Kristin Pehush

Vice President, Beauty

A media maven and beauty aficionado, Kristin Pehush brings deep public relations experience to the Lippe Taylor beauty division.

Kristin is responsible for leading a portfolio of prestige global beauty brands, across color cosmetics, haircare and skincare, as well as contributing to new business development. In addition to providing strategic communications programs, planning and day-to-day council for her clients, Kristin has a deep passion for building trusted relationships with top media and experts.

Kristin also leads the agency's artist and stylist relations program, from red carpet events to multi-year contracts, and spearheads client Fashion Week partnerships with the world’s top designers in New York, London, Milan, and Paris, including Altuzarra, Zac Posen, Monique Lhuillier, Jenny Packham, Marchesa, Missoni, Costume National and more.

Prior to joining Lippe Taylor, Kristin was the public relations and social media specialist at tarte cosmetics. Her immense knowledge of the in-house side of the beauty business, brings a fresh perspective to her clients and their larger business growth goals, and her digital experience lends to cross-functional leadership at the agency. Kristin began her career in fashion business strategies and trend forecasting as an analyst at the leading merchandising firm The Doneger Group.

Kristin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion Merchandising from Marist College, where she was the recipient of the Marist College Fashion Program Silver Needle Award for Outstanding Merchandising Thesis.