It was standing room only Thursday night at the Cosmetic Executive Women’s Beauty Retail Revolution presentation featuring Shannon Curtin, divisional vice president and general merchandising manger of beauty and personal care at Walgreens, Chance Wales, director, category leader Health & Beauty for Amazon.com in the U.S. and Karen Grant, vice president and global beauty and industry analyst for The NPD Group. Jill Scalamandre, the chief marketing officer of StriVectin and Nia24 moderated the panel.
The three speakers reviewed what’s currently happening in the market as well as predictions for Christmas. Each also provided a glimpse into the future.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)