Anastasia Beverly Hills has again reached the top spot on Tribe Dynamics’ earned media value color cosmetics report for December 2017.The brand reported $96.7 million in earned media value, a 30 percent year-over-year increase. The majority of the brand’s earned media value came from Instagram, where it reported $86.7 million.Following Anastasia Beverly Hills is MAC with $81.6 million in earned media value, a 13 percent year-over-year increase, and Tarte with $54.4 million, a 6 percent year-over-year decrease.Maintaining the buzz it created when it launched last September, Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty received the 10th spot on the list with $41 million in earned media value, a 707,968 percent year-over-year increase. The brand’s earned media value can be attributed to the launch of its Stunna Lip Paint in mid-November, which garnered mentions from 500 influencers and recorded $6.4 million in earned media value.In skin care, Glamglow received the top spot with $6.3 million in earned media value, a 54 percent year-over-year increase, followed by Farsali with $4.7 million, an 86 percent year-over-year increase, and Lush with $4 million, a 25 percent year-over-year decrease.Brazilian Bond Builder received the top spot on Tribe Dynamics’ hair-care report with $5.6 million, a 667 percent year-over-year increase. The brand was followed by Olaplex with $3.7 million, a 26 percent year-over-year increase, and Redken with $3.5 million, a 96 percent year-over-year increase.For hair tools, wigs and extensions, Bellami received the top spot out of five brands with $8.1 million in earned media value, a 15 percent year-over-year increase. This increase can be related to the brand’s collaboration with actress Dove Cameron for its clip-in collection. The launch party for the collaboration gained $988,100 in earned media value.
Exclusive: @dsquared2 signs fragrance licensing agreement with Euroitalia, with the first effort of the new partnership being unveiled in September. The brand will launch two scents – one for men and one for women – in Italy. Read our interview with designer Dean and Dan Caten on WWD.com. #wwdbeauty #wwdnews (📷: @zefashioninsider)
@louisvuitton has officially renewed Nicolas Ghesquière’s contract as artistic director of women's collections. "I am very pleased to open the next chapter of the story I started with Louis Vuitton almost 5 years ago," said Ghesquière, who first signed on to design the French luxury brand's women's line in 2013. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)
“I learned then and there that I had to figure out a way in life to maintain and preserve my sense of pride when I felt good about what I did or what I represented or created,” said @saintrecords on how being bullied for wearing capri pants inspired her to be the artist she is today. Knowles was at the 70th Parsons Benefit last night where she outbid the room for a Dapper Dan customized @gucci experience. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
“There’s this amazing braintrust of people who know the whole universe so well. So we talked to them and they gave us more input,” said actor Alden Ehrenreich on playing the young Han Solo in “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” The cast was at NYC’s SVA Theatre last night for an advanced screening of the film, which hits theaters this week. #wwdeye #starwars #hansolo (📷: @aurorarosedecrosta)
@asaprocky spent nearly two hours in a Plexiglas box Sunday night at @sothebys putting himself through a series of “tests” to demonstrate the process of completing his new album called “Testing.” Get all the details and see all the pictures on WWD.com. #wwdeye
“I’ve struggled my whole life to find a bathing suit that fits me that doesn’t look like a maternity bra. I’m proud of the line because it’s an accurate representation of me rather than me putting on someone else’s clothes,” says @atlantabean of her swimwear collaboration with @piaarrobio, LPA X ATL. The two decided on a swimwear collab and increased the industry standard size for the pieces. Read more about the line — and our interview with de Cadenet Taylor and Arrobio — on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: Dan Doperalski)
Exclusive: Cate Blanchett has been named the first global beauty ambassador for @armanibeauty. Blanchett has been the face of the brand’s Sì fragrance franchise since 2013, and is now representing all of the label’s beauty categories including makeup and skin care. #wwdbeauty (📷: @zefashioninsider)