Gucci Westman Leaving Revlon
Revlon has announced makeup artist Gucci Westman will leave her role as global artistic director on April 15th. “It’s been an incredible seven years, and I loved the variety of experiences. This was a great chapter in my career, and I’m excited for all that’s ahead,” Westman said in a statement. During her time at Revlon, she created many color collections called Color Stories and brought edginess to the brand. Martine Williamson, senior VP of international marketing, stated, “Over the seven years that the multitalented Gucci Westman served as global artistic director for Revlon, she helped elevate the brand within the world of fashion and inspired us to push the envelope in the color collection category. Gucci has left a lasting impression on our brand that will not be soon forgotten. We wish her all the best going forward in her exciting and colorful career.”
Galeries Lafayette Robbed
Parisian jewelry robbers are at it again. This past weekend, a Galeries Lafayette in Thiais near Paris was hit and thieves stole jewels worth around 100,000 euros. Ironically, Galeries Lafayette recently announced plans to close that specific store. French police have announced an investigation is under way.
Rumors: DKNY Looking for New Creative Director?
According to industry insiders, DKNY is looking for a new creative director to head the design team. Caroline Brown, CEO of Donna Karan International, is reportedly searching for a young designer to revitalize the brand. The brand, owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, is rumored to be reaching out to Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow of Public School, Prabal Gurung and Andrea Lieberman, designer of A.L.C. So far, calls to reps have not been answered.
– Claire Mykrantz
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