MAC Cosmetics to Open Its First Makeup Studio

“With blow-dry bars studding nearly every neighborhood, never mind the proliferating nails salons, MAC Cosmetics is thinking: Why not makeup? Or so reasoned James Gager, the longtime creative director of the megabrand, which is about to roll out a six-chair makeup studio (plus two V.I.P. seats perched behind a swingy metal beaded curtain). A stone’s throw from Bloomingdale’s, at 63rd and Lexington, the 950-square-foot space, with glossy smoked mirrors, long low sofas and wood floors, is to open in two weeks—a move, Mr. Gager said, that’s been a year and a half in the making.” Read more at The New York Times.