August 27 2014

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Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is; Serge’s Scented Surge; And More…


As any beauty junkie is well aware, bold lips are back and still going strong—$92.1 million strong, to be exact. According to new market research, women’s love for lipstick can in fact be quantified—and it’s up 11 percent from last year’s numbers. [WWD]

In a sad bit of news, famed coiffeur Vidal Sassoon has gone public with the news that he has been battling leukemia for the past two years. [Daily Mail]

Serge Gainsbourg has emerged as a somewhat unlikely fragrance muse, as the houses of Dior and Guerlain have both chosen the scandalous chanteur’s smoky voice as the backing tracks for new commercials for Miss Dior and Shalimar, respectively. [Telegraph]

While you’ve presumably already seen the Dakota Fanning-fronted ads for Marc Jacobs’ forthcoming Oh, Lola! perfume, Jacobs’ licensing company, Coty Prestige, officially confirmed Ms. Fanning as the new face of the brand—and subsequently released her Juergen Teller-shot campaign—earlier this past weekend. [People]

Photo: Courtesy of Coty Prestige

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