If you’re truly passionate about all things beauty, why relegate the subject only to your bathroom? How about the library, too, with the latest selection of page-turners.
Lessons of a Lipstick Queen Poppy King Poppy King isn’t just a self-professed lipstick queen. She’s a business whiz, too. She founded her first company at 18, and since then has made an indelible (red, natch) mark on the beauty industry. Now she can add published author to her CV, with this how-to on starting a small business. King weaves together her own story with the key entrepreneurial insights she’s picked up along the way—the perfect primer for budding beauty princesses. ($23, Atria Books) The Perfect Scent Chandler Burr Journalist and The New York Times Style Magazine fragrance critic Chandler Burr spent a year chronicling the behind-the-scenes goings-on of two of perfume’s most prominent players: Jean-Claude Ellena of Hermès and Sarah Jessica Parker and her Coty coterie. The result is a fascinatingly detailed—and dishy— look at the industry’s ongoing quest to find the perfect balance between creativity and commercialization. ($25; Henry Holt and Company)
Rescue Your Nails Ji Baek Ji Baek is to nails what diamonds are to rocks. Simply, the best. The creator of Manhattan’s Rescue Beauty Lounge, Baek’s meticulous manicures and pedicures and stylish sensibility rendered nail salons hip. In her first book, she shares her signature grooming secrets, from cuticle maintenance to perfect polish application. And if you think the book doesn’t apply to you, there’s even a whole chapter devoted to nail biters. ($12.95; Workman Publishing)
22 Perfumers: A Creative Process Clara Molloy and Carine Soyer In 22 Perfumers, Clara Molloy delves into an industry she calls “enwrapped in mystery.” She and co-author Carine Soyer reprint candid interviews they’ve held with some of the most storied noses, including Chanel’s Jacque Polge, Jean-Paul Guerlain and IFF’s Sophia Grosjman. The 150-page tome, for novices and experts alike, was published in December by Editions Pirate. (Priced at about $102, it’s available in English or French at mymemo.com.)
Etro’s show, titled “The Tree of Life,” was a celebration of the house’s 50th anniversary. “My father founded the company in 1968, which was the year of counterculture and psychedelia. It’s really a show that celebrates that and the paisley design of India and its origin,” said Veronica Etro. #wwdfashion #mfw #ss18 (📷: @delphineachard)
For @msgm’s spring 2018 show, creative director @massimogiorgetti said “Words, sounds, colors. Synthesis and therapy of a collection,” were the inspirations behind the collection, showing today. Read the rest of Milan spring 2018 inspirations on WWD.com. #mfw #wwdfashion #ss18
For her first solo album in over 10 years, Fergie tapped Carine Roitfeld, Mert and Marcus, Giovanni Bianco and more to create a fashion-focused video approach for the record, Double Dutchess. "Giovanni really helped me get back in touch with my tomboy side, my hardside," said the singer. #wwdeye #wwdfashion ( : @slovekinpics)
“Volumes and Graphic Art of the Nineties are the main inspirations of the new Aquilano.Rimondi SS 2018 collection,” said cocreative directors Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi. #wwdfashion #mfw #ss18