CANNES, France — After racking up a dozen successful fragrances, Burberry will spread its wings into color cosmetics this July.
“It gives another dimension to the brand,” said Philippe Benacin, chairman and managing director of Inter Parfums SA, which holds the Burberry beauty license. He described the project as a complete color line with about 100 references for eyes, lips and skin. It will be carried in between 30 and 35 doors worldwide, including the U.S.’s Nordstrom and France’s Galeries Lafayette.
Inter Parfums Inc. will also launch in March the Oriens women’s scent, a floral oriental for Van Cleef & Arpels fragrance. It’s based on the concept of high luxury, and its opulent bottle is topped with a huge stopper reminiscent of a multicolored tourmaline stone.
In September, Inter Parfums is to introduce its first Van Cleef men’s fragrance, called Midnight in Paris.
Over at Euroitalia, executives were giving a sneak peak to retailers of the company’s new Versace Versus men’s fragrance.
Meanwhile at Shiseido, featured new products included Future Solution LX day and night creams and the brand’s Zen for Men fragrance. For travel retail for the first time, Shiseido will next year introduce kits containing three lipsticks andthree eye shadows.
La Prairie was highlighting its Anti-Aging, Anti-Wrinkle Eye Line Filler, which is to hit markets around March.
Bulgari, for its part, will come out with the Blu l’Eau d’Eté fragrance for women starting February worldwide. The line also includes a body lotion with glitter.
Ferragamo is introducing the Incanto Bloom women’s scent in March as a more mature successor to its youth-oriented Incanto line.
The recently merged Morris and Selective Beauty companies as their first fragrance launch introduced a Ducati men’s scent at a large reception at Cannes’ stately Majestic Barrière hotel.
One of the brands making its debut at the fair was Strivectin, which is launching a facial sculpting cream and an overnight facial resurfacing serum “to continue driving the momentum of the brand,” said Jill Scalamandre, chief marketing officer of Chrysallis, the management arm of Catterton Partners private equity firm. She described the strategy as refreshing and upgrading.
Taking the final spot on the mens’ portion of New York Fashion Week calendar next month will be none other than @tomford. Though he’s shown his men’s wear in New York in the past, this will mark the first time the designer has shown his men’s collection alone during New York Fashion Week: Men’s. His runway show will debut on February 6 at the Park Avenue Armory. #wwdfashion
London-based couture house @ralphandrusso has certainly been in the spotlight, having its dresses worn by @beyonce, Angelina Jolie, Meghan Markle in her engagement photos and more. For couture, Tamara Ralph focused on ornamentation — think: feathers with chain mail, jet embroidery and clusters of pearls and crystals. See the rest of the collection on WWD.com #wwdfashion #couture (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)
Minnie Mouse celebrated her 90th birthday by getting her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. For her celebratory luncheon, @coach’s creative director @stuartvevers dressed her in a custom made prairie dress, complete with Vever’s take on the polka dot – black sequined versions – under a cropped motorcycle jacket. The designer also put his own mark on Minnie’s classic red shoes, infusing the color with sparkles and adding some Coach crystals. “We chose colors that were very Minnie and also represented quintessential Coach elements,” said Vevers. #wwdfashion #nationalpolkadotday (📷: George Chinsee)
@nickjonas is unveiling his first-ever apparel collection through a partnership with John Varvatos. The limited-edition capsule, which makes its debut in spring, also marks the first time the designer has collaborated with anyone on a line. “The process in working with Nick is amazing. It’s inspiring to be around someone who is not only connected with the trade that they do, but also with what’s happening in the environment around him, and how that connects to what we do with style,” said Varvatos. (RG: @johnvarvatos) #wwdfashion
@margotrobbie steps out onto the red carpet wearing @miumiu. The actress is nominated for “Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role” in “I, Tonya” at the #SagAwards. (📷: Stewart Cook) #wwdfashion
For @massimogiorgetti of @msgm, the Nineties are his favorite decade. “They had a huge impact on my personal growth. What I like of the Nineties is that they are not so precise in terms of style as other decades…there was actually a bit of everything,” he said. As seen on MSGM’s Spring 2018 show: tie-dye and a bit of grunge, two styles that are synonymous with the decade #wwdfashion #wwddecades (📷: @kukukuba)