Members of the beauty industry gathered at the Four Seasons restaurant Thursday to celebrate industry achievements at the fifth annual WWD Beauty Biz Awards. From longtime retailers to new brands, the awards covered a broad spectrum of categories and drew such heavy hitters as William Lauder, Aerin Lauder and John Demsey of the Estée Lauder Cos., Coty Inc.'s Bernd Beetz and Catherine Walsh, indie entrepreneurs Robin Coe-Hutshing and Jennifer Coe-Bakewell, newly minted beauty mavens Jillian Dempsey and Lisa Hoffman, P&G Prestige's Don Loftus, eco-pioneer Mike Indursky of Burt's Bees, Eric Lauzet of Lancôme and many more.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)