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Inter Parfum names Gap creative director: Gary McNatton, who served as Gap's senior VP for personal-care products for eight years until 2002, and his team at Through Smoke Creative, a product design firm with clients in the fragrance and alcoholic beverage industries, will provide creative direction for products proceeding from Inter Parfum's partnership with the clothing retailer, formed in 2005 (1"The Rose Sheet" Jan. 25, 2005, p. 3). McNatton's first creation in his new role, Close, will debut at Gap stores in April. "McNatton has a 22 year history of consistently delivering award-winning design in the fields of personal care, fine fragrance, home products and package design," says Jean Madar, chairman and CEO of Inter Parfums. "He is extremely talented and, beyond that, is exceptionally knowledgeable about our industry and the Gap brand." Legacy Gap fragrances earned McNatton two of his "numerous" Fragrance Foundation FiFi awards, the firm notes

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