Consumers may have their gripes with gel manicures, but according to Gerald Densk, Essie’s general manager for the professional products division of L’Oréal USA, the trend is far from slowing.
“Gels are growing double digits within the total nail polish category,” said Densk, citing a 2012 Kline & Co. report of the professional nail market. “It was not something we can ignore as we build this brand in the professional environment.”
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styled by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)