Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson Launches His First Capsule Collection: FRIGO Crown®
The luxury limited-edition line will be available in time for the holiday season exclusively at Neiman Marcus and IWearFrigo.com
Award-winning musician, entrepreneur and actor Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson announced the release of his limited-edition capsule collection, FRIGO Crown®, for FRIGO® by RevolutionWear, the leader in men’s luxury undergarments. Jackson’s inspiration for the exclusive line came from the idea of the hierarchy of living, which is why the crown was chosen as the consistent design element. FRIGO Crown® is the pinnacle of everything FRIGO®, utilizing Nano Stitch construction for an intimate, smooth luxurious fit. Nano Stitch® stands for the new generation of high gauge and ultra thin fabrics. It is a top technology which offers an exceptional comfort, thanks to the 50 gauge warp knit and 60 gauge weftknit machines, FRIGO® partnered with one of the only Nano Stitch fabricators in the world to create FRIGO Crown®.
Jackson says, “We have created the ultimate luxury for men with FRIGO Crown®, which is exactly what I envisioned when I set out to design my collection.”
RevolutionWear, Inc. Founder & CEO, Mathias Ingvarsson adds “Jackson has been a dream partner for FRIGO® and we were honored to have him create FRIGO Crown®. He was involved every step of the way designing this line and knew exactly what he wanted the collection to embody. His attention to detail and creative process are unrivaled. This line is the best of the best.”
Created to revolutionize the men’s undergarment industry, FRIGO® offers men optimal comfort with style and practicality in mind. It also features the patented signature FRIGO Zone™, providing ultimate support and adjusts to give a customized fit. The line includes various T-Shirt styles made from enhanced performance fabrics as well. In 2014 it was announced that Jackson, NBA star Carmelo Anthony and Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley purchased a stake in the innovative brand.
FRIGO Crown® is available to order now on www.IWearFRIGO.com. Starting this month, the line will additionally be sold through one of the world’s most exclusive retailers, Neiman Marcus, for the 2016 Holiday season with a limited quantity made.
The line retails for $150 for the t-shirt and $150 for the boxer brief.
ABOUT FRIGO BY REVOLUTIONWEAR Some of the world’s biggest stars 50 Cent, Carmelo Anthony and Timbaland, have come together along with one of the founders of Tempur-Pedic to form the power-house team behind FRIGO® and are changing the undergarment industry for men. FRIGO®, a Latin derivative meaning “cool and dry,” comes from the Swedish entrepreneur Mathias Ingvarsson, the former Vice President and European Director of Tempur-Pedic. The product line features the patented signature FRIGO ZoneTM, which provides the ultimate support due to the adjustable pouch allowing the wearer to create a customized fit. The product line features superior quality fabrics offering men optimal comfort with style and practicality in mind. The line includes various T-Shirt styles made from enhanced high-tech performance fabrics as well. The FRIGO® product range includes various lines and is currently available at Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s and www.IWearFRIGO.com from $36 to $100.
ABOUT REVOLUTIONWEAR, INC. FRIGO®’s parent company is RevolutionWear, Inc. It combines innovative design with technology to create radically different, superior products for global distribution. RevolutionWear, Inc. was founded in Sweden, and incorporated in the United States in 2013. The company is headquartered in New York City. www.revolutionwear.com
MAKE UP FOR EVER announces a global artistic collaboration with the iconic superstar and artistic chameleon JESSIE J. MAKE UP FOR EVER’s ARTIST lip and face collection, with several launches slated throughout 2017, is showcasing JESSIE J’s transformative self-expression and the genius of SAMMY MOURABIT, renowned celebrity and editorial makeup artist. The collaboration kicks off with a music video in which MAKE UP FOR EVER sets the stage for the transformation of JESSIE J. Throughout the year, MAKE UP FOR EVER will encourage people everywhere to celebrate makeup’s power to express, explore and transform all individuals with the creative movement #IAMANARTIST. Discover the music video here:
“I enjoy revealing different parts of my personality in my look which makes MAKE UP FOR EVER such a great partner,” said JESSIE J. “The core of the brand is what I am about: creating characters to showcase who you are, exploring and expressing yourself in the way you want through makeup, colors and energy. I definitely feel that my makeup reflects how I feel whether you want to do just a lip or a full blown smoky eye, your mood can be reflected in your make up and this is why LIFE IS A STAGE!”
In each of its artistic collaborations, MAKE UP FOR EVER provides the artists the platform and tools to unleash their creativity, in makeup and beyond. MAKE UP FOR EVER’s artistic collaboration with JESSIE J comes to life through music, video, visuals and the ARTIST product franchise. With the launch of this artistic collaboration, JESSIE J transformed Frankie Valli’s iconic “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” into a hypnotic, modern anthem. MAKE UP FOR EVER provided JESSIE J with the creative freedom and endless makeup options for her constant reimagined looks throughout the new song’s edgy music video.
Consistently tapping into the industry’s best, MAKE UP FOR EVER and JESSIE J enlisted the talent of celebrated British avant-garde photographer RANKIN for the ARTIST campaign visuals and JESSIE J’s new music video. Rankin’s artistic influence on live performing arts is a continuous source of inspiration for MAKE UP FOR EVER, along with a commitment to meet the needs of all music performers by utilizing makeup as a means of self-expression.
As a professional artistry makeup brand, MAKE UP FOR EVER is committed to giving professional makeup artists a platform to work creatively. For all the upcoming ARTIST visuals and videos, the brand has teamed up with the supremely talented SAMMY MOURABIT.
“MAKE UP FOR EVER has this amazing, creative soul because the brand was created by an artist and you still feel it even after 30 years”, said makeup artist SAMMY MOURABIT. “I connect with the brand so well because we share a true love and passion for makeup. I’ve used the products for a long time, for both artistic projects and also for beauty shoots. It’s so rare to find everything you need in one brand but MAKE UP FOR EVER has it all, and so it will stay with me forever. I’m honored to be part of the MAKE UP FOR EVER Tribe and to collaborate with JESSIE J. She is fascinating and she represents what an artist in the music world should be today: a songwriter, a singer and an amazing performer. She is also a very skilled makeup artist, so our collaboration is organic, unique, and fantastic.“
Driven to ignite the artistic spirit in others, MAKE UP FOR EVER and JESSIE J invite every makeup enthusiast to express their creativity throughout the year using the hashtag #IAMANARTIST, creating a community of inspired and inspiring individuals who celebrate self-expression through makeup. Create your character and tell the world with #IAMANARTIST. Celebrate the power of makeup with this creative and collaborative movement!
About MAKE UP FOR EVER:
Founded in 1984 by renowned makeup artist Dany Sanz, this highly-acclaimed brand offers a cult-favorite collection of vivid, high-pigment colors, superior face and body foundations and expert artisan formulas to professional makeup artists and makeup enthusiasts all around the world. MAKE UP FOR EVER believes that “LIFE IS A STAGE” and people are the artists of their own lives. Learn more: www.makeupforever.com
About JESSIE J:
Blessed with an astounding voice and natural knack for a “hook,” JESSIE J redefines what’s possible within pop – even as she upholds its traditions. In other words, JESSIE Jabsolutely remains one-of-a-kind. That’s why she has quickly become the consummate 21st century superstar and a powerful pop culture force. In 2011, the world first took notice of the UK-born singer and songwriter in a very big way. Her full-length debut album, Who You Are [LAVA], heralded the songstress’s arrival as a worldwide icon. It debuted in the Top 15 on the Billboard Top 200, and it generated an astounding six Top 10 smashes on the radio. “Price Tag” [featuring B.o.B] went platinum stateside and seized #1 in 18 major territories. Next, “Domino”, her biggest U.S. hit to date, took flight on the charts. That track went on to achieve double-platinum status and become a ubiquitous anthem around the globe. To date, her album sales exceed 3 million and single sales surpass 20 million and counting. Along the way, she received the prestigious BRIT Award for “Critic’s Choice”. In addition, the BBC crowned her with the high honor of Sound of 2011. She even received a Grammy Award nomination in 2012. Fans and tastemakers continued to wholeheartedly embrace JESSIE J, and she acted as the 2012 London Olympic Games Ambassador. JESSIE J released her second studio album in September 2013, and that album debuted in the Top 5 on the UK Albums Chart. It included two top-five hits including “Wild” and “It’s My Party”. In July 2014, the first single from her sophomore, Sweet Talker album arrived with a bang—literally. JESSIE J teamed up with rising diva Ariana Grande and rap’s reigning queen Nicki Minaj for “Bang Bang”. Immediately, the track captured the #1 spot on iTunes Overall Top Songs Chart and it has gone Platinum four times over less than a year after release.
About SAMMY MOURABIT:
After learning his craft and working in Italy, SAMMY MOURABIT’s makeup interests veered into fashion in Belgium and Paris. He carved a new movement that bridged into the supermodel era with a groundbreaking, raw, androgynous period. SAMMY MOURABIT was hired by Franco Dragon to create and design makeup for 74 Cirque du Soleil dancers and characters, as well as famed singer Celine Dion for her show “A New Day” in Las Vegas. As his client list grew, SAMMY MOURABIT relocated to Los Angeles to focus on celebrity work. Then, he moved to New York to reclaim his career in the fashion and editorial work along with some of the top photographers and directors in the industry. His work has been featured at award shows and in major editorial shoots ranging from V to W., INTERVIEW and HARPER’S BAZAAR. He has done numerous music videos and worked with such esteemed photographers as Patrick Demarchelier, Steven Klein, Annie Liebovitz, Peter Lindberg, Tom Munro, Ellen Von Unwerth, Terry Richardson, Norman Jean Roy, Carter Smith, Mert and Marcus, Mark Segal, David la Chapelle, Ruven Afanador, Rankin, Arthur Elgort, and Brigitte Lacombe. In 2012, SAMMY MOURABIT was invited by Madonna to be her personal Makeup Artist for her 2012 MDNA international tour. He received accolades for his work on the tour and was then asked to work alongside Steven Klein and Madonna to create a highly anticipated film video released in 2013 call “Secret Project”. www.sammymourabit.com. He remains a highly innovative, in-demand Artist and continues to ignite ground-breaking passion for his work.
Dare to Leave a Lasting Impression with New Giorgio Beverly Hills® Glam, Launching December 2016
Welcome to the magnetic, extravagant world of Beverly Hills, the world’s premiere spot for towering palm trees, warm West Coast winds and endless California luxury
In 1981, Giorgio Beverly Hills® burst onto the scene with its bold, timeless fragrance of the same name to celebrate the luxurious, one-of-a-kind Beverly Hills experience. Described by some as the ‘scent of the century,’ it was worn by the famous and fashionable. Now, in celebration of its 35th anniversary, the iconic brand unveils the new Giorgio Beverly Hills® Glam and announces Emmy-Award winner Julianne Hough, a true triple-threat in the worlds of film, television, and music, as the face of the Giorgio Beverly Hills® Fragrances.
Tailor-made for the sophisticated woman who lives her life with confidence, this unforgettable fragrance makes her feel glamorous from morning to night1 and leaves a lasting impression. Giorgio Beverly Hills® Glam combines the white florals of the original Giorgio Beverly Hills® scent and mixes in today’s modern style and glamour. It’s indulgent, captivating and elegant, creating a Beverly Hills moment with every spritz.
Inviting, daring and feminine, Giorgio Beverly Hills® Glam will transport any woman to the luxurious California lifestyle. Perfectly manicured lawns, a top-down convertible en route to a champagne brunch, the freedom of spending a day shopping on Rodeo Drive— this is the glam life.
Giorgio Beverly Hills® Glam is an undeniably bold combination of white florals infused with sensuous amber and sandalwood. With bright, sparkling notes, the scent embodies the instantly recognizable glitz and glamour of California’s most famous fashion street. Extravagant and empowering, Giorgio Beverly Hills® Glam is a long-lasting scent that will linger on the skin. A fragrance that is sure to turn heads, this floral woody bouquet will have women radiating confidence, elegance and true style.
TOP: The fragrance opens with a sparkling burst of Solar Magnolia, Wild Cyclamen and Spring Peony.
MID: In the heart, lush Summer Plum is infused with an irresistible bouquet of Iris and Jasmine Sambac for feminine luxury.
BASE: At the base, White Heliotrope and Golden Labdanum flirt with warm Sandalwood and Amber notes to evoke a sensuous finish that will linger even after she’s gone.
With an elegant and striking shape, the Giorgio Beverly Hills® Glam bottle takes prestige and extravagance to a new level. The glamorous gem-like bottle and cap channel the confidence and sophistication of the Giorgio Beverly Hills® lifestyle.
The purple and pink ombré design speaks to modern glamour while the gold accents give a nod to the brand’s luxurious lifestyle. Both vibrant and chic, the Giorgio Beverly Hills® Glam bottle is a perfect standout on the vanity of any woman who wants to create her own Rodeo Drive moment.
The brand’s new spokesperson, actress, dancer and television personality Julianne Hough
On November 3 at the INNOCOS Digital event, beauty executives shared speeches. Jennifer Tidy from MODIFACE shared a presentation on augmented reality, Sourabh Sharma spoke on the influencer marketing, whilst Trina Albus from Magenta Agency discussed beauty brand and blogger collaborations.
The #beauty20 Awards were created to benchmark the companies who are the most successful in connecting with consumers through digital technology and social media.
The INNOCOS team selected 10 of the most popular digital marketing platforms as categories of the awards and over 300 award entries were received. With much deliberation and critical review, our team of judges (beauty bloggers), selected the top five brands from each of the 10 categories.
After collecting the results, we gave consumers 20 days to vote for their favorite beauty brand online. Close to 8.000 votes were received and below are the results with the winners:
Bath & Body Works
Laura Mercier Cosmetics
wet n wild Beauty
Mary Kay Mobile Virtual Makeover
BEST E-COMMERCE WEBSITE
BEST BEAUTY STARTUP
BEST BEAUTY BRAND ONLINE
H2O+ Beauty is a big winner in the category ‘Best Beauty Brand Online’ which encompasses all social media channels including brand website, a big congratulations from the INNOCOS team and judges! To present the awards INNOCOS invited a celebrity host: Rebecca Black. It was a great experience to meet Rebecca in person, so graceful, charming and poised. Rebecca Black’s new single, “The Great Divide,” has been streamed over 1 million times on Spotify and has close to 2 million views and listens on Chill Nation. In less than two months, Rebecca’s music video for her now hit single, has reached over 3 million views. What an honor having hear as the #beauty20 Host! To find out more about Rebecca Black and stay updated on her new music, follow her on – Instagram, Twitter or YouTube
Mary Kay has reached a record in the number of followers they have been able to activate to vote for them – for the fourth year (!) . The winning categories this year: Pinterest, YouTube and Mobile App. Mary Kay describes themselves as a brand that pursuing beauty and confidence daily and it translates as it received the highest number of customers votes this year.
One of the most popular categories each year is ‘Best Beauty Startup’, which generates the most nominations and the majority of votes this year went to HUM Nutrition who’s 5 words or less acceptance speech was: “Beauty starts from within”. The company creates and sells supplements and also provides a platform which connects consumers to nutrition experts.
Instagram stays as one of the most popular channels in the beauty industry and well done wet n wild Beauty who received most of the votes in this category! The award was presented by Joey Maalouf, Hair Stylist/ Makeup Artist/ Co-Founder & Creative Director: @TheGlamApp & @_ishbeauty. The Glam App also provided stylists at the event for the hair styling and makeup touch ups.
Special attention must also go to Urban Decay, winning a new category this year; ‘Best Snapchat’. Snapchat very fast has become one of the beauty industry’s leading voices.
The winners, in addition to recognition from their customers, received a beautiful custom made trophy, which has been made in the shape of the letter C to symbolize Customer, Consumer or Care,” which describes the nature of digital marketing.
“The #beauty20 Awards is an opportunity for the beauty industry to see which brands are staying closely in touch with their customers” says Irina Kremin, the founder of the INNOCOS events – and we would like to thank you our Lead Sponsor, MODIFACE, our beauty give-away bags sponsor Identipak and a conference agency Gina Wade Creative to helping us to make this event happened.
For those who couldn’t attend the awards ceremony this year, we will be featuring photos and videos from the event in our December 2016 issue so stay tuned, follow the hashtag #beauty20 and hopefully you will be able to join us next year.
Once again, thank you so much for being part of this year’s fantastic event and congratulations to everyone who was shortlisted and won as that is a massive achievement in itself, and of course to all of you that were crowned the beauty heroes of 2016!
Linger Magazine is a proud media sponsor for the #beauty20 Awards. Join us at INNOCOS 2017 events in Dubai and Lisbon. Be sure to follow us on our social media platforms for more updates.:
Meghan Markle Designs Fall Workwear Collection for Reitmans
Canadian retailer Reitmans is delighted to announce Meghan Markle’s return as a design collaborator, introducing her second capsule collection, launching this fall. The collection of fashion-forward staples includes five versatile pieces that can easily be mixed and matched taking women effortlessly from desk to dinner. Heavily involved in the design process, Ms. Markle ensured her personal style was reflected in each item.
“The first collection was a learning curve for me and for Reitmans as well. We wanted to provide a capsule collection that incorporated my personal style and personality while always embracing the Reitmans woman,” says Markle. “The fall collection is comprised of pieces I love to wear with a bit of an edge. I hope Reitmans shoppers will love it as much as I do!”
Five key pieces designed by Ms. Markle create the ultimate fall wardrobe, including a modern update on traditional workwear pieces such as a faux leather pencil skirt and boyfriend-style blouse. Cropped leggings and a turtleneck bodysuit add a casual, trendy take on weekend dressing. Rounding out the collection is a cashmere blend poncho that can be styled three different ways.
“Ms. Markle truly embodies the modern, professional woman, both in her career and personal life. She resonates with both existing and new Reitmans customers, making her the perfect partner for this workwear collection,” says Jackie Tardif, Senior Vice-President of Merchandising for Reitmans.
The Meghan Markle fall collection was made available online and at select Reitmans stores across Canada onNovember 3. An exclusive online pre-sale for registered shoppers is also be available, customers can learn more by visiting Reitmans.com.
About Reitmans (Canada) Limited:
Reitmans (Canada) Limited is Canada’s leading specialty fashion retailer. Founded in Montreal in 1926, the Company today employs 10,000 Canadians and operates over 700 stores across Canada through its banners Reitmans, Penningtons, Addition Elle, RW&CO., Thyme Maternity and Hyba. Reitmans (Canada) Limited promotes women’s health and welfare through its various community initiatives. Reitmans (Canada) Limited is a publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RET, RET-A). For more information, visit the company’s website, www.reitmanscanadalimited.com.