Jane Lauder Takes the Lead at Clinique
Popular cosmetic retailer Clinique has selected Jane Lauder as its new global brand president. The announcement was based on a decision made by the Estee Lauder owned company for Lauder to fulfill the new role. Lauder previously worked at the Estee Lauder company for 17 years as the general manager for Origins, Darphin and Ojon brands.
Planet Blue Weekend Sale
Beginning today, California's own Planet Blue will be holding a limited time only sale. The sale will last through January 20th at the Santa Monica location, shoppers can expect up to 75% off Planet Blue merchandise including clothing, accessories and shoes. Planet Blue 800 14th St. Santa Monica, CA 90403 310. 394. 0135
Balmain Releases New Fragrance
French house Balmain has just unveiled a new fragrance for women --Extactic. Creative Director for Balmain, Oliver Rousteing touts the new fragrance as " the perfect reflection of Balmain fashion: sexy, glamorous, daring... It's like one of our gowns: able to reveal the sensuality of the woman who wears it." The fragrance is filled with a mixture of scents including; sandalwood, cashmere wood and barenia leather. It will be available for purchase beginning January 20th.
Peter Pilotto x Target Line Revealed
New images for the exclusive Peter Pilotto for Target collection were revealed earlier this week. The line set to debut February 9th, features a vast array clothing and accessories including separates and beach wear. This marks the latest designer collaborative effort for Target, its previous partnership with 3.1 Phillip Lim proved to be a major success with merchandise selling out within a matter of moments from its launch. You can view the full lookbook for the Peter Pilotto for Target collection here
Alexander Wang Chooses New Location to Showcase Fall/Winter 14' Collection
Alexander Wang joins a list of designers looking outside the ranks of Manhattan for a more unconventional method of unveiling their designs. Wang has announced he will be heading to Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Navy Yard to be exact, to host his Fall 2014 collection. This will be a first for Wang who is set to showcase his Fall collection in the evening as oppose to the daytime. The Fall/Winter 2014 New York Fashion Week will be making the rounds in February.
2XU New Year Kick Off With World Champion Triathlete Lesley Paterson
XTERRA Triathlete and 2XU ambassador, Lesley Paterson, will be on hand at the 2XU New Year Kick Off Event this Saturday in Santa Monica. Paterson will share fitness tips with guests, and the world leading sports apparel and compression brand, 2XU, will also be showcasing new pieces from their women’s fitness line. 2XU Santa Monica 1512 Montana Ave Santa Monica, CA 310.458.4499, Saturday Jan 18th 11am PST.