Fenty Beauty

Sir John, Tasha Reiko Brown and Ashunta Sheriff-Kendricks in conversation with Zadrian Smith.

Fashion Features

Outside View: Black Unison — Voices of Makeup Artists

Journalist and stylist Zadrian Smith in conversation with Black makeup artists Ashunta Sheriff-Kendricks, Sir John Barnett and Tasha Reiko Brown on how tracing our roots back to Africa, education, self-love and mental health are key to dismantling systems of oppression and discrimination.

clock July 2, 2020Zadrian Smith

Most Followed Fashion and Beauty Brands on TikTok

Fashion Scoops

The Top 10 Most Followed Fashion and Beauty Brands on TikTok

Many fashion and beauty brands have been early adopters of the Gen Z-favorite social media platform.

clock May 28, 2020Layla Ilchi

Beauty Features

By the Numbers: Influencer Insights

Tribe Dynamics ranks April’s most successful brands and influencers on social media.

clock May 1, 2020James Manso

Fenty Beauty TikTok House

Beauty Features

The Thread: Beauty Flocks to TikTok

Fenty Beauty is one brand giving users plenty of room to go viral via a dedicated TikTok house.

clock March 13, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Rihanna at the 2019 BET Awards

Fashion Scoops

3 Ways Rihanna Electrified the Fashion and Beauty Industries

In celebration of the multi-hyphenate’s 32nd birthday, WWD looks back at how her many businesses have shaped the industry.

clock February 20, 2020Layla Ilchi


Fashion Features

No. 8: That Rihanna Reign Just Won’t Let Up

Rihanna continued to break boundaries in 2019, including the historic launch of the Fenty label, the Savage X show and more.

clock December 23, 2019Alexa Tietjen and Kellie Ell

Fenty Beauty

Human Resources

Daniela Rinaldi Leaves Harvey Nichols After 35 Years

The executive transformed the store into a beauty powerhouse, launching brands ranging from MAC Cosmetics and Shu Uemura to Fenty Beauty in the U.K.

clock November 21, 2019Samantha Conti

Rihanna Savage x Fenty lingerie


Taking Lessons From Rihanna

The pop star introduces her own lingerie show, just as the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show calls it quits — for the foreseeable future. But where does Rihanna’s brand really sit in the intimates market?

clock November 12, 2019Kellie Ell

The new London's Harvey Nichols women's wear floor.


Women’s Fashion, Online Sales Boost Revenue, Profits at Harvey Nichols in 2018-19

The store has been making its online and offline spaces more appealing, efficient and Instagram user-friendly.

clock July 8, 2019Samantha Conti

RihannaFenty Beauty by Rihanna One Year Anniversary Celebration, New York, USA - 14 Sep 2018

Designer and Luxury

From Fashion Icon to Designer: A Timeline of Rihanna’s Fashion Career Through the Years

After dominating in the makeup, athleisure and lingerie categories Rihanna is ready to launch her very own luxury fashion line under the LVMH umbrella. Here’s a look back at her career in fashion.

clock May 10, 2019WWD Staff

Rihanna in Maison Margiela.

Designer and Luxury

Rihanna, LVMH Confirm New Fashion Label

WWD broke the news on Jan. 17 that the high-profile fashion project was in the works.

clock May 10, 2019WWD Staff

Fenty Pro Filt'r Foundation

Fashion Scoops

9 Makeup Brands That Offer 50-Plus Foundation Shades for Every Skin Tone

The days of limited foundation shades are over as evidenced by these nine makeup brands that put their efforts behind creating formulas in more than 50 skin tones.

clock March 19, 2019Layla Ilchi



Rihanna Suing Father for Exploiting Her Name

The singer, songwriter, actress and beauty tycoon says her father is using her famous surname to promote his own business.

clock January 16, 2019Kellie Ell

Hector Espinal

Beauty Features

How a Foundation Mishap Led Hector Espinal to Work for Rihanna

Espinal opens up about his trajectory from Sephora cashier to Fenty Beauty global makeup artist.

clock December 20, 2018Alexa Tietjen

Fenty Beauty

Beauty Features

WWD Beauty Inc Awards: Fenty Beauty Wins Digital Innovator of the Year

Fenty Beauty’s philosophy of championing diversity has resonated across its social media platforms.

clock December 13, 2018Alexa Tietjen

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A woman wearing a protective face mask stands at Yves Saint Laurent shop in Guangzhou.


How Should Fashion Entrants to China Approach COVID-19 Rebound?

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