Glamour & Avon Empower Women: The Hollywood Issue + Launch of {Beauty Notes}


Fresh off the press (release), here is some information about the special March issue of Glamour which contains loads of tips and Hollywood insiders' views about making it in Tinseltown as a woman. In partnership with Avon, a major corporate player for social and women causes, they propose the following program,

"NEW YORK, NY - When Glamour debuted in 1939 as Glamour of Hollywood, it was a fashion tome devoted to getting the movie star look.  Now, the magazine will honor its roots with the March “Hollywood” issue. Featuring everything from A-list actresses to female power players leading the charge in Hollywood, the March issue celebrates women at the top of the entertainment industry.  The special “Hollywood” issue, which hits newsstands February 12, will be published simultaneously with the launch of, an online independent film festival showcasing short films by female filmmakers......

Glamour has dedicated its fashion/beauty, entertainment and news coverage to Tinseltown for March.  The issue features “Naomi’s Next Act,” a cover story interview with sought-after leading lady Naomi Watts.  In “Success Secrets From the Women Who Run Hollywood,” readers will find get-ahead tips from female role models at Hollywood’s helm, including Polly Cohen, the president of Warner Independent Pictures, and Boys Don’t Cry director Kimberly Peirce. Plus, actresses Kate Beckinsale, Julia Stiles and Blake Lively talk about working with women at the top of the industry. Furthering the celebrity quotient, the pages are full of Hollywood Dos & Don’ts, tips on how to get movie-star looks, red carpet beauty advice, celebrity fashion trends and Glamour’s list of the greatest-ever movie lines by actresses.

In celebration of the special issue, the in-book Hollywood coverage will coincide with the February 8 launch of, an online independent film festival presenting the best short films selected from the festival circuit by women, for women, presented by Avon.  Each week, four short films will debut, one in each of four categories—U.S. Cinema, Animation, Documentary and International. Independent films’ most notable actresses, including Christina Ricci, Maria Bello and Elizabeth Banks, will name their favorite shorts during the festival. Avon Product, Inc, the company for women, is hosting the festival in keeping with its over 120 year history of empowering women, each week giving the first 500 visitors to the site an Avon gift basket.  The festival will run for one month through March 7 at

Glamour continues its commitment to empowering women in the entertainment industry not just with the Hollywood issue and, but also with Glamour Reel Moments, the magazine's short film series which supports women in film by promoting stories based on “real moments” in Glamour readers’ lives, and by giving A-list Hollywood actresses such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston and Kate Hudson the chance to make directorial debuts."


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