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Issa Rae is the new face and co-owner of clean, textured hair care brand Sienna Naturals.

Beauty Features

Issa Rae Becomes Co-Owner, Face of Sienna Naturals

The actor and “Insecure” creator and star is now an equity partner in the clean beauty brand for textured hair.

clock September 24, 2020James Manso

La Bouche Rouge

Beauty Features

La Bouche Rouge Raises 2.5 Million Euros

French public investment bank Bpifrance and some business angels have taken a stake in the eco-luxury beauty brand.

clock September 23, 2020Jennifer Weil

The Black Lives Matter protest in Los Angeles.

Financial

ESG Is Fashion’s New Management Approach, Report Says

Environmental Social and Corporate Governance is dictating a new management approach for fashion, beauty and retail industries.

clock September 15, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Apparis

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Women-Led ‘Vegan Fur’ Brand Announces $3M Seed Funding

Vegan fur fashion brand Apparis lays the foundation for expansion.

clock August 25, 2020Tracey Meyers

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Financial

L Catterton Takes $15M Stake in Public Goods

The LVMH investment arm is backing the online brand in its growth plans.

clock August 12, 2020Kali Hays

Autumn Adeigbo

Financial

EXCLUSIVE: Designer Autumn Adeigbo Secures $1.3 Million Investment

The designer’s fan base includes Tommy Hilfiger, Tory Burch, Stitch Fix founder and ceo Katrina Lake and Rent the Runway cofounder and ceo Jennifer Hyman.

clock July 30, 2020Kellie Ell

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Financial

Why Boohoo Factory Abuse Is Still Making Headlines

The ultra-fast-fashion retailer navigates bad press and investor fallout over factory abuse allegations.

clock July 15, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Pamela-Baxter

Beauty Features

Beauty Veteran Pamela Baxter Joins MidOcean Partners as Operating Partner

“The younger consumer coming up I see being much more demanding of companies and their values system,” said Baxter.

clock July 8, 2020Allison Collins

Dr. Dennis Gross Skin Care

Beauty Features

Dr. Dennis Gross Skin Care Receives Minority Investment From Main Post

The clinical skin-care line has seen an uptick in sales across channels due to the coronavirus. 

clock June 26, 2020Allison Collins

Beauty Features

Joël Palix Invests in Lashilé Beauty Nutricosmetics Brand

The French start-up, which launched a year-and-a-half ago, markets a range of gummies.

clock June 15, 2020Jennifer Weil

Maje Spring Summer 2020 campaign

Mergers and Acquisitions

Ruyi Group $495M State-owned Investment Falls Through

Faced with mounting debts, it will focus on restructuring its portfolios, high-tech fabrics, and automated production to improve profitability.

clock June 2, 2020Tianwei Zhang

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Financial

Your Investors Are Asking for ‘ESG’ Action — It’s Complicated

The coronavirus is accelerating investor demand for ESG — environmental, social and governance factors. Here’s what it means as standards evolve.

clock April 22, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Financial

VCs Triage Portfolio Companies Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Venture capitalists are known for seeking out what’s next. But that’s never been harder, when no one knows what tomorrow will bring.

clock April 6, 2020Adriana Lee

A look from the Lanvin 130th Anniversary capsule.

Business Features

Chinese Investors Will Persist in Purchasing Fashion, Luxury Brands

Despite failures, with the speed of China, it won’t be long for a luxury conglomerate to emerge from the world’s largest luxury market.

clock January 6, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Lu Ming Tang

Skin Care

EXCLUSIVE: China-Based Natural Beauty Brand Lu Ming Tang Draws Investors

Private family offices have taken a minority stake in the skin-care label founded by Marie Amiand.

clock December 20, 2019Jennifer Weil

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