While mining Dior’s archives, the house’s artistic director Maria Grazia Chiuri discovered that within a year after Christian Dior showed his first collection 70 years ago the brand was selling worldwide. So in keeping with this globetrotting tradition, she opted to wink at women travelers of yesteryear, like Amelia Earhart, for the beauty look this couture season.
“They didn’t wear much makeup,” said Peter Philips, creative and image director for makeup at Dior. “They were even a bit weathered, and I want that look.
Trevor Andrew, the artist known for his Gucci Ghost collaboration with Gucci, hit Complexcon last weekend to launch his fist line, Real Buy. The streetwear line includes jackets, short- and long-sleeve T-shirts, each with one of the artist’s seven designs, reports @ariahughes .
Kane Brown didn’t take the traditional road to country music stardom, writes @jeanpalmieri .
Instead of cutting his teeth in church and dive bars throughout the South, Brown made a splash on Facebook by releasing several covers of country classics — George Strait’s “Check Yes or No” and Lee Brice’s “I Don’t Dance” among them — that soon went viral. “I was working at FedEx and Target and just doing it for fun,” he said of the videos. “I put it on social media and got around 50 likes. Then I woke up one day and saw that it had gone viral overnight.” Read more on WWD.com 📸: @georgechinsee