BEVERLY HILLS — For all her infectious laughter, which comes easily and frequently, Aida Thibiant is incredibly serious when it comes to skin care.
The Lilliputian grand dame has dedicated 52 of her 74 years to the science and business of the category. The aesthetician emigrated from France to California in 1970, and three years later, with her husband, opened a salon in Beverly Hills, where she saw to clients such as Ali McGraw. Soon Thibiant began developing technologically advanced products under her own name as well as offering private label services for the mass and prestige markets. Today, Thibiant International Inc. is an $80 million annual business.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
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?"