WWD 2014 Beauty Inc Awards

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Our Visionary of the Year: Leslie Blodgett and the creation of beauty's first social brand.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Leslie Blodgett in Coqueta, the San Francisco restaurant that she and her husband own with chef Michael Chiarello.

Beauty Features

Beauty Inc Visionary of the Year: Leslie Blodgett

By tapping into the power of community, Blodgett transformed Bare Escentuals into one of beauty’s biggest success stories ever.

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Gigi and Bella Hadid

Beauty Features

Sisters of the Moment: Gigi and Bella Hadid

The two girls have more than just DNA in common.

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Day 1: Urban Decay at Macy’s Herald Square

Beauty Features

Same Face, Different Place

Anna Dysinger visited four beauty meccas to find holiday looks for every occasion.

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Leonard Lauder

Beauty Features

Leonard Lauder Wins CEW Achiever Awards

Lauder became the first man ever to win the award.

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Kudos! WWD Beauty Inc celebrates the standout products, people, places and strategies of 2014.

Beauty Features

The 2014 WWD Beauty Inc Awards

Kudos! WWD Beauty Inc celebrates the standout products, people, places and strategies of 2014.

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Elle Macpherson is among Josh Wood's starry clients.

Beauty Features

Josh Wood Opens Cheeky Hair

Cheeky Hair is aimed at the area’s trendy, youthful habitués who take a playful approach to their look.

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Dianne Vavra

Beauty Features

Dianne Vavra Launches New Line of Trenchcoats

Le Trench is a passion project for Vavra, who was inspired by a vintage leopard coat she unearthed in Paris years ago.

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Mecca Cosmetica

Retail

Mecca Cosmetica Opens New Flagship in Australia

The store is complete with new areas, such as Mecca Trove featuring emerging brands, and Australia’s first Nars boutique.

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Carisa Janes of Hourglass

Beauty Features

Hourglass Creates New Eye Shadow Palette

Carisa Janes wanted one tin with five shades in five different formulas sandwiched together into a three-dimensional design.

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Marisa Berenson photographed for Vogue in Cy Twombly’s Roman apartment in 1968.

Human Resources

Last Call: At Ease With Marisa Berenson

Jennifer Weil visits with the legendary beauty.

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Selfridges' storefront for the "Hello Beautiful" campaign.

Retail

Retail Forward: The Evolution Imperative

Experts inside and outside of beauty debate how the department store format must evolve to maintain relevancy with a new generation of shoppers.

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Lyn Kirby

Human Resources

Second Nature: Lyn Kirby to Unveil Beauty Brands Vision

The industry is watching avidly to see if this retail superstar can work her magic once more.

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Beauty Features

WWD Beauty Edtiors Round Up Hip Retail Areas Worldwide

WWD’s editors hit the streets to find emerging, hip retail areas in the world’s capitals of cool.

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Human Resources

Man on the Move: Paco Underhill

Here, a typical travel schedule for one of the world’s most in-demand retail consultants.

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Nancy Twine of Briogeo

Hair

Entrepreneurial Edge: Nancy Twine, Briogeo

The 29-year-old former Goldman Sachs exec. created Briogeo, a line for textured hair created by

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Doreen Mcloughlin

Retail

Shopper Stalker: Herald Square

Anna Dysinger heads to Herald Square to check out retailers, established and new.

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“Pieces from the Eres capsule collection that I designed are perfect for west-coast living. We launched it exclusively at The Webster during Art Basel." - Carisa Janes of Hourglass

Human Resources

Holiday Cheer: The Webster’s Laure Heriard Dubreuil

Laure Heriard Dubreuil keeps The Webster fresh with frequent collaborations.

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Oh My Cream!

Retail

Retail Watch: Oh My Cream!, Paris

Juliette Lévy parlayed her passion into a profession.

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Sephora: Sephora Collection Fiber Masks, “Clients are drawn to their affordability and ease of use, and they appreciate options.” —Elizabeth Hayes, vice president/ divisional merchandise manager, Sephora Collection

Products

Face Mask Moment

What are the top sellers in skin care’s hottest category? Retailers share their standouts.

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Alex Polillo and Mara Roszak

Human Resources

Alex Polillo, Mara Roszak: Cute Couple Alert

Personifying young, hip Hollywood, the rising celebrity hairstylists met through a mutual friend and soon became inseparable, personally and professionally.

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Iman Perfect Eye Shadow Pencil

Products

Key Spring Launches for the Eye and Neck

Micro-categories continue to be big news in skin care.

clock December 12, 2014Anna Dysinger

Beauty Features

Bringing Laura Mercier Back to the Brand

Claudia Pocciat and Mercier talk about finding that elusive balance between ceo and creator.

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Fashion

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