SPLISH SPLASH: According to New York-based information provider Packaged Facts, the market for bath-and-shower products is expected to soar in 2003. Packaged Facts cites new developments in technology and multifunctionality to poise the...
SPLISH SPLASH: According to New York-based information provider Packaged Facts, the market for bath-and-shower products is expected to soar in 2003. Packaged Facts cites new developments in technology and multifunctionality to poise the bath-and-shower category for tremendous growth, quite a turn from the category’s slump over the past three years. "If successful, the changes in product, distribution and retail tactics will pull the market out of its temporary decline and result in a 7.4 percent compound annual growth rate, producing an overall market value of over $3.7 billion by 2006," the company said in a statement. WELLNESS WEEK: Diana Dolling-Ross, vice president and merchandise manager for Town & Country, a Ridgewood, N.J.-based beauty boutique, is getting ready to host the store’s fifth annual Wellness Week, in which dozens of health-and-beauty care companies offer free services to customers. From October 7-12, companies such as Bumble and bumble, Roger & Gallet, Metagenics, Dr. Hauschka and Bloom will offer everything from free samples to facials to skin consultations. Participants will offer their services from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.NEW LOOK: Freeman Cosmetics has signed on Young & Rubicam in Chicago for its bold new print advertising campaign to appear in October beauty magazines. The ads focus on Freeman’s ingredients, and compare them to more drastic beauty treatments such as plastic surgery.
"In order for Shudu to wear garments, she needs to be able to put them on, just like you would in the real world. You have to digitize the outfits," said Cameron-James Wilson on dressing 3-D model @shudu.gram for her WWD photoshoot. #wwdfashion ( 📸: @cjw.photo )
“Shudu is a digital supermodel, a very glamour and amazing woman. But she’s 3-D,” says Cameron-James Wilson, a fashion photographer and the creature of @shudu.gram. Here, Shudu wears @cushnieetochs for her debut fashion editorial. #wwdfashion (📷: @cjw.photo)
“It is the fierce female performances that came before me that made be able to clearly identify for myself what it was that I wanted to do, what kind of artist I wanted to be, what kind of films I wanted to make,” said @brielarson at the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards. See more pictures from the event on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Matt Baron)
“On a personal level, it’s my vision to create a really different idea with their look to be at the epitome of women’s fashion in South Korea – to create a new milestone,” said stylist @chochowon on dressing K-pop’s most fashionable girl group, @blackpinkofficial. WWD’s @mistywhitesidell sat down with Won ahead of the group’s new album release, “Square Up,” which is out today. Read the full interview on WWD.com. #wwdfashion #blackpink_squareup #blackpink
For @ralphlauren, 2018 is a reason to celebrate: It marks the brand’s 50th year in business. Last year’s chauffeured show in Bedford, NY featuring his vintage car collection may have seemed like the big celebration to show-goers, but they were wrong. The official celebration will be held on September 7 during #NYFW. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)