The retail nail lacquer business has lacked luster for the past five years. According to IRI data, polish volume has been down an average of 8 percent for the past year.
Two brothers with heritage in the professional salon business have a game plan to change that path. “The nail business has become commoditized,” said Habib Salo, who along with his brother Greg operate Young Nails. “It is lagging for a variety of reasons. There hasn’t been fun and excitement. We want to bring reasons for people to come back. We’re different…hey, we’re two guys in the nail business,” he added of the company founded by their immigrant mother when she was 49 years old.
“I’m looking forward to jumping into the creative process and exploring fashion through a different lens,” said actor Michael B. Jordan exclusively to WWD about becoming the first face of @coach ‘s men’s business. Not only will the actor appear in its global ad campaigns, but he will also create a capsule with designer Stuart Vevers. Tap the link in our bio to learn more. #wwdfashion
“The name of the show is GP — giant pockets,” said Karl Lagerfeld pre-show, in his backstage meeting room at @Fendi to Bridget Foley. @Bellahadid was one of the many famous faces who graced the catwalk including @Gigihadid, @Adwoaaboah, and yes, even @Kendalljenner. #wwdfashion
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“We are obsessed with Fendi and we want to share this obsession,” said CEO Serge Brunschwig to WWD. @Fendi will be releasing a new capsule collection Oct. 16 centered around the Fendi/Fila logo created by Instagram artist @Hey_reilly. Further proving the logo trend isn’t going anywhere. Link in our bio for more details. #wwdfashion