When Valentino signed a fragrance licensing agreement with Barcelona-based Puig in 2010, the fashion house was in transition. Creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli had arrived less than two years prior, and they were developing the brand’s identity for a new generation of customers. It was essential to match the fragrances with the fashion.
But Valentino’s first foray into the beauty business dates back to the late Seventies — just after Yves Saint Laurent launched its spicy Opium perfume.
Madonna turns 59 today, marking another year of show-stopping, one-of-a-kind bold looks from the singer. To celebrate, we took a look at the superstar's most memorable fashion moments. Here, Madonna sits front row at Versace's spring runway show in 1995. See more exclusive photos from the #wwdarchive on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Cédric Dordevic)
WWD asked a handful of creative directors to evaluate the September covers of leading women's fashion magazines. How do they think the covers this year compare with years gone by, and what do they say about the current status of the publication? Link in bio. (GIF by @hypebreast)
"Stephen King is such a master, but I don't like being scared - there's enough that's really scary. How about the morning's news?" says Holland Taylor in an interview with WWD. See what else the actress said about starring in the TV adaptation of King's thriller "Mr. Mercedes" on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)