Beauty & Lifestyle


Our Beauty & Lifestyle expertise lie in working with leading high street, beauty and lifestyle brands within the Fashion, Living, Cosmetics and Food & Beverage sectors. We have built up our success and knowledge in placements within Styling/Design, Merchandise & Planning, VM, Marketing, HR, E-Commerce, Finance and IT functions, understanding the need to deliver a fast, innovative and bespoke service to our clients.



Recent Projects


Textiles Buyer – UK

Leading Interiors Company

Managing Director – UK

Leading Furniture Design Company

Head of HR – UK

Luxury Food Brand

Head of Marketing – EMEA

Lifestyle Apparel Brand

Sales Director – Global

Luxury Interiors Company

General Manager – Global

Luxury Health & Wellbeing Company

Merchandising Director – UK

Sports Brand

Retail Director – EMEA

Luxury Lifestyle Brand


Scott Wakefield
Executive VP Commercial
"ASICS made the decision to appoint BlackBook on two senior roles that are historically very challenging to recruit in the market place, we felt they were the right partner because they really take the time to understand the brand and the individual." "ASICS made the decision to appoint BlackBook on two senior roles that are historically very challenging"
Human Resources Director "BlackBook have an excellent understanding of the retail sector and approach any assignment ready to provide solutions without the need to explain the basics. They have a friendly, personable approach and are very genuine in their advice and feedback before even taking a brief. They help shape thinking about talent for a business and challenge perceived ideas which can be held by both line managers and HR. Trust them with your assignment, you won’t regret it." "They have a friendly, personable approach and are very genuine in their advice and feedback before even taking a brief" Hazel Caesari – Group HR Director "Having successfully completed a number of key hires across multiple disciplines ranging from middle management to C-Suite level, BlackBook have become the first port of call for all of our strategic hires.

They act as a true business partner across all channels of the organisation by spending quality time with both our internal and external stakeholders, ensuring a focused approach, cultural fit and timely delivery of a well-balanced shortlist of talent to the business."
"BlackBook have become the first port of call for all of our strategic hires"
Director, Employee Relations "Partnering with the BlackBook team to fill two very significant international positions has been a positive experience. The staff are personable, professional, and their screening and selection processes are thorough. BlackBook became an extension of Rea.deeming Beauty, Inc. and learned about our culture and process to ensure they selected the right hire and fit for our business. A job well done! Thank you!" "BlackBook became an extension of Rea.deeming Beauty... A job well done! Thank you!" Ambroise Bobtcheff
International Sales Director, EMEA & APAC
"I had the chance to work with BlackBook on two specific occasions, as a candidate for my current position, and as a hiring manager in this role too. In both situations, I enjoyed the great professionalism of the BlackBook team, they are very detail orientated and were able to fully understand the opportunities in their various dimensions. They succeeded in identifying rare talent with high potential whose skills and styles matched the organisation. I would recommend BlackBook for any organisation looking at recruiting high profile candidates in the luxury industry as well as other sectors." "I would recommend BlackBook for any organisation looking at recruiting high profile candidates in the luxury industry as well as other sectors."

Beauty & Lifestyle News

Beauty industry extends opening hours to meet demand ahead of second lockdown
November 2, 2020 - Beauty businesses across the UK are extending their opening hours as they strive to accommodate high levels of demand for their products and services ahead of England entering a second national lockdown this Thursday. The news, announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the weekend, will force all personal care businesses including salons, retail and mobile services to close for at least four ...

Estée Lauder Sales Dip in Quarter, but Growth Seen Ahead
November 2, 2020 - The Estee Lauder Cos. may still be in the midst of a pandemic-related sales slump, but the company isn’t expecting it to last too long. On Monday, the beauty business projected sales growth for the third fiscal quarter, which contains the holiday shopping season and China’s 11:11. For the most recent quarter, which ended Sept. 30., Lauder saw a continuation ...

Coty begins online expansion of Kylie Skin in UK, France, Germany and Australia
October 12, 2020 - Global beauty group, Coty which has controlled Kylie Skin since last November, is launching direct-to-consumer flagship websites for the skincare label in key markets of the UK, France, Germany and Australia. Kylie Skin, the reality star-founded brand, was previously only available to consumers in the US and select European countries via German beauty chain Douglas. Earlier this year, Coty first ...

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