‘Let’s Go Gifting’: Nordstrom Launches its 2018 Holiday Campaign Celebrating the Joy of Gifting

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This holiday season, Nordstrom wants to make shopping fun with Gifts That Do Good, Gifts That Inspire, and innovative services that help make the holidays completely stress-free in-store and online. The marketing campaign was produced by Nordstrom and directed and photographed by Theo Wenner, who has worked on original campaigns for Chanel, Chloe, and Topshop/Topman, as well as editorials for Vogue and Rolling Stone. The cast includes Guinevere Van Seenus, who began her modeling career walking a Nordstrom fashion show as a teenager, as well as longtime Nordstrom customer and model Jan De Villeneuve, who has been gracing runways for over 50 years.

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The campaign includes a colorful, cheerful video that will run on Nordstrom.com and on the retailer’s social and digital platforms, print and out of home. A national TV commercial will launch on November 5.

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Campaign visuals from the 2018 Nordstrom ‘Let’s Go Gifting!” Holiday campaign to run in O: The Oprah Winfrey magazine  (Courtesy: Nordstrom PR)

GIFTS THAT DO GOOD

Giving back feels good any time of year, but particularly during the holidays. From gift cards that give back, to gifts that do good, Nordstrom is making it easier than ever for customers to find the perfect gift.

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Campaign visuals from the 2018 Nordstrom ‘Let’s Go Gifting!” Holiday campaign to run in InStyle magazine (Courtesy: Nordstrom PR)

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Campaign visuals from the 2018 Nordstrom ‘Let’s Go Gifting!” Holiday campaign to run in US Harpers Bazaar magazine (Courtesy: Nordstrom PR)

  • Gift Card Give Back Nordstrom donates 1% of all gift card sales to nonprofits across the U.S. and Canada. This year alone, the company has donated over $7.5 million to more than 600 organizations.

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  • Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals™ In partnership with its customers, Nordstrom is supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals™ (CMNH) to make a difference in the lives of children. Now through December 24, Nordstrom invites customers to support CMNH through the purchase of $10 giving cards at any Nordstrom full-line store in the U.S. and Canada. All donations will stay local to the community in which they were given, including 55 network hospitals in regions with Nordstrom stores. The donations will fund critical treatments, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care for children and their families across the U.S. and Canada.

  • Nordstrom Signature Nordstrom is introducing a new cashmere collection featuring beautiful designs for women, men, and children. Select products within the collection are produced in factories where Nordstrom has partnered with BSR’s HERproject to implement workplace training programs on topics like health, finance, and gender equality. Since 2007, Nordstrom has partnered with BSR to launch worker empowerment programs in 27 factories around the world, reaching more than 18,000 workers.

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    Campaign visuals from the 2018 Nordstrom ‘Let’s Go Gifting!” Holiday campaign to run in US Elle magazine (Courtesy: Nordstrom PR)

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    Campaign visuals from the 2018 Nordstrom ‘Let’s Go Gifting!” Holiday campaign to run in US Marie Claire magazine (Courtesy: Nordstrom PR)

  • Treasure & Bond Nordstrom donates 2.5% of net sales from this exclusive, private-label brand to programs that empower young people to make a difference in their community. To date, the company has donated $2.5 million. This year, Treasure & Bond is supporting WE Charity, which provides educators and students with curriculum and educational resources that help them gain an understanding of the root causes of pressing social issues and provides the tools necessary to take action and make an impact. Treasure & Bond features laid-back wardrobe staples with an Americana aesthetic for women, men, children, as well as home, a new category that launched this year.

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GIFTS THAT INSPIRE

Nordstrom aims to be THE destination for unique holiday gifts at a range of price points, from a chic Topshop faux fur shoulder bag for $48 to showstopping Gucci boots for $1,790, including emerging brands and exclusive items.

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November 27 – Treasure & Bond Patterned Pullover

  • Daily Drops Beginning November 27 through December 18, Nordstrom will release exclusive, limited products each day called ‘Daily Drops,’ to create a sense of discovery in-store and online throughout the shopping season. Products will be added to Nordstrom.com/holidaygifts at 6:00am PST, as well as on the @Nordstrom Instagram. ‘Daily Drops’ will feature exciting, new-to-market items and styles from brands like Something Navy, Christian Louboutin, Charlotte Tilbury, Rothy’s, Treasure & Bond, Le Labo, Sant & Abel, Hugo Boss x Jeremyville, and Rag & Bone x Mickey.

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  • Gift Guides Based on top-demanded categories and search terms by Nordstrom customers, the company is introducing a persona-based gift guide featuring curated and unique ideas for 11 customer personalities. Examples include The Tech Collector, The Luxe Lover, The Traveler, The Witty One, and the Do-Gooder, among others, and can be found on Nordstrom.com/holidaygifts.

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Cochine Launches in Bergdorf Goodman

Luxury Fragrance Brand Enters Premier Retailer in NYC This Month

Created in 2009 by fragrance and skincare expert Kate Crofton-Atkins to capture the distinctive charm and romance of Saigon, Cochine is pleased to announce its rollout this month to premier luxury retailer Bergdorf Goodman in New York City.Cochine logo

Since my first trip to New York, I have always loved visiting Bergdorf Goodman, and now to have Cochine in this iconic store is a dream come true,” says British founder of Cochine, Kate Crofton-Atkins. “I am truly delighted to introduce Cochine’s unique collection of home fragrances and bath and body products to Bergdorf Goodman’s clientele, who appreciate the exceptional service that Bergdorf’s provides and the art of perfumery for the home.

Cochine’s entry into the fabled Fifth Avenue shopping destination begins in mid-October with a strong assortment of Scented Candles and Reed Diffusers in four of the brand’s exquisite signature fragrances, Agarwood & Amber, Vanille & Tabac Noir, White Jasmine & Gardenia and Tuberose & Wild Fig, as well as stunning 4-Wick Candles in Vanille & Tabac Noir and White Jasmine & Gardenia. All Cochine products are made in Vietnam and France using the highest quality essential oils and ingredients, ethically and sustainably sourced.

Cochine White Jasmine & Gardenia Range

Cochine White Jasmine & Gardenia Range

Luxury Votive Candles, ideal for travel, are available in Vanille & Tabac Noir, White Jasmine & Gardenia and Tuberose & Wild Fig. Cochine’s offerings also extend into the Bath & Body category, with their elegant Hand & Body Wash and Hand & Body Lotion in White Jasmine & Gardenia and Tuberose & Wild Fig. Cochine devotees will also discover the brand’s beautiful NEW fragrance, Cedar & Vietnamese Oud, available in an exclusive limited edition slate grey candle glass decorated with an intricate silver lattice design. A perfect scent for holiday gifting and sumptuous winter evenings, Cedar & Vietnamese Oud is inspired by the incense-filled temples found hidden deep in the forests of Central Vietnam. Rich, velvety tones of Cedar and Sandalwood are blended with the precious resins of Amber and Oud. Top notes of Lotus Flower combine with leathery, smoky base notes to create this deeply luxurious fragrance.

Cochine’s plans to support sales include advertising in Bergdorf Goodman’s Holiday Catalogue, hosting in-store staff trainings, coordinating with Bergdorf Goodman on marketing initiatives and providing dedicated in-store sales support during the holiday season. With distribution throughout Europe and Asia, Cochine’s expanding distribution in the USA since launching here in 2017 also includes key retailers Kuhl-Linscomb in Houston, TX; Candle Delirium and Malibu Colony in Los Angeles; Anthem in San Francisco; and Shoppe Birmingham in Birmingham, AL.

For stores worldwide see www.cochine.com/pages/store-mapper for a full list of retailers.

2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Find the Ultimate Gift for Everyone on Your List at Macy’s This Holiday Season

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As the holiday gift destination, Macy’s offers a festive assortment of the perfect gifts for him, her, kids and home, including fashion, accessories and beauty, that will bring joy and style to all

Macy’s is channeling the spirit of giving through a special selection of the latest and greatest gifts for everyone on your list. Shoppers can get started early this year and find the perfect gift with the help of Macy’s Gift Guide, curated by Macy’s Fashion Office experts. Whether it’s cozy and warm or shiny and glam, this season’s gifts will delight family, friends and co-workers alike. Plus, find inspiration for both your coziest and most glamorous looks – depending on the mood, and home entertainment tips that will add that holiday cheer.macys_logo

The holidays are our favorite time of the year at Macy’s,” said Durand Guion, group vice president, Macy’s Fashion Office. “As the gift destination, we believe in the wonder of giving and are excited to help our shoppers find the perfect gift. Our fashion directors have highlighted the very best selection of fashion, beauty, and home, with trend pieces that are not only versatile but also inspiring, whether they’re for gifting, dressing or entertaining.

For Her

Cold weather essentials make the perfect gift from Macy_s this holiday season; DKNY bold logo puffer jacket, $169

Cold weather essentials make the perfect gift from Macy’s this holiday season; DKNY bold logo puffer jacket, $169

Upgrade her closet this holiday with special pieces for both cozy nights in as well as glam evenings out on the town. Macy’s is the style destination for all things holiday fashion, from festive party, looks to chic gifts for loved ones. For the trendsetter on your list, add a little sparkle to her winter look with a metallic jacket from Tommy Hilfiger and multi-colored statement earrings from I.N.C. Wrap up the look with quilted puffer scarves, hats, and gloves from DKNY. Bold logos are a statement-making must for all occasions, from cozy matching DKNY velour sets to luxe Michael Kors handbags with eye-catching hardware. Top off the look with sparkly party heels by I.N.C. or trendy hair accessories from Deepa by Deepa Gurnani. Coziness is definitely in and faux fur is most definitely on her wish list this season. Soft teddy coats from Style & Co. and Kensie will keep her warm in the cold, while I.N.C.’s playful slippers will have her stylishly covered at home. For comfy but elegant sleepwear, Lauren Ralph Lauren’s satin pajamas are the ultimate gift. To add even more shine and glam to the holiday season, think diamonds. The bezel-set slide diamond bracelets from EFFY will bring casual luxury to her everyday look and timeless diamond hoops will keep her glowing all year-round. For the extra special person, select the gift of love from the Grown With Love program, which offers an award-winning, stunning lab-grown diamond selection. This gift is sure to make the holidays brighter.

For Him

Macy_s gives the gift of great style with a statement dinner jacket by I.N.C., $129.50

Macy’s gives the gift of great style with a statement dinner jacket by I.N.C., $129.50

Make it effortless for him to dress the part this holiday season with statement dinner jackets by Bar III and Tallia, and bold smoking slippers from I.N.C. For formal holiday dressing, top it off with a velvet tie from Ryan Seacrest Distinction. Bright logo sweatshirts from Tommy Hilfiger and the softest plaid Levi’s flannel shirts are perfect for the guy who loves a more casual cool look. Give him the gift of warmth during tailgates in the dropping winter temps with quilted puffers from Calvin Klein, finished off with color-blocked knit beanies from Polo Ralph Lauren and hiking boots from Bar III. For a polished holiday look, try shawl collar sweaters from American Rag or textured cashmere from Tasso Elba. Watches are the perfect gift for your favorite guy, and no matter his taste, black-on-black styles from his favorite brands like Tag Heuer and Bulova add a modern touch. For the modern tech man, gift him the latest Apple Watch, replete with all the functionality and technology he could ever want. Continue reading

Calvin Klein Fragrances Announces Lupita Nyong’o And Saoirse Ronan As Faces Of Calvin Klein Women

 

CALVIN KLEIN WOMEN Marks First Fragrance from Raf Simons for the Fashion House

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Calvin Klein Fragrances Announces Lupita Nyong’o And Saoirse Ronan As Faces Of Calvin Klein Women. IMAGE CREDIT: Anne Collier for Calvin Klein, Inc.

Calvin Klein, Inc., and Calvin Klein Fragrances, today revealed the worldwide print advertising campaign for the new fragrance CALVIN KLEIN WOMEN, the first Calvin Klein fragrance to be developed under the vision of Chief Creative Officer, Raf Simons.

The campaign features Lupita Nyong’o and Saoirse Ronan. Award-winning actors and voices of their generation, both women are universally recognized for their unique talent, creativity, intelligence and strength of character. Nyong’o and Ronan will also be featured in the CALVIN KLEIN WOMEN television campaign, directed by Anne Collier in New York City, and debuting worldwide later this summer.

Lupita Nyong’o made her feature film debut in 12 Years a Slave, and received the Academy Award® in the category of Best Supporting Actress as well as multiple accolades including the Screen Actors Guild Award®, the Critics’ Choice Award®, the Independent Spirit Award®, NAACP Image Award® and the 2013 Hollywood Film Awards® New Hollywood Award for her performance. She went on to star in numerous critically acclaimed films including Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Queen of Katwe and Black Panther. She has a number of upcoming projects including Us, The Killer, Born a Crime, 355, The Woman King, and Americanah.

Saoirse Ronan, a Golden Globe® winner and three-time Academy Award® nominee, broke into Hollywood at the age of thirteen with her critically acclaimed performance in wartime drama Atonement, garnering her first Academy Award® nomination. She has since earned two additional nominations for her memorable performances in Brooklyn and Lady Bird. This fall, Ronan can be seen playing the title role in Mary Queen of Scots.

Directed by artist Anne Collier with creative direction from Lloyd & Co., the campaign champions iconic women and celebrates heroines of contemporary culture. Lupita and Saoirse are featured in the print campaign, in a pair of striking and direct portraits, positioned next to chosen figures from the past who have inspired them – icons of femininity that have shaped their identities, as creatives, and as women. Lupita is featured next to singer and multi-dimensional performer Eartha Kitt and celebrated American actor Katharine Hepburn, and Saoirse is featured with award-winning actor Sissy Spacek and award-winning singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone.

According to the company, and devised by perfumer Annick Menardo and master perfumer Honorine Blanc, the CALVIN KLEIN WOMEN fragrance is a play of contrasts, as infinitely varied as the personas of the women who inspire it. A woody floral, it fuses strength with fragility, freshness with sensuality. The light pink-hued fragrance builds around three core ingredients – fresh eucalyptus acorns, delicate orange flower petals and rich Alaskan cedarwood. The flacon blurs the boundaries between art and fashion, fusing quotes from the visual language of contemporary photography with age-old notions of the feminine. It is redolent of a timeless femininity, with an ergonomically rounded shape in weighted glass and silver collar and pump, drawing on traditional fragrance archetypes. It simultaneously disrupts aesthetic codes and respects traditions – the graphic, oversized disc-shaped cap designed in collaboration with Simons, a canvas for a photographic print by Collier.

With this fragrance, we wanted to put the concept of plurality center stage. The campaign is an exploration of femininity – a group of women bonded by a common thread; the desire to have the power to create their own identity, and to support and lead the way for those that come after them,” said Raf Simons, Chief Creative Officer, Calvin Klein. “CALVIN KLEIN WOMEN is inspired by the transmission of strength and inspiration from one woman to the next; by plurality combined with individuality; freedom of expression; and the notion that the collective is as vital as the individual.

Starting today, CALVIN KLEIN WOMEN is asking “Who are your women?” By using #IAMWOMEN, women around the world can pay homage to the females in their lives, who helped make them the individuals they are today by simply sharing a picture of those that inspired them. Photos can also be shared on www.calvinklein.com/IAMWOMEN.

CALVIN KLEIN WOMEN is available for sale, starting today, on www.calvinklein.com, at CALVIN KLEIN retail locations, Harvey Nichols London Knightsbridge and on www.HarveyNichols.com.

Martha Stewart to Debut Fashion, Skin Care, Garden and Gourmet Food Collections on QVC.com

Live Beautifully With QVC and Martha Stewart

Make your world a more beautiful place this fall with the help of QVC and Martha Stewart. The Emmy® Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur and best-selling author have long dedicated her career to teaching and inspiring people to live more beautiful, more functional and more meaningful lives. And now she is bringing that devotion to her signature QVC collection, spanning multiple categories including fashion, skin care, garden and food, all inspired by her impeccable taste and incomparable passion. Stewart made her QVC debut on August 13 with “Martha Stewart’s Slow Cooker” cookbook.

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Live a more beautiful, functional and meaningful life with a new QVC collection from America’s most trusted lifestyle expert

We were blown away by the tremendous response to Martha’s cookbook, which sold out in its first airing,” said Doug Howe, Executive Vice President of Merchandising for QVC. “Our customers welcomed Martha back with open arms, and we can’t wait to impress them with Martha’s full product assortment. At QVC, we are constantly striving to bring our customers not only the newest and most innovative items but products that are designed to solve everyday problems and make life easier. Martha shares this philosophy and has worked with us to develop a collection that will truly inspire people to live more beautifully, in all aspects of their lives.”

QVC viewers and Martha Stewart fans can tune in to QVC® on September 7 during “Inspired Style® – Live from New York City” at 10 PM (ET) for a first look at select items from Stewart’s fashion collection, and check back on September 25 for the premiere of “Martha Stewart – Fashion” at 6 PM (ET), featuring items ranging from knit and woven tops to denim essentials, designed for easy, everyday living. On September 19 at 10 AM (ET), Stewart will unveil all the tools and tips needed to beautify any backyard or outdoor space in the first “Martha Stewart – Garden” show.

To assist with holiday meal planning and preparation, She will return to QVC on October 18 with the Today’s Special Value®, scheduled to debut at midnight (ET). Each day, QVC picks one special item it believes shoppers will love and offers it at an exceptionally low price from midnight (ET) until 11:59 PM (PT) that day. Tune in at midnight (ET) and 7 PM (ET) on October 18 for “Martha Stewart – Gourmet Food“, featuring an assortment of gourmet foods and decadent confections. “Mario Badescu Skin Care with Martha Stewart“, a collaboration with Mario Badescu, is scheduled to launch on November 10 at 9 PM (ET) and 10 PM (ET) on Beauty iQ.

Working in new product categories and with QVC—a multi-platform, multi-network shopping experience—has been very exciting,” said Stewart. “I have developed signature collections that reflect my passion for beautiful living and I look forward to expanding our product offerings.

Martha Stewart is the author of 89 books, and America’s most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. Millions of people rely on Martha Stewart as a source of useful “how-to” information for all aspects of everyday living—cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, holidays, healthy living and pets. Currently, the Martha Stewart brand reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month.

Estee Lauder Names Misty Copeland Spokesperson Global Perfume Model Modern Muse

 

Estée Lauder today announced that Misty Copeland, the premier ballet dancer at the American Ballet Theater, will be the new global spokesperson for the brand’s Modern Muse fragrance. Copeland will be at the forefront of the new digital TV campaign at the stores and in print of the Modern Muse perfume, which debuts in August 2017. [Click to see the new campaign in Estée Lauder Modern Muse Featuring Misty Copeland (Modern Muse by Estée Lauder with Misty Copeland.)]

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Estée Lauder presents Misty Copeland, principal dancer of the American Ballet Theater, as the new global model spokesperson for the Modern Muse perfume campaign. Photo by Pamela Hanson. (PRNewsfoto / Estée Lauder)

“When Estée Lauder launched the Modern Muse perfume in 2013, we embraced the idea of women as muses, living life on their own terms, doing great things and inspiring everyone around them,” said Stephane de La Faverie, Global Brand President, Estée Lauder. “Misty has challenged the status quo to realize her dreams and has inspired many young women in her path. Misty will bring the concept of perfume to life through her unique narrative.”

The Modern Muse perfume is a lush floral woody fragrance that combines confidence, style, and creativity with a modern and youthful attitude, featuring a seductive contrast of sparkling floral and modern glittering woods. Launched in 2013, the Modern Muse perfume was inspired by the current complexity of modern women.

The shimmering jasmine note captures her creative energy and magnetic femininity. The exotic tangerine and tempting honeysuckle nectar send a spark of energy through a jovial feel of ornamental petals. Two extractions of sambac jasmine, including China Absolute, brings a luminous texture to the feminine bouquet of the rich Tuberose Fleur and fresh lily.

The glistening woody note captures his glistening style, strength, and sensuality, expressed through this innovative blend of two Patchouli essences wrapped in the creaminess of Madagascar’s vanilla, amber wood and soft musk – all compounding an undeniable sensual finish.

Misty is the perfect representation of today’s modern muse,” said Estée Lauder Style and Image director Aerin Lauder. “It also represents female strength, power, dedication, and passion, and you see it in what she does every day, whether she’s performing or inspiring the next generation of dancers. I think she’s a wonderful model of life. And I’m delighted to be able to bring her to the Estée Lauder brand.

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Born in Kansas City, Missouri, and raised in San Pedro, California, Misty Copeland is the principal dancer of the American Ballet Theater (ABT) and the first African American woman to perform that role in the company’s history. Misty began her ballet studies at a somewhat advanced age of 13 years. At fifteen, she won first place at the “Music Center Spotlight Awards“. She studied at the San Francisco Ballet School and attended the American Ballet Theater Summer Intensive with a full scholarship, and was declared a National Coca-Cola Scholar by ABT in 2000. Misty joined ABT’s Studio Company In September 2000 and at the American Ballet Theater in 2001.

In 2008, she was awarded the “Leonore Annenberg Fellowship in the Arts,” a two-year scholarship awarded to young artists who display extraordinary talent. Featuring a variety of classical and contemporary roles, in the fall of 2014 she made history as the first black woman to star in the role of “Odette / Odile” in “Swan Lake” at the American Ballet Theater.

Copeland has been featured in numerous publications and television shows such as CBS Sunday Morning, 60 Minutes, The Today Show, Vogue, Essence, Glamor and People Magazine. Her passion is to reciprocate. She worked with many charitable organizations and dedicated her time to work and mentor a group of girls and boys. She was honored with an admission to the Boys & Girls Club National Hall of Fame in May 2012 and received the “Breakthrough Award” from the Council of Urban Professionals in April 2012. She was honored with the title of “National Ambassador of Youth of the Year “at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America in June 2013. She received the honorable mention “Young, Gifted & Black “at the 2013 Black Girls Rock! Awards. By 2015 she was included in Time Magazine‘s “100 Most Influential People” list and honored by Glamor Magazine as one of the “Women of the Year“. In 2014, President Barack Obama appointed Copeland to the President’s Board of Physical Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.

Misty Copeland is the author of three books: the autobiography listed among the Best Sellers by the New York TimesLife in Motion,” a book written in partnership with award-winning journalist and author Charisse Jones , “Ballerina Body,” published in March 2017; The illustrated book “Firebird,” in collaboration with award-winning illustrator and author Christopher Myers . She received an honorary doctorate from the University of Hartford in November 2014 for her contributions to classical ballet and for helping to diversify the art form.

I’m honored to be Estée Lauder’s Modern Muse perfume,” said Copeland. “My two passions are dancing and giving back and I love passing on my knowledge to the next generation. I also have a strong connection to the fragrances I use when I introduce myself.” The Modern Muse campaign is the perfect way to see the other side of my history”.

The Modern Muse campaign was produced by Estée Lauder’s in-house creative team in collaboration with Spring Studios and director and photographer Pamela Hanson . The campaign includes an extensive narrative on the theme “What inspires you?” (” What inspires you ?”), To customize the concept of Modern Muse to Copeland and engage women in conversations across digital and social platforms with the use of the #BeAnInspiration hashtag and acts in the campaign teaching and inspiring young dancers and talking about the importance of connecting with the next generation.

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Tiffany & Co. Announces Chief Executive Officer Transition As Frederic Cumenal Steps Down as CEO

Chairman Michael Kowalski Will Serve as Interim CEO; Board Will Work with Executive Search Firm to Recruit Successor

Company Reaffirms FY 2016 Earnings Guidance

Tiffany & Co. today announced that Frederic Cumenal has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. The Board of Directors has commenced a search to recruit a successor in which it will be assisted by a leading executive search firm. During this process, Michael J. Kowalski, Chairman of the Board of Directors and previous CEO of Tiffany, will serve as Interim CEO while continuing as Chairmantiffany-co-logo-hd

Tiffany is the internationally renowned jeweler founded in New York in 1837. Through its subsidiaries, Tiffany & Co. manufactures products and operates TIFFANY & CO. retail stores worldwide, and also engages in direct selling through Internet, catalog and business gift operations.

On behalf of the entire Board of Directors, I would like to thank Frederic Cumenal for his contributions to Tiffany,” said Mr. Kowalski. “At a time of continuing challenges in the global luxury market, Frederic has enhanced the management team and taken important steps to position Tiffany for success in the long term. We wish him the best in his future endeavors.”

Mr. Kowalski continued, “The Board is committed to our current core business strategies, but has been disappointed by recent financial results. The Board believes that accelerating execution of those strategies is necessary to compete more effectively in today’s global luxury market and improve performance. As such, we remain focused on enhancing the customer experience, increasing the rate of new product introductions and innovation, maximizing marketing effectiveness, optimizing the store network, and improving our business operations and processes, all while efficiently managing our capital and costs. We believe these initiatives and the pace of their execution are key to driving shareholder value. Tiffany is an iconic brand with a family of talented and committed employees to match, and I look forward to supporting both during the transition.”

Mr. Cumenal said, “I am proud of what we have accomplished at Tiffany and would like to thank the management team and our many talented employees around the world with whom I have had the pleasure to work. I have great confidence in Tiffany’s brand, strategic direction, and people, and I believe the Company will have many exciting opportunities in the future.”

Reaffirms Annual Guidance

The Company also affirmed, based on its plans and assumptions detailed in the January 17, 2017 holiday period sales news release, its fiscal year 2016 guidance described in that press release. The Company expects to report its fourth quarter and full 2016 fiscal year results, and also to provide its expectations for the 2017 fiscal year, on March 17 before the market opens.

For additional information, please visit www.tiffany.com or call the shareholder information line at 800-TIF-0110.