Estēe Lauder's make-up legacy will live on through her granddaughter,
Aerin Lauder, who announced in April that she was launching her own
brand, AERIN LLC. According to Estēe Lauder company sources, the younger
Lauder will oversee a luxury lifestyle brand that will include a
cosmetics line. Both Lauder companies are partnering to launch that line
under the AERIN name, to be sold at select Estēe Lauder counters.
The line is scheduled to launch in 2012. At press time specifics
of what the line would include were not available.
arrangement, Aerin Lauder will run her own company but also work with
the Estēe Lauder brand as creative consultant, style and image director
and global ambassador.
Through a company spokesperson,
Lauder said, "As I launch this new business, I am excited to have the
extraordinary team at Estēe Lauder as my partner in creating a beauty
collection that will reflect my new brand's style and spirit. I look
forward to our future together."
Lauder has served as senior
vice president and creative director for the Estēe Lauder brand since
2004. She joined the company in 1992 as a member of the Prescriptives
London-based make-up artist Angela Holthuis and photographer Izabela Habur set a challenge for themselves: Habur
asked Holthuis, a fashion pro, to create “a small story with bold looks
within a small time frame, to test out how far we [could] push
ourselves creatively,” Holthuis said.
Make-Up Artist magazine is now accepting student competition
applications for the 2009 Los Angeles International Make-Up Artist
Trade Show. The themes for this year are Gothic and X-Men Mutants. The competition is open to students of a recognized make-up school and
to those who graduated 12 months prior to the competition. Make-Up Artist will only accept competition entries postmarked by May 22, 2009.
If you like Prescriptives products, you’d better stock up while you
can: On Sept. 17, Estée Lauder Companies announced it will stop
production and global wholesale distribution of the brand by Jan. 31,
2010. The brand will still be sold online at www.prescriptives.com
while inventory lasts.