Debbie Murtha, senior vice president of cosmetics for Macy's Merchandising Group, issued a call to arms during a recent Fashion Group International beauty symposium for more collaboration between vendors and retailers at a time when retail consolidation is redrawing the beauty landscape in department stores.
"'Integration' and 'collaboration' have to be the operative words," she said of efforts between vendors and retailers during the event's panel discussion. "'Them versus 'us' has to be eradicated — we have to be in [concert]. This hasn't been the case."
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?"