DALLAS — Brazilian jewelry designer Ana Khouri was the guest of honor Thursday when Net-a-porter Group gathered 30 women for a Champagne lunch at Dallas’ Mansion on Turtle Creek. Khouri’s sculptural 18-karat gold jewelry, including a $28,300 branch of leaves that ornaments the back of the hand, was displayed on black boxes as the centerpiece of the long table.
Khouri has been making distinctive jewelry since 2000 and counts Madonna and other celebrities as private clients, but she kept a fairly low profile until she moved from São Paulo to New York last year and began selling to Fivestory and Colette. Barneys’ New York flagship and Net-a-porter launched the brand in 2013.
@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.