STRAIGHTEN OUT: Eddris Nicholls, lead hair stylist for the Tracy Reese show, is opening her own salon this December in Manhattan's Meatpacking district. Nicholls, whose client list includes Diana Ross and Roberta Flack, is renowned for her hair...
STRAIGHTEN OUT: Eddris Nicholls, lead hair stylist for the Tracy Reese show, is opening her own salon this December in Manhattan's Meatpacking district. Nicholls, whose client list includes Diana Ross and Roberta Flack, is renowned for her hair straightening techniques. Nicholls previously worked at Warren-Tricomi.
BOOK TALK: Hairstylist Odile Gilbert, who’s been working at several shows this season, including Bill Blass and Catherine Malandrino, hasn’t just got runway looks on her mind these days: she’s at work on a book, due out next year. While she wouldn’t reveal much about it, she did say that the tome will feature big, beautiful pictures of her hairstyling efforts.
PENTHOUSE BEAUTY: To make sure the fashion set looks its best this week, Frédéric Fekkai, Vincent Longo, Essie, Tweezerman and Sjal skin care have been offering their beauty services for free. The pampering continues today, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., on the 43rd floor of Atlas New York, the new luxury rental high-rise at 66 West 38th Street, just two blocks from Bryant Park.
ROUGHING IT: Redken’s booth at Bryant Park’s main reception area is giving away free styling consultations to hundreds of editors, fashionistas and stars. Three stylists have been working the booth, who recommend products and even cut the occasional ’do. Redken is also using the booth to premiere Rough Paste, a styling tool that helps define separation of locks. The booth is open to all show visitors until Sept. 23, the last day of Fashion Week.
TRIX AREN’T FOR KIDS: Matrix is launching Trix, a hair care line with an edge. The line consists of five new styling products, and is scheduled to ship to salons in November. Trix is designed to make it easy to create chunky, beachy, glossy, spiky, piecey trends. There’s DirtyTrix, a matte clay, $15.95; TexTrix, a texture spray, $14.95; GlowTrix, a smoother, $15.95; TufTrix, a hard-core gel, $14.95; and FlikTrix, a piece-out wax, for $15.95.
MUD BATH: Borghese is putting the finishing touches on its flagship, to be at 944 Madison Avenue between 74th and 75th Streets, across from the Whitney Museum. The spa, which measures about 600 square feet, offers just two treatments, the Borghese Montecatini face and body facials. Each uses an intense mud, in sequence with vitamin C, scrubs, wraps and body crème. Each treatment costs $125 and will be performed in a small treatment room. The spa plans to open by Oct. 1. The remaining 550 square feet will house Borghese products. The retail area will also offer several exclusive spa products, to be launched in November.
The annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in Pacific Palisades this weekend drew Kate Hudson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Laura Dern and more. See pictures of the star-studded event on WWD.com. (📷: @chelsealaurenla) #wwdeye
In his new book “Hollywood Royale,” Andy Warhol’s Protégé Matthew Rolston celebrates the Eighties revival of Hollywood glamour. Featuring more than 100 portraits taken by Rolston from 1977 to 1993, the book contains photos of icons like Michael Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, and @drewbarrymore, pictured here in 1991. “Hollywood Royale,” out today, will be accompanied by an exhibition opening at Los Angeles’ Fahey/Klein Gallery on March 1. #wwdeye
"Nowadays when life is not so happy with everything going on in the world, I think people come to me for a little bit of whimsy and color and fun." - Designer Rebecca De Ravenel on her cult-favorite jewelry line. (📸 : @vsteves) #wwd40
“Everyone is talking about how the retail industry is struggling, but I think it’s an incredible time because brands who are doing something different and innovative are setting themselves up for the future,” said @adamgoldston, who founded the luxury athletic brand @apl with his brother @ryangoldsten. The Goldston’s are part of WWD’s 40 under 40: a group of industry notables. See the rest of the list on WWD.com. (📷: @vsteves) #wwd40
@eyeswoon blogger Athena Calderone debuted her first-ever cookbook, “Cook Beautiful,” which is heavily centered on the presentation and visual expression of food. Pictured here are her miso glazed carrots from the book. Get the recipe on WWD.com. (📷: @johnny_miller_) #wwdeye
“It’s passion that helps get anybody to a certain point and it’s what’s propelled me,” said Kith founder @ronniefieg, one of WWD’s 40 under 40: a group of industry notables who are changing the face of retail, fashion and beauty. Fieg, who opened a Manhattan flagship on October 7, began his career at age 13 as a stock boy and salesman for footwear chain David Z. “I think staying true to [my] beliefs, hard work and passion have gotten me to where [Kith] is today.” See the rest of the 40 at WWD.com. (📷: @vsteves) #wwd40
25-year-old @samweaving is about to break out this fall, starring in Netflix’s horror film “The Babysitter,” fittingly out today on Friday the 13th. That’s not the only place you’ll be seeing her, though — Weaving’s got a role Showtime’s “SMILF” and another alongside Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Though she’s got a full plate at the moment, there’s one role she’s got her eye on: Marilyn Monroe. “I’m a little too young at the moment, but it’s on my bucket list,” the actress told WWD (📷: @dandoperalski) #wwdeye
BFF's Poppy Jamie and Suki Waterhouse celebrated the launch of their bag line Pop x Suki at Nordstrom last night. "The line is really about our friendship, and how we are so different but complement each other," said Waterhouse. 👯 (📷: Katie Jones) #wwdeye
After designing the new @louisvuitton and @bulgariofficial flagships and a @chanelofficial boutique opening in Japan, @petermarinoarchitect has another project on his plate: The Lobster Club. Located in the Seagram Building, it’s the famed architect’s first restaurant project in New York, serving up modern Japanese brasserie-style cuisine. Bronze hues, bespoke material detailing, blush and chartreuse tones and a heavy emphasis on Picasso can be seen throughout. Mark your calendars for Nov. 1 for the much-anticipated opening. (📷: @clint_spaulding) #wwdeye