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Toasting Leonard Lauder at WWD Honors Cocktail Party

On Tuesday evening, the fashion and retail industry toasted the newest class of WWD Honors recipients at the WWD CEO Summit in downtown Manhattan.
Among those being honored were Leonard Lauder, who received the John B. Fairchild award, Emanuel Chirico, Canada Goose, Markwins and Kering. Donna Karan, Tory Burch, Tommy Hilfiger, Olivier Rousteing and Spencer Fung were among those celebrating their peers and longtime friends at the Wagner Hotel.
“I worked at Esteé Lauder companies for 10 years. I am in love with Leonard Lauder, as many people are tonight,” said Linda G. Levy, president of the Fragrance Foundation, during the evening’s cocktail hour. “We admire his wisdom, his kindness, and he really is a man who sees the future.”
“Leonard Lauder has been so important in my life, because we share so much,” Karan said. “He cares about people, he cares about health care, which is really important to me,” she added. “We’ve gone through so many journeys together on every level. When I heard he was being honored, it was important that I be here [because of] how much I love the family and him and everything he stands for.”
Karan also touched upon her journey with Fairchild and WWD.
“I remember when I went for my

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