An era is ending at Chanel: after nearly three decades of helming the iconic brand's makeup creation division together, Dominique Moncourtois and Heidi Morawetz will retire on Jan. 1. They will be succeeded by Peter Philips.
An era is ending at Chanel: after nearly three decades of helming the iconic brand’s makeup creation division together, Dominique Moncourtois and Heidi Morawetz will retire on Jan. 1. They will be succeeded by Peter Philips.
“This is an historic moment for us,” said Maureen Chiquet, global chief executive officer of Chanel, in an exclusive interview Wednesday afternoon. “We feel very passionately about creativity at Chanel, and we give our creative people the reins, so choosing a new creative person is not taken lightly for us. We’ve had the most dynamic duo in makeup working for us for the past 30 years, and we’ve benefited greatly from their creativity and expertise. And now they’re passing the baton to a new generation.”
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