Tennis star Maria Sharapova is new face of Avon Luck fragrances
Avon announced via news release on Wednesday that tennis star Maria Sharapova — fresh off her win in this year’s French Open — is the celebrity face of the company’s new Luck fragrances for men and women, launching in October.
It’s National Seersucker Day. [Los Angeles Times]
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Pippa Middleton’s name is on the roster for the 3,000-mile Race Across America bicycle endurance race. [Cut]
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Abercrombie & Fitch is getting a new brand president, Christos Angelides, who has spent his career at British fashion retailer Next. [WWD]
The Headwear Assn. plans to give away free sun hats on June 19. [Los Angeles Times]