BACKSTAGE BEAUTY: Keeping this year's CFDA presenters looking as good as couture is better left to the pros. That's why makeup artists from Guerlain and hairstylists from Vidal Sassoon will be on hand to touch up makeup and hairstyles at the annual...
BACKSTAGE BEAUTY: Keeping this year's CFDA presenters looking as good as couture is better left to the pros. That's why makeup artists from Guerlain and hairstylists from Vidal Sassoon will be on hand to touch up makeup and hairstyles at the annual fashion awards show, to be held June 3 at the New York Public Library. This year's list of nominees include Marc Jacobs, Ralph Lauren, Narciso Rodriguez, Tom Ford, Karl Lagerfeld, Grace Coddington, C.Z. Guest and Cathy Horyn.BRECK TV: The Himmel Group, owners of the marketing rights to the Breck hair care brand, is launching a $7 million TV ad campaign in August to reintroduce consumers to Breck. Two 30-second versions will air, each featuring better-than-average, girl-next-door types lathering their hair, and ending with the tag line "Breck is Back!" While the spots aren't slated for prime time, Jeffrey Himmel, chief executive of the Himmel Group, assures that targeted consumers will experience the ads at least five times per month. "Frequency is the Holy Grail of our business," Himmel said of his choice to air spots in less trafficked air time.WHO'S YOUR DADDY?: In recognition of Father's Day -- and the all-important male customer -- Bumble and bumble is launching a Father's Day campaign, to be marketed and featured at the company's 146 East 56th Street store beginning June 3. Dubbed "Who's your daddy?" Bumble is promoting its products for every kind of father, figuratively speaking. For the Sugar Daddy, for example, Bumble and bumble is recommending Does-It-All styling spray ($18). For the Father of the Bride, there's Grooming Creme ($19), and for the Big Daddy, there's Sumowax ($18).SHAVE EXTENSION: The Art of Shaving, maker of the men's line of shaving products and accessories of the same name, has branched into skin and hair care. The company launched a six-stockkeeping-unit skin care collection that features two facial washes ($22 each), a moisturizer ($35), lip balm ($12), eye gel ($28), and an aftershave mask earlier this month. The mask, which is based on a popular Art of Shaving in-house barber spa treatment, consists of five single-use bottles and is priced at $65. The hair care line is comprised of a shampoo, a conditioner and a hair gel ($18 each). Both assortments are expected to reach as many as 300 specialty store doors by year-end.STRAIGHT AWAY: Salons in South Florida, such as Peter Coppola in Boca Raton and Francie's in South Beach, are now teaching their staff the art of thermal reconditioning, the hair straightening technique that's currently sweeping Manhattan salons. Vincent J, a self-proclaimed pioneer of the Yuko Yamashita process of thermal reconditioning in South Florida, is opening a self-named salon in Ft. Lauderdale on June 4, to help meet demand for the treatment. "I have clients that fly down from New York to see me," said J.Rocky Lyons, founder and owner of South Miami's 19-year-old Lyons Salon and Spa, and a trained thermal reconditioning stylist, added that the $500 four- to six-hour service is not for everyone, but that business is picking up in the Sunshine State since the treatment's long-lasting straightening effects stands up to even the highest humidity.CLEAN MOVIE: Miramax Films and Caswell-Massey have partnered on a promotion that ties together the film company's latest movie, "The Importance of Being Earnest" and Caswell-Massey's English Lavender bath products. Consumers in 14 markets where Caswell-Massey stores exist will receive a 15 percent discount off their Caswell-Massey purchases with a "The Importance of Being Earnest" ticket stub through June 15, 2002. The effort is to offer customers the opportunity to "experience a stroll through the fragrant gardens of 1890s' England at our stores, just as in the film," said Anne Robinson, chief executive of Caswell-Massey.
“What he has done at Vuitton is really exceptional,” said @gameofthrones’ actress Gwendoline Christie on @mrkimjones’ final show for @louisvuitton. “He has rebooted luxury in terms of making it commercial, viable and contemporary. And most importantly artistic. He has never compromised his artistic vision for the sake of commodity.” (📷: @zefashioninsider)
After seeing a demand for men’s wear from its customers, British contemporary women’s wear label @ariesarise has added a men’s wear component and will launch a unisex collection with @mrporterlive. The 20-piece collection includes jackets, denim, logo T-shirts and more with deconstructed ‘90s vibes. Set to launch on January 18, you can shop the pieces on Aries’ website and on mrporter.com. #wwdfashion
“And so spending so much time with a character who thinks like that, inevitability you try and analyze yourself and go back and think about your own demons and dark chapters that you had in your life,” says @thedanielbruhl of his role in TNT’s “The Alienist.” The show, set in the Gilded Age of New York, also stars Dakota Fanning and Luke Evans. Head to WWD.com to read about how 39-year-old Brühl prepared for the role and why he thinks the show is so relevant to today #wwdeye ( 📷: @Eriktanner)
Now that Celine Dion’s collection has topped $10 million in sales, the pop superstar, fashion icon and newly-minted industry player is eyeing growth in Asia. Read the full report by @tiffanyap, link in bio. #wwdnews #celinedion
“My personal philosophy to beauty is paying attention to oneself. I love to be outdoors, lots of fresh air, trying to take care of yourself as best you can. I always notice that comes through,” says Felicity Jones, the global face of @shiseido-owned @cledepeaubeauteus, which launches today. Head to WWD.com to read more about the actress’ love for beauty and how she prepared for her new role in “The Basis of Sex,” playing the young Ruth Bader Ginsburg. #wwdbeauty (📷: @dandoperalski)
Among the familiar faces at @off____white’s show was a surprise figure: Japanese artist @takashipom, pictured here on Wednesday morning. Other show-goers included @jerrylorenzo, who spoke about his upcoming project: a @nike collaboration for back to school, with designs inspired by his childhood on the West Coast. Sitting in the front row were Future, Don Crawley, @miguel and more. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: Stephane Feugere)
According to @laurentsai, former “Terrace House: Aloha State” cast member, she didn’t know she was auditioning for the Japanese version of “Real World.” “I was telling a couple of my friends and someone’s like, ‘That sounds a lot like Terrace House.’ I was like, ’No it can’t be.’” Turns out, it was. But Tsai isn’t just a reality star — she’s an illustrator who has worked with Starbucks Japan and most recently, she’s dipping her toes into the fashion world. Head to WWD.com to read about her time on the show, modeling and her art. #wwdeye (📷: @danieldorsa)
More changes are coming to New York Fashion Week: Beginning with the spring 2019 collection, @alexanderwangny will move his New York show to June from September, adopting a biannual schedule with collections shown in June and December. Additionally, the @cfda is planning for an official summer/winter fashion season taking place as soon as June and December 2018. Read more about the upcoming changes on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @slovekinpics)