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.
EXCLUSIVE: @tomford is opening its first-ever beauty store. The boutique, which opens November 20 in London’s Covent Gardens, was designed with the over-the-top glam Ford is known for. Read the full story on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdbeauty #wwdnews (📷: Simon Wagner) #TomFordBeauty
New York-based DJ @harleyvnewton threw a party to celebrate the holiday collection of her dress and pajama line @hvn at the Ladurée Beverly Hills. It Girls @katebosworth, @rashidajones and more joined in on the fun, which included cocktails, croque monsieur sandwiches and a photo booth. #wwdfashion (📷: Owen Kolasinski/BFA.com)
For the holidays, @Burberry partnered with 20-year-old artist @blondeymccoy on a series of three outdoor murals in downtown Manhattan. The murals are McCoy’s interpretation of a Christmas eve party, the idea of charity and the spirit of family. His third mural, pictured here, is the most personal. The image depicts McCoy’s grandparents and father in London’s Trafalgar Square in the Seventies. “My work often features lots of sentimental objects.” #wwdeye
For spring 2018, designers applied bold colors and cartoonish motifs on everything from sneakers and belts to key chains. See all the top men’s accessories trends on WWD.com. #wwdtrends (📷: George Chinsee; Prop Styling by @rnasti; Market Editor: @luiscampuzano)
The @dior-sponsored @guggenheim international gala pre-party has a history of drawing cool-girl musical acts to serenade the crowd –– and last night was no exception. @haimtheband performed songs both new and old, and lured a star-studded audience with the likes of Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara, Mamoudou Athie and more. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
In a partnership between the @metopera and the @englishnationalopera, “Marnie” was born. The opera, with costumes sponsored by @mrporterlive, is an adaptation of the 1961 thriller by Winston Graham. Arianne Phillips, who created the costumes, is no rookie: She’s styled Madonna for her tours and created costumes for a myriad of films in the past. Read WWD’s interview with Phillips, where she talks about her inspiration for the opera’s costumes on WWD.com #wwdfashion
@barneysnyc took a different approach to their holiday windows this year. Instead of Christmas decor, Barneys tapped @thehaasbrothers to tell a story of positivity, gratitude and inclusivity via heartwarming silliness and humor. “It’s about kids and it’s about coming together and being family and loving each other,” said Simon Haas. #wwdfashion (📷: @joshuascottphoto)
Beauty influencer @kandeejohnson makes her foray into hair care with a collaboration with @ogx_beauty — making it the first time that OGX has teamed up for a product creation. The collab includes shampoos and conditioners in three scents. At 39 and a mom, Johnson is a different profile than the emerging social media stars, but is considered one of the pioneers of the digital beauty influencer world. Read WWD’s interview with her on wwd.com, including the strangest beauty product she’s ever tried #wwdbeauty