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.
A grooming moment between @tanfrance and @antoni last night at the The LGBT Community Center Trailblazer Awards honoring Anna Wintour, Ricky Martin and more. See more photos at WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
“It was a very surreal feeling. It wasn’t like we were in the studio together coming up with it — it’s more like he discovered it and loved it. I didn’t let myself get my hopes up, but then it happened it was very exciting,” said singer-songwriter @nombe on discovering that @pharrell would be using his song, “Cant Catch Me” on his HBO documentary series “Outpost.” The German-born singer — named Noah MacBeth — talked to WWD about feminism, using art as a platform for political expression and personal style. Read more on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
This season, denim is going west – in influence. Brands like @fathersdaughterla (pictured here), @tommyhilfiger Jeans, @levis and more are opting for raw, top-stitching styles. (Styled by @thealexbadia; 📷: @ryanplett)
20-year-old British singer @jorjasmith_ made her debut at Coachella last weekend. We caught up with her and talked about her love for Amy Winehouse, working with Kendrick Lamar on the “Black Panther” album and her fashion philosophy. Read the interview on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @katiedaisyla)
Supermodel @helenachristensen teamed up with longtime friend and designer @camillastaerk on a joint @paredeyewear collaboration. The lineup features three styles and 11 offerings, all of which embody a vintage feel. Get all the details on how they celebrated the collab on WWD.com. #wwdaccessories #wwdeye (📷: @slovekinpics)
“It’s a hard industry to keep motivated, as well, so finding different subjects and people is what makes it worth it – when you’re like, oh, I’ve met great people, I feel like I’ve done something good, and I feel proud of having done this,” said French actress Stacy Martin on being grateful for the variety of roles she’s take on. Read @ktauer’s full interview with Martin on her her latest film “Godard Mon Amour.” #wwdeye (📷: @danieldorsa)