The newest crop of skin care creams are straight out of the test tube with high-tech ingredients and innovative new formulas.
01 Amatokin Emulsion for the Face From the makers of StriVectin, this light emulsion “wakes up” dormant adult stem cells with a proprietary peptide complex to repair and regenerate damaged skin for fewer wrinkles. $173; Bloomingdale’s
02 Osmotics Anti-Radical Age Defense Fights off damaging free radicals oxygen, nitrogen and carbonyl thanks to a potent cocktail of tripeptides, vegetal protein and a newly created ingredient, 2-dimethylchromans (a synthesized molecule of vitamin E), which scavenges hydrogen free radicals and prevents skin cell injury. $125; select Nordstrom
03 Körner Loaded the Anti-Ager Talk about a high-performance concoction. Pomegranate and iris bulb moisturize while psuedodipeptides elevate collagen levels and cereal membranes (a yeast wall extract) work with marine oligosaccharides to rev up the skin’s immune system for a plumped, soft, regenerated face. $240; Bergdorf Goodman
04 Therapy Systems Essential C Serum Deflect free radicals with this antioxidant power player, which uses an advanced form of vitamin C, resulting in fewer fine lines and improved clarity and tone. $95; Henri Bendel
05 Prescriptives Vibrant-C Skin Brightening Lotion Moisturizer Say adios to age spots and dullness. This lightweight lotion has micro-optic luminizers to give skin an instant radiance boost while 2 CME (a mix of vitamin C and vitamin E molecules) brightens and evens skin tone. $46; Prescriptives counters
06 Chanel Sublimage Eye Essential Regenerating Eye Cream Using the same polyfractioning technique, which isolates the most efficacious molecules of the vanilla planifolia plant, as the original face cream, this promises to keep eyes looking youthful, glowing and de-puffed. $160; Chanel counters
07 Yves Saint Laurent Lisse Expert Esthetic Wrinkle Eraser Kit The ultimate, portable wrinkle-fighter, this features a glycolic acid Peeling Masque with exfoliating microspheres to rejuvenate skin and a Wrinkle Eraser Pen to “fill in” wrinkles with dehydrated hyaluronic acid. $225; Yves Saint Laurent counters
Harrods plans to remove the famous statue of Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed from the bottom of the Egyptian escalators and hand it back to Mohamed Al-Fayed. “We are very proud to have played our role in celebrating the lives of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed at Harrods and to have welcomed people from around the world to visit the memorial for the past 20 years,” said Michael Ward, Harrods managing director. “With the announcement of the new official memorial statue to Diana, Princess of Wales at Kensington Palace, we feel that the time is right to return this memorial to Mr. Al Fayed and for the public to be invited to pay their respects at the palace.” More on the news, with reporting by @loreleimarfil, at WWD.com. #wwdnews
@prada is introducing a new project at its men’s fall 2018 show this Sunday: “Prada Invites.” The fashion house invited four celebrated creative minds – @ronanaerwanbouroullec, Konstantin Grcic, @herzogdemeuron and @rem.koolhaas – to each create a unique item with its iconic nylon material. The designs will be unveiled on the runway show, which will take place at the company’s warehouse in Viale Ortles 25. #wwdfashion #mfwm (📷: @martinocarrera)
@kering_official is spinning off its stake in puma in an effort to focus on its luxury brands, the brand operator announced yesterday. “We are proud to have supported the turnaround of Puma, which now has unrivaled capabilities to take full advantage of the specific dynamics of its global markets and is poised to achieve substantial growth,” said François-Henri Pinault, Kering’s chief executive officer and chairman. Artémis will become a “long-term strategic shareholder” of Puma with a 29 percent stake. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
The fashion world mourns for celebrated street style photographer, Nabile Quenum, who died at age 32 in Paris.
Quenum, creator of the fashion blog “J’ai Perdu Ma Veste,” was a fashion week fixture, and regularly shot for New York magazine’s The Cut, among other outlets, and brands such as Louis Vuitton, Moncler and Adidas. He was also actively involved in the #NoFreePhotos initiative, which kicked off in the fall. Read more about Quenum in @kbsmoke's story on WWD.com. #wwdnews
@verwanggang and @maisonladuree have teamed up on a dessert collab called Vera Wang Pour Ladurée. The collection, which launched this week, features a specialty macaroon, as well as a wedding cake inspired by one of the designer’s gowns. “I could not imagine a more delicate or sophisticated creation to grace any couple’s celebration,” said Wang. #wwdfashion