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On a sunny day in May, a bevy of beauty industry experts, influencers, bloggers and creative directors assembled in the Grand Ballroom of the New York Hilton to hear an informative Fashion Group International panel of six offer up their unique perspectives on what’s hot now and in the future and why.
Karen Young, President of The Young Group opened the luncheon event by introducing Jessica Matlin, Beauty Director of Harper’s Bazaar and co-founder of the podcast Fat Mascara. “Everything is niche today,” said Jessica. “Brands with a clear point of view that bring something no one else has said before are in demand. They feel authentic and relatable.” She added that if your brand doesn’t hav
Have you ever dreamed about winning the lottery and fantasized about how you would spend the money? Would you buy a mansion, diamonds, yacht, or an island? Whatever your pleasure, it’s sure to include a luxury item.
But is luxury just for the very rich? Definitely not, according to the speakers at the Beauty’s Luxury Lift-Off panel, sponsored by The Fashion Group International in New York City.
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Think awards season is just for actors and moviemakers? Think again, beauty and fashion standouts are getting their due too. Last week, at The Fashion Group International’s 16th Annual Rising Star Awards, three up-and-coming beauty stars were recognized for their innovation, vision, and talent.
Carlos Huber, a Beauty in the Bag fave, took home the Beauty/Fragrance Entrepreneur prize. He is the founder and creative force behind Arquiste Parfumeur, a niche fragrance brand that launched merely one and a half years ago. His latest creation is Boutonniere no.7, a gardenia scent blended with a masculine edge. Arquiste is available at Barneys New York and Arquiste.com. None other than Allure m