NYX Professional Makeup will open its newest store on May 19 at the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. It is the first in Las Vegas and the 32nd freestanding store in the U.S. for L’Oréal-owned brand.As has become customary for NYX store openings, shoppers are expected to line up well before the doors open to score special deals. YouTube and Instagram personalities such as Alyssa Edwards and Nikita Dragun are slated to attend, along with NYX Professional Makeup executives. There will be a grand opening Influencer Party at XS Nightclub to get social networks buzzing at #NyxCosmeticsMiracleMile.The opening will feature a photo booth, Express Lip Touch-Ups, a Henna artist, a train case illustrator and a Drybar Braid Bar.The NYX stores have become known for fusing technology and innovative merchandise. The Las Vegas door will offer an interactive beauty bar featuring exclusive in-store tutorials as well as a Shadow Bar and Lip Bar. Industry sources estimate NYX units pump out more than $1,000 per square foot.NYX is undergoing meteoric growth, not only in its own stores, but also with distribution with new retail partners including Walgreens Boots Alliance and Macy’s Inc. That adds to existing footage in Ulta Beauty, Target Corp. and CVS. NYX opened its first U.K. store last month and on April 19 opened one of its largest doors to date in Paris at the Forum des Halles shopping center. It will be NYX's 13th location in France.According to IRI numbers tracked in multiunit doors for the three months ended April 19, NYX is posting some eye-opening numbers. Its lip liner sales soared 30 percent, eye brow makeup jumped 40 percent (with its Micro Eye product posting 189 percent gains) and it is the largest lip treatment brand thanks to Pump It Up lip plumper.
Breaking News: @louisvuitton's men's artistic director @mrkimjones is leaving the French fashion house after nearly 7 years. Jones joined Louis Vuitton in 2011, following a three year tenure as creative director of British luxury goods brand Alfred Dunhill. Jones is to exit Louis Vuitton after showing his fall 2018 collection for the brand in Paris on Thursday. Read the full exclusive story on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdnews #wwdfashion
For men’s fall 2018, @giuseppezanotti drew on elements from streetwear, sport, biker, combat and rock ‘n’ roll. Pictured here are a pair of shoes from the collection, featuring zippers, rhinestones, and silver hardware. Head to WWD.com to see a roundup of the accessories from Milan’s men’s fall 2018 shows. #wwdfashion (📷: Andrea Delb)
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of @ralphlauren’s snowboarding collection, the brand is mining its archives. The iconic brand is reintroducing vintage styles and dropping new designs for a color capsule that will be available in Ralph Lauren stores and @openingceremony on January 25. The capsule will consist of 10 pieces, including the Snow Beach Pullover, pictured here, which is a collector’s item that rapper Raekwon wore in Wu-Tang Clan’s “Can It Be All So Simple” video. #wwdfashion (📷: Tom Gould)
For @rochasofficial’s pre-fall 2018 collection, creative director Alessandro Dell’Acqua channeled the sophisticated and intriguing Catherine Denevue in the film “Belle de Jour.” Polished collarless coats, midi skirts, suits and ’60s graphic motifs were all featured in the collection, adding a sense of discreet luxury. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion
“We tried to produce clothing of that couture quality, but the most daunting part was that we only had a matter of days [to do it],” said costume designer Lou Eyrich, who recreated Gianni Versace’s iconic looks for @americancrimestoryfx. Eyrich searched online retailers and vintage shops for original pieces from the design house and for @penelopecruzoficial, who plays Donatella Versace. Head to WWD.com to read how she created the Versace world. #wwdfashion
Only three months after her stellar debut catwalk season, @kaiagerber has inked her first big design collaboration –– with @karllagerfeld. The collection blends Lagerfeld’s Parisian chic aesthetic and the model’s signature West Coast casual style via RTW, accessories, footwear and more. The #KarlLagerfeldxKaia collection will launch in September with a series of events. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion
Harrods plans to remove the famous statue of Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed from the bottom of the Egyptian escalators and hand it back to Mohamed Al-Fayed. “We are very proud to have played our role in celebrating the lives of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed at Harrods and to have welcomed people from around the world to visit the memorial for the past 20 years,” said Michael Ward, Harrods managing director. “With the announcement of the new official memorial statue to Diana, Princess of Wales at Kensington Palace, we feel that the time is right to return this memorial to Mr. Al Fayed and for the public to be invited to pay their respects at the palace.” More on the news, with reporting by @loreleimarfil, at WWD.com. #wwdnews