PARIS — Universal Beauty Group has raised 1.5 million euros of capital from private-equity firm Audacia, WWD has learned.
The French natural cosmetics maker, which produces the Végétalement Provence brand for hair salons and beauty professionals, said the new funds will help back production and marketing, and broaden operations in its domestic market of France as well as abroad.
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"