Tiffany & Co. dusts off the little blue box to go modern and sales sparkle!; Human Ken Doll reveals career plans; Revlon names its first woman CEO; Victoria’s Secret – stealing competitors’ ideas?; How two 22-year olds made $1 million in four months after creating world’s ‘must-have’ beauty mask; What you need to know about the lash lift [Like, what the heck is it??]; Kohl’s partnership w/Popsugar (millennial apparel line); Louis Vuitton’s World Cup collection; Stylish cakes that match your clothes?
Are you aware of the potentially dangerous consequences of microblading, permanent cosmetics??; Zara reopens in London w/robots, holograms and other high-tech features; Sephora launches in-store beauty classes for transgender community; Closets are like….stock portfolios?; High-waisted swimsuits still going strong; ‘Catwoman’ – not as broke as she thinks; Maxx-ed out.
Saks Fifth Avenue unveils its new brand new $$$$ beauty department today…anyone for a $70 facial..workout!?; Everlane releases first-ever denim skirts and shorts, just in time for Memorial Day; Allbirds and Shake Shack team up for burger-themed sneaker; Proactiv dermatologists break billion-dollar barrier–again; Headwinds for Victoria’s Secret; Sticky fingers @ Bergdorf Goodman; Chanel’s new travel-inspired perfumes; The Kim Kardashian-approved face mask that’s turning beauty industry on its head.
Doctors warn that gel manicures using UV lights can increase your risk of getting cancer; Saks moves coveted beauty counter at its flagship store off ground floor, where it’s been housed for, like, forever; Women’s sneaker sales – up…while high heels – down?; How long it actually takes for anti-aging products to work; What you really need to know about lip fillers – by the doctor known as ‘King of Lips’; The mystery of the $70 hoodie that’s all over Facebook; A spa cruise for diehard beauty addicts; 2018 Miss USA; ‘Catwoman’ bankruptcy.
Macy’s shares jump on signs that turnaround is working; Online fashion brand Lulus – a mother/daughter duo – raises $120 million; Kiehl’s is having “Friends and Family” sale on its best-selling products; Cult Gaia suing Steve Madden for $15 million [copycat case]; Arizona Iced Tea…pop-up shop?; LaCroix…bathing suits?; Eyelash… shampoo?; Why you’re about to see “cica,” a new magical beauty ingredient, everywhere; How Cynthia Rowley [A NoPo favorite!] built her international fashion brand; The cheap sunscreens dermatologists actually use.
Plastic shoes are trending–but are they bad for your health?; 25-year-old MIT grad gets millions to build algorithm-inspired fashion brand to make fast fashion even….faster!; Walmart and Lord & Taylor ready for new web store rollout (Here’s what to expect from the partnership); Lululemon launches swim collection; Louis Vuitton unveils first-ever men’s fragrance; Tiffany & Co’s newest spokesperson is a male rapper.
Weed-based beauty products could be worth a lot of green?; Rockport shoe company files for bankruptcy; Rodan + Fields faces another lawsuit over eyelash enhancer as P&G battle looms; How young is too young for a first perfume; What working w/a personal shopper is like; Why Victoria’s Secret is now the “Sears of Brassieres”; Project Runway returning to Bravo; Cigarette merch taking over streetwear scene; ‘Hazardous’ bum rip trousers causing confusion and outrage online; Royal wedding swimsuits – viral…
Rihanna drops anticipated lingerie line but fashion fans left fuming…long wait times, extended wait times, more extended wait times…website refresh…and whah–start again?; Amber Heard is new face of L’Oréal Paris; Disney & Coach put dark twist on iconic fairy tales; Sephora – launching clean beauty category that’s free of certain unwanted ingredients; The $11,500 dream bag celebrities can’t stop carrying; Top trends in non-surgical cosmetic procedures; America’s newest beauty billionaire; Twiggy, still in fashion.
Retail: Is the beauty industry ‘Amazon-proof’?; Big shot shareholders going after Wilhelmina Models; Cult Gaia, the brand behind Instagram’s favorite basket bag, making foray into footwear; Lady Gaga reportedly launching makeup line called Haus Beauty; Dr. Barbara Sturm, the woman behind the now famous “vampire facial”, has “bottled the fountain of youth”; Goldman stuck w/Burberry shares after billionaire sale.
Crocs finds its cool again–sales up despite 150 store closures; Burberry sues Target over iconic check print; Neutrogena responds to backlash after claims that its towelettes burned customers’ skin; How shopping experience at TJ Maxx and Ross Stores compare; What happens to your skin during chemical peel; Everything you ever wanted to know about fake eyelashes…