News Bites | British Vogue Appoints Venetia Scott as Fashion Director, Estée Lauder Shuts Down Estée Edit – The Business of Fashion
Venetia Scott is becoming a member of British Vogue as style director
Edward Enninful, incoming editor-in-chief of British Vogue, has introduced his first editorial rent, appointing Venetia Scott style director of the London-based mostly title. Scott, an acclaimed stylist and photographer, will exchange Lucinda Chambers, who resigned in Could after 36 years on the journal.
“Visionary, influential and galvanizing are overused phrases, however on this case acceptable to explain Venetia’s work,” mentioned Enninful, who has collaborated with Scott in his earlier position at fellow Condé Nast title W. “Venetia will proceed the legacy of creativity and innovation for which British Vogue is thought, positioning it for its subsequent century.”
Scott’s appointment is efficient 10th July and comes amidst what is anticipated to be a wider shake up at British Vogue, as Enninful positions himself to make his mark on the journal.
Scott started her profession at British Vogue as an assistant to Grace Coddington, earlier than cementing her standing as a stylist working for magazines together with the British and Italian editions of Vogue, as properly as The Face, i-D and Area. In 1997, she started working carefully with Marc Jacobs on his namesake model, turning into inventive director in 2001, chargeable for directing the Marc by Marc Jacobs line and related equipment. In 2005, she moved into images with an emphasis on a delicate palette and outside settings, and have become an excellent broader contributor to a big roster of style publications. — Osman Ahmed
Estée Lauder shuts down Estée Edit and closes its London retailer.
The New York-based mostly status magnificence conglomerate introduced Wednesday that it's going to shut down Estée Edit, a millennial-focused line of make-up and skincare designed particularly for Sephora, by the tip of September.
Estée Edit launched in March 2016 with fashions Kendall Jenner and Irene Kim on the helm of a widespread advertising marketing campaign that included a particular Vogue subject with Jenner on the quilt. Its arrival coincided with the heritage model’s main push into Sephora, one of the important thing specialty multi-model retailers which have outpaced division retailer magnificence counters in gross sales, and a brand new give attention to digital advertising.
“After a yr of useful insights and learnings, we now have determined separate model in North America devoted to recruiting millennials is not obligatory,” mentioned a consultant of Estée Lauder in a press release. “We're dedicated to our partnership with Sephora and we're working carefully to strengthen our enterprise in Sephora and develop thrilling new applications.”
The firm will even shutter the primary and solely stand-alone Estée Edit retailer on Carnaby Road in London by September, which opened to serve UK clients within the absence of Sephora within the nation. — Chantal Fernandez
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