Gucci to Launch Makeup Line
Gucci is expanding its mega brand to include cosmetics. The Italian label has announced a new line of cosmetics set to hit the market this Fall. The line will feature face, skin, lip, eye and nail products. Gucci joins a long list of luxury labels who have recently launched makeup lines including Marc Jacobs and Michael Kors.
PONO Sample Sale
PONO’s semiannual Sample Sale will take place from Monday, June 9th to Friday, June 13th at their New York City location. Expect up to 50-80% off all inventory. Elegant accessories like a signature Italian resin Antonia Link Necklace, now $100, originally $215. Aurora B iridescent choker, once $190, now a steal at $75. Designer Joan Goodman will also be on hand. PONO Sample Sale 347 W 36th St. suite 405, between Eighth and Ninth Aves NY, NY 10018 June 9 - June 13; 9am–6pm ponobyjoangoodman.com
Longchamp Returns to Champ-Elysees
Longchamp will return to the place it once called home. The luxury French label is set to open a flagship location at the Champ-Elysees in Paris, just few steps away from its original spot. With the latest opening the brand hopes to attract more clientele, particularly tourists. In a statement released to AFP, CEO Jean Cassegrain noted, "tourists, especially Asian shoppers, [sic]who are very important customers for us."
Zara Now Open at Figat7th
The Zara flagship store at Figat7th officially opened its doors yesterday. The spacious location features a mens, women and children's section. The grand opening at Figat7th marks the eighth Zara store in LA. Zara joins a number of popular shops at Figat7th including H&M, MAC Cosmetics and L'Occitane. Visit www.zara.com for store hours and locations.
Linda Evangelista and Steven Meisel Join Moschino for Campaign
Moschino is adding two industry veterans to its fall lineup. Supermodel Linda Evangelsta and photographer Steven Meisel have been tapped to shoot for Moschino's fall ad campaign. "People always ask me who my favorite photographer is and that would be Cindy Sherman, but my favorite artist is Steven Meisel," Creative director Jeremy Scott said in a statement. No word yet on when the ads will made their debut.