This summer found Julie Macklowe in an unlikely locale: behind the counter at White’s Chemists and Perfumers in East Hampton, N.Y.
Married to real estate scion Billy Macklowe, Julie is a woman one might think more likely to be found on the other side of the retail divide. But as the founder and chief executive of V Beauté antiaging skin care, she has spent the last year criss-crossing the country, visiting high-end luxury boutiques like Bergdorf Goodman and Stanley Korshak to promote her line. So when Macklowe says that one of her most important business insights—how her public persona as a high-profile socialite has been a magnet for well-heeled customers—came from her time spent in the trenches, she knows whereof she speaks.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"