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Maria Sharapova Named the Face of Avon Luck Fragrances for Him and Her

Jun 11, 2014

NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International tennis sensation Maria Sharapova will join the Avon fragrance family as the face of Avon Luck, two new sparklingly luxurious fragrances for men and women.  The Avon Luck scents celebrate life's good fortunes, amazing events and infinite possibilities.  As a renowned athlete, businesswoman and humanitarian, Sharapova perfectly embodies the spirit of having luck on your side, captured by these two new scents.

Tennis sensation Maria Sharapova named as the face of Avon Luck fragrances

"I am excited to represent Avon Luck, a fragrance that reminds us to savor and truly enjoy our triumphs," says Sharapova.  "I always say the harder you work, the luckier you are because you strive for bigger goals.  I love being able to partner with a company like Avon that empowers women around the world to accomplish their dreams."

"When we created Avon Luck, we wanted to capture the intoxicating charisma of someone who creates her own luck in life," explains Patricia Perez-Ayala, Avon Chief Marketing Officer. "As one of the top ranked tennis players worldwide, and a sophisticated natural beauty, Maria perfectly captures this sense of energy and possibility. She's the ideal spokesperson for a fragrance that exudes happiness and a feeling of being on top of the world."

The fragrance will launch in Europe in September followed by North America in October and Asia-Pacific in November exclusively through Avon Representatives and www.avon.com. Consumers can join our exclusive waitlist at http://www.avon.com/luck to be the first to purchase Avon Luck for Her and Him. Make sure to check out the behind-the-scenes video with Maria Sharapova here.

About Avon
Avon, the company for women, is a leading global beauty company, with $10 billion in annual revenue. As one of the world's largest direct sellers, Avon is sold through more than 6 million active independent Avon Sales Representatives. Avon products are available in over 100 countries, and the product line includes color cosmetics, skincare, fragrance, and fashion and home products, featuring such well-recognized brand names as Avon Color, ANEW, Skin-So-Soft, Advance Techniques, and mark. Learn more about Avon and its products at www.avoncompany.com.

About Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova is in constant motion as a world traveler and manages to maintain, and more importantly grow, a formidable business presence internationally.  Maria's business empire is firing on all cylinders as she continues to represent major brands including:  Porsche, TAG Heuer, Nike, Evian, Head, Supergoop, and Samsung.  Maria is an athlete, designer, businesswoman, philanthropist, and social media mogul with 12+ million Facebook fans and is Bing's most searched athlete of 2013. In 2007 she became a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and has donated significant contributions to Chernobyl-related projects in her native country. Sugarpova (www.sugarpova.com) launched in August 2012 with Sharapova as Founder and Creative Director.

SOURCE Avon Products Inc.

For further information: Elizabeth Bergman, 212-282-8197, Elizabeth.Bergman@Avon.com; Lindsay Talley, 212-282-7700, Lindsay.Talley@Avon.com

 
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