Cosmetic Executive Women saw an opportunity to bring the industry’s top brass directly to its members, and the idea for the Newsmaker Forum was born.
In January 1992, Edwin Artzt, chairman and chief executive officer of Procter & Gamble Co., kicked off the series with a prophetic call for beauty firms to get closer to the consumer. He had already begun to see the lines between mass and prestige blur. He told a crowd of 450 executives that he expected to see retail concepts “in which prestige and mass products are sold side by side.”
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)