Last night, Mr. Bernd Beetz, chief executive officer of Coty Inc., hosted a VIP Gala at the AmericanMuseum of Natural History's Rose Center for Earth and Space for Coty's centennial celebration. Theevening coincided with the unveiling of "Coty: Perfumer and Visionary" published by Editions Assouline,a chronicle of Coty's rich history in the fragrance and cosmetics industries that also examines thecompany's position today and possibilities that lie ahead. The 240-page volume written by fashioneditor Orla Healy will be available this fall at bookstores for $60.
Throughout the evening, a special "Coty Constellation," designed by Bureau Betak, beamed light andshone imagery of Coty perfumes at the Rose Center's Cullman Hall of the Universe. Coty's beautypartners Jennifer Lopez, Isabella Rossellini, Kate Moss, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and KennethCole, were joined by over 600 friends, family and fans.