Style Notes: Cara Delevingne (Might) Quit Modeling; Estee Lauder Skin-Care Sales Slip
Cool off with a cold cocktail and today's style stories.
Will she or won't she? That seems to be the ultimate question for those in the fashion industry awaiting Cara Delevingne's return to the runway in between her several new acting gigs. The 23-year-old has said in the past that she's not done with modeling, but now she appears to have flipped her position, telling The Times that she will "not be doing fashion anymore." She has, however, been consistent in insisting that either way, she does not believe the industry to be a healthy one to grow up in. [MTV News]
Estee Lauder's skin-care sales have slipped in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year, from $1.2 billion at this time last year to $1 billion, with CEO Fabrizio Freda attributing the downfall to specific events in the Asian markets. The MERS outbreak in Korea as well as the overall "decreased consumption" in Hong Kong are being marked as the causes of the minor slip. Makeup sales, however, continue to rise. [Fashionista]
If, like us, you have rainbow-streaked dreams of owning every color of lipstick under the sun, Tom Ford might have just what you need. For a special Black Friday promotion, the coveted cult lipstick brand will be selling a 50-tube collection for the cool price of — wait for it — $1,800. Big dreams, bigger price tag. [Elle]
Guard your wallets, Orange County shoppers: There's a new Celine store in town. The French fashion house recently opened its doors at the South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, Calif., which also hosts a gaggle of high-end designers including Chanel, Chloe and Dolce & Gabbana. And in case you get lost, you can find the new storefront right next to Dior. [OC Register]