Makeup is once againset to become the best-selling category in luxury beauty this year, after strong sales catapulted it to the top spot in 2006.
"Makeup has now taken the place of gragrance as the number-one selling category," says Karen Grant, NPD Senior Beauty Industry Analyst, adding that more than one of every four dollars in the prestige category is spent on makeup in the fourth quarter. "Fall is now the number-one season for color cosmetics like mascara, eye shadows, lip color and gloss.Makeup used to be a trend during the first quarter and into early spring."
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?"