This month, French skin care brand SOTHYS will launch Beauty Garden Organic Range. Approved by Ecocert, the five-item line—which includes a makeup remover, toner, face mask, face cream and body lotion—has as its primary ingredients cherry bud, hawthorn and angelica. “The bud is really the life source of the plant, with the highest level of cell division,” says Brenda Gallagher, vice president of national sales and marketing. “The amount of the active ingredient is much more potent than when you take it from an older plant.” Meanwhile, hawthorn acts as an antioxidant, while angelica targets free radicals to help prevent the first signs of aging. Beauty Garden will retail at select spas; prices range from $30 to $52.
AVEENO adds to its Active Naturals line with Intense Relief Repair Cream for the body. Says Alissa Hsu Lynch, group product director for Aveeno, consumers are looking for a product that has healing moisture benefits. To that end, the cream uses Aveeno’s signature colloidal oatmeal formula to lock in moisture, plus pure oat essence to soothe irritated skin and ceramides to help replenish the skin’s moisture barrier. Launching this month in mass retailers, it’s priced at $12.
AVEDA founder Horst Rechelbacher has unveiled his latest venture, IntelligentNutrients. A comprehensive lineup of hair, skin and body products, all items are 100 percent organic except for two products made for color-treated hair. Each item in the line features the Intellimune Seed Oil Complex, an antiaging, antioxidant blend of black cumin, pumpkin, red grape, red raspberry and cranberry seeds. Many of the ingredients are grown on Rechelbacher’s 600-acre farm in Wisconsin, the only way he could get the ingredients he wanted for his products, said the entrepreneur during a recent launch event, as the raw materials needed to make formulas such as his are not widely available. Prices start at $5.25 for a chocolate bar and $17 for a lip balm, with most of the hair care items priced in the $35 to $39 range. Distribution will include Barneys New York, Space NK, ABC Carpet and Home and Studio at Fred Segal. Rechelbacher is also working on deals with high-end salon and spa chains, as well as opening freestanding stores in Minneapolis, New York and Toronto.
@chanel and @pharrell dropped what’s being dubbed as the world’s most exclusive sneakers yesterday. The Adidas Originals NMD Hu, which Williams designed in collaboration with Chanel and @adidasoriginals, has a waiting list of over 120K people who pre-registered online at chanelatcolette.fr –– and only 500 pairs are on sale. The singer predicted the resale value of the shoes could reach $40K. Read the full interview on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdfashion
@imanshumpert is diving deeper into his creative endeavors and relaunching his clothing line, Post 90s, and is helping to raise money for the hurricane victims in St. Maarten with a jersey he’s designed with his brother. The Cleveland Cavaliers player talked to WWD about kneeling during the national anthem, working with fashion brands and how he wants to be more than an @nba player. Read the interview on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: George Chinese)
Not only does #TheProfit return to CNBC tonight, but @marcuslemonis has launched @shopmarcus, a new shopping and lifestyle retail experience in Aspen and Chicago, with more locations to come. The retail stores offer in-store stylists and a variety of contemporary womenswear selections.
“It’s life, I’m going to face it,” @mingxi11 sighed. “I fell, but you know, I think the most important thing is that I get back up. I had the love, the help from my sister — the girl next to me Gizele [Oliveira] — she’s so nice. When I went backstage everybody was trying to comfort me like ‘Oh Ming, it’s OK.’ I’m really, really touched. I think it’s them who gave me the courage to go back on stage for the finale,” Xi told WWD of her fall at the @victoriassecret fashion show. (📷: David Fisher) #wwdfashion #vsfashionshow #victoriassecret
@louisvuitton tapped @therealpeterlindbergh for its latest city-centric photo book, which is part of a series called Fashion Eye. The primarily black and white book captures the spirit of Berlin in 57 images shot between 1989 and 2019. “Berlin is an inspiration for me, more than a city. I mean @millajovovich is simply Berlin!” said Lindbergh. #wwdfashion
“You know, I think audiences expect a certain performance so I have to deliver to them what they’re expecting to a certain degree. But I’m also a different actor and a different person, I have my own spin on the character,” says @noahegalvin of his takeover of the leading role in “Dear Evan Hansen” following the departure of @bensplatt, who originated the role. Read WWD’s interview with the 23-year-old actor on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
For pre-fall 2018, @etro created richly-colored wonderland, using tapestries, textiles and wallpapers from the Eastern world at large. The line featured floral and graphic prints and jacquard motifs, like this two-piece look featured here. #wwdfashion (📷: Giovanna Pavesi)
@kith is moving into children’s. The men’s and women’s streetwear brand has launched Kidset, a Kith kids line located in New York at 64 Bleecker Street. The line includes mini versions of staple Kith pieces like the Astor bomber jacket and the Kith box logo sweatshirts, along with a wall that can display up to 120 pairs of shoes from @adidas, @newbalance, @timberland and more. #wwdfashion
“I just wanted to create this fully rounded character, but I do think what excited me most was just the opportunity to give a group of people representation that I feel needs it. I like to do characters in projects that stand for something and Karolina definitely does, so that was really exciting to me,” @ginnygardner says of her new role in @hulu’s “The Runaways.” Gardner plays Karolina Dean, a queer superhero, which is a rarity for @marvel. Read more about Gardner’s character on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @dandoperalski)