With one memorable quote from 90210 alum Jennie Garth, indie fragrance Child became a full-fledged phenomenon in the Nineties. Stingy divas were ripping off the labels in order to conceal their scent secret from friends.
This decade’s answer to Child may well be Clementine, a neroli-based floral scent that’s keeping Hollywood starlets smelling sweet. Creator Melissa Flagg, 41, spent her preteen spring breaks in Palm Springs inhaling the orange blossom-laced air during cool, lazy evenings.
“I wanted to capture it in a bottle,” says Flagg. Nicole Cardi, director of retail at Fred Segal Beauty, where Clementine roll-ons sell exclusively at $40 for 0.125 oz. and $70 for 0.33 oz., is pleasantly surprised that the fragrance has quickly collected a devoted following.
Lindsay Lohan, Michelle Trachtenberg and Scarlett Johansson have taken a liking to Clementine. Ironically, the star of the upcoming Nanny Diaries says the fragrance reminds her of her youth.
Cardi remembers one shopper in particular who dabbed on the scent, but didn’t buy it, only to come back after her husband insisted she become a regular wearer.
@juicebeauty, where @gwynethpaltrow holds the title of creative director of makeup, has become one of the foremost labels in the organic beauty category –– with sales on track to hit $100 million this year. What’s behind the rapid growth the brand is experiencing right now? It all started in 2005 when the wellness movement was just getting started. Read more on WWD.com. #wwdbeauty
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"I want to tell a story that inspires people to feel good about themselves, but also I'm making a commentary about the lack of female stories and female directors and saying this should change," said @imheathergraham on her latest project "Half Magic." The comedy feature, which the actress wrote and directed, is based on her own struggles as a woman in show business. Read @andrewnodell's full interview with Graham on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)
@meltcosmetics cofounders @lora_arellano and @danabomar built their brand on a single idea: a true matte lipstick. To set the brand apart, they said they always put their customers first –– including a personalized note in each package. #wwdsummits #wwdbeauty
@moncler unveiled its latest project, #MonclerGenius, yesterday at Milan Fashion Week. The Italian outwear maker gave show-goers a preview of the monthly collections – which were created by eight designers and creative talents including Pierpaolo Piccioli, Simone Rocha, Craig Green and more – that will start rolling out in the summer.