Editor’s Letter: Boom Times in Beauty

The upper end of the beauty market is booming, and the positive impact is cascading across the entire prestige market.

clock November 9, 2012Jenny B. Fine

Karen Buglisi

Human Resources

Master Class: Karen Buglisi and the Power of Passion

Her razor-sharp business sense has helped make MAC the number-one makeup artist line in the world, but it’s her love for the brand that really shines through.

clock November 9, 2012Pete Born

Alina Roytberg and Lev Glazman in the late Nineties.

Body Care

Aha! Moment: Fresh Brown Sugar Body Polish

Fresh’s 1999 launch catapulted the Boston-based brand from a bath-and-body line best known for its exquisite soaps into a veritable beauty behemoth.

clock November 9, 2012Jayme Cyk

Susie Coulter

Human Resources

On the Move

A look at the most recent executive changes in the beauty industry.

clock November 9, 2012WWD Staff

Beauty Mart's cheeky approach belies its highly curated selection.

Retail

The London Eye: Breaking With Tradition

Harvey Nichols and Selfridges have given their newest beauty spaces a bustling, market-place feel, filled with a highly edited selection of products.

clock November 9, 2012Nina Jones

Ricky Kenig founder, creative director, Ricky's

Human Resources

My First Job: Ricky Kenig

The founder and creative director of Ricky’s went from pumping gas to primping emporium.

clock November 9, 2012WWD Staff

Carol Hamilton

Beauty Features

Flash Point: The 28th Annual Dream Ball

The event raised more than $2.4 million, the highest total since the $2.5 million raised in the flush times of 2006.

clock November 9, 2012Pete Born

From left: CREED 1760 Sublime Vanille, La Prairie Cellular Cream Platinum Rare, The Essence by La Mer, and Tom Ford Beauty Lip Color

Marketing and Promotion

Indulge Me: The New Luxe

Despite the uncertainty of the political and economic scenes in the U.S., high-end cosmetics are setting sales records.

clock November 9, 2012Jenny B. Fine

Clockwise from top: Byredo Bullion, Aramis Perfume Calligraphy, Diptyque Amber Oud, Estée Lauder Wood Mystique and Oscar de la Renta Oriental Lace

Fragrance

Beauty Bulletin: Fragrance Booms in the Middle East

The customer base there (male and female) is eager to spend on quality and luxury.

clock November 9, 2012Jayme Cyk

Estée Lauder Advanced Time Zone Night Age Reversing Line/Wrinkle Crème

Products

Beauty Bulletin: What’s in Store

Rounding up November’s most innovative products.

clock November 9, 2012Jayme Cyk

Lauren Remington Platt with a trio of Vênsette artists.

Human Resources

Lauren Remington Platt Reinvents the Door-to-Door Model

The descendant of the Remington Arms dynasty launched Vênsette — a hair, makeup and nail service available at any Manhattan doorstep.

clock November 9, 2012Jennifer Weil

Hannah Murray

Beauty Features

The New Guard in Hair and Makeup Superstars

WWD Beauty Inc headed backstage at New York Fashion Week to meet the next generation of stars in these beauty categories. Prepare to be wowed.

clock November 9, 2012Jayme Cyk

Bluemercury: 1707 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Retail

Consumer Chronicles: Beauty in Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love is a beauty shopper’s haven.

clock November 9, 2012Molly Prior

The Art of Shaving Shopper: Larry Chaityn

Retail

Shopper Stalker: Midtown East, NYC

Beauty Inc. stopped two men to see what they purchased while out shopping.

clock November 9, 2012WWD Staff

Canadian Market

Retail

Red Hot Canadian Market

As U.S. retailers set their sights on the choice-hungry customers to our north, Beauty Inc. examines the nuances of the market and how it’s expected to evolve.

clock November 9, 2012Molly Prior

Gregory Brown

Human Resources

Gregory Brown: Artist in Residence

For the RéVive founder and acclaimed art collector, it all boils down to beauty.

clock November 9, 2012Jayme Cyk

Essentialist

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Social Studies

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