Merry Christmas! Here at the Bobbi Brown offices, we hosted our first official Ugly Sweater party and the whole team got into the spirit, rocking red and green, tinselly tops and ridiculously retro patterns. Design Manager (and contributor to this blog) John Eaton transformed our offices into a winter wonderland, adding… READ MORE
Your sister, mom and best friend are taken care of. Their gifts are wrapped and ready to go. I always find it easy to shop for other women because I just think of what I’d like. But shopping for the guys takes a little more imagination—or a helpful guy whose own wishlist puts you on the right track. I asked my sons for… READ MORE
My gifting strategy is simple: I think of my favorite can’t-live-without-them things and match them up with the wonderful people in my life. Here are some of tried and tested standouts that my friends and family will be unwrapping in 2012:
1. Vitamix Blenders
It’s the one chefs swear by and now I do too. I make… READ MORE
Henry Leutwyler and I first worked together in 2006, when he shot the cover for my book Living Beauty. Since then, he’s shot many of our seasonal campaigns and the cover my latest book Pretty Powerful. I just love his style. He always has such a unique perspective.
You can imagine that I was thrilled when he told me his latest project- Ballet has finally hit the shelves. I have been… READ MORE
Yes. Thanksgiving is almost here. All the wonderful food, time with loved ones, games with my boys. There’s a lot to be thankful for this year. The last couple months have been really difficult for some of my closest friends and colleagues in the Northeast. I’ve never been more… READ MORE
I’ve always believed beauty starts from within. It’s not just what we apply to our face that makes us look and feel better, it’s what we’re feeding our bodies too.
If you read this blog, you know I’m constantly on the hunt for delicious, nutritious snacks I can grab on… READ MORE
New York and New Jersey—my two favorite places in the world—have been forever changed by Hurricane Sandy. Watching the news, seeing newspaper photos, reading friends’ updates on Facebook and Twitter, taking in the loss of life… READ MORE
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this year is extra meaningful. Not only is Estee Lauder celebrating the 20th Anniversary of its global Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign, it is the first year without the amazing Evelyn Lauder—who co-created the iconic Pink Ribbon symbol—since her passing in November of last year.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared October 1st The Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign Day at the NYSE Opening Bell and was joined by William Lauder, Elizabeth Hurley and… READ MORE
I’ve always been a huge believer in education. After all, a defining moment in my life was getting my B.F.A. in theatrical makeup at Boston’s Emerson College. That’s where I pursued my passion and honed my craft.
Teachers make a difference.
My mentors helped me get… READ MORE
As many of you know, I’ve been supporting Dress For Success for over ten years now. Dress for Success promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. One of my… READ MORE
Birthdays are a big deal in our offices. With cupcakes, champagne and presents aplenty, we know how to celebrate everyone’s special day. It should come as no surprise that I always look forward to my own birthday party that we host in our SoHo Office.
While I wanted to keep cupcakes as part of the… READ MORE
Dress for Success, an amazing organization that is near and dear to my heart, hosted a great event a few weeks ago called the Something to Share Gala. Dress for Success is a non-profit organization, with a mission to provide professional attire and career development to economically disadvantaged women… READ MORE