Rain-friendly footwear helps make spring showers a lot more fun.
Mexico Rain boots have created a splash among young consumers. Designers are responding with quirky offerings such as Sergio Alcala’s paint-spattered boots ($53). —Anna Fusoni
Germany SWIMS has reintroduced good old galoshes. The ballerina overshoes retail for $105, and come in a handy little travel pouch. A high-heeled version is in the works. —Melissa Drier
Paris Even in France, where Louboutins are de rigueur, mademoiselles are going gaga for wellies. But in sober styles, bien sur. Take Aigle’s classic aubergine rain boot, retailing at $55. Dry feet have never looked so chic. —Katya Foreman
United States Designer Alexandre Herchcovitch’s fifth collaboration with Brazilian shoemaker Melissa yields a surefire rainy-day favorite with these lace-printed flats constructed of waterproof and recyclable Melflex plastic ($69). —Kim Friday
@juicebeauty, where @gwynethpaltrow holds the title of creative director of makeup, has become one of the foremost labels in the organic beauty category –– with sales on track to hit $100 million this year. What’s behind the rapid growth the brand is experiencing right now? It all started in 2005 when the wellness movement was just getting started. Read more on WWD.com. #wwdbeauty
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"I want to tell a story that inspires people to feel good about themselves, but also I'm making a commentary about the lack of female stories and female directors and saying this should change," said @imheathergraham on her latest project "Half Magic." The comedy feature, which the actress wrote and directed, is based on her own struggles as a woman in show business. Read @andrewnodell's full interview with Graham on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)
@meltcosmetics cofounders @lora_arellano and @danabomar built their brand on a single idea: a true matte lipstick. To set the brand apart, they said they always put their customers first –– including a personalized note in each package. #wwdsummits #wwdbeauty
@moncler unveiled its latest project, #MonclerGenius, yesterday at Milan Fashion Week. The Italian outwear maker gave show-goers a preview of the monthly collections – which were created by eight designers and creative talents including Pierpaolo Piccioli, Simone Rocha, Craig Green and more – that will start rolling out in the summer.