, 2022-10-02 22:26:29,
PARTY CENTRAL: The beauty industry had its party shoes on with a flourish this Paris Fashion Week, when the number of celebrations were close to the intensity of pre-coronavirus levels.
On Friday night, the Carita Maison de Beauté held a fete at its just renovated Rue Saint-Honoré flagship, where Crazy Horse dancers performed on the arcing stairwell. Among the cocktail’s attendees were actress Monica Bellucci and Jean-Paul Agon, chairman of L’Oréal, which owns Carita.
Coco Rocha, a model and dancer herself, was among the guests at the five-story beauty mecca. She’d just finished the 101st Model Camp, a masterclass Rocha teaches for models from around the world. Already about 3,500 men and women have taken part in the program.
“It is for every model that I think needs to be represented,” she said. “I’ve had the youngest maybe 14 and the oldest 75, women and men in chairs.”
Rocha helps guide models in the right direction, to know, for instance, what contracts should be signed.
“It’s also pose, runways and all the fun stuff,” she said. “But the business side is the thing we are really, really focused on.”
Rocha teaches models to know their rights and to boost competence.
“I think we need more women helping women, but also just models helping models,” she said.
L’Oréal executive Elisabeth Sandager, who has been charged with turning around the Carita brand, was there, too.
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