Marc Stone’s men’s collection was comprised of simple lines and a basic palette in keeping with Berlin’s current craze for minimalism. Gray was the order of the day, from pale fitted pants to granite one-button, single-breasted suit jackets and slim wool charcoal knits. The Zürich-based Stone, who won Premium’s Young Designer Award in July 2011, was obviously unafraid to experiment with cuts: one successful hybrid was a hooded gray reefer in a heavy rough wool, paired with dress sweats, as well as a suit comprised of a frock jacket and short dress pants. Stone frequently mixed sportswear elements with more formal items, such as a fitted slate gray jacket with a circle seam across the shoulders worn over slouchy, drawstring pants in the same color. This season also saw the introduction of hand-crafted leather accessories and two-toned underwear that cut quite a figure.
@juicebeauty, where @gwynethpaltrow holds the title of creative director of makeup, has become one of the foremost labels in the organic beauty category –– with sales on track to hit $100 million this year. What’s behind the rapid growth the brand is experiencing right now? It all started in 2005 when the wellness movement was just getting started. Read more on WWD.com. #wwdbeauty
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"I want to tell a story that inspires people to feel good about themselves, but also I'm making a commentary about the lack of female stories and female directors and saying this should change," said @imheathergraham on her latest project "Half Magic." The comedy feature, which the actress wrote and directed, is based on her own struggles as a woman in show business. Read @andrewnodell's full interview with Graham on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)
@meltcosmetics cofounders @lora_arellano and @danabomar built their brand on a single idea: a true matte lipstick. To set the brand apart, they said they always put their customers first –– including a personalized note in each package. #wwdsummits #wwdbeauty
@moncler unveiled its latest project, #MonclerGenius, yesterday at Milan Fashion Week. The Italian outwear maker gave show-goers a preview of the monthly collections – which were created by eight designers and creative talents including Pierpaolo Piccioli, Simone Rocha, Craig Green and more – that will start rolling out in the summer.