After three decades of breakneck growth that steered China into becoming the second largest economy in the world, the country has now descended into steady economic unrest. What started of as feeble whispers anticipating the crash of the Chinese economy has become a central point of concern for investors and brands across the world.
Westman Atelier is one of many celebrity makeup artist brands that have entered the marketplace in recent years, including Charlotte Tilbury and Pat McGrath Labs. On Thursday, the brand launched an e-commerce site featuring the full assortment of six-products, including brushes, blushes and a foundation stick. Additionally, Westman Atelier has hired Catherine Piercy, former Vogue beauty director, and Lindsay Freeman to oversee creative content and digital and e-commerce strategy, respectively, for the brand.
Period underwear brand Thinx is partnering with Nordstrom to bring its signature underwear the retailer’s online and physical stores.
The summit will consist of networking opportunities like meeting with other brand founders, hearing from Credo Beauty’s own investors and learning from experts about clean beauty. Additionally, it will be used an opportunity to help brands understand the necessary steps required in order to adhere to Credo’s new clean beauty guidelines.
Lulus wants to give fast fashion a better name. The 23-year-old, California-based fashion company has largely avoided the backlash of fellow trend-chasing brands by taking a data-driven approach to buying. Each of the 50 styles hitting its site daily goes through a rigorous testing process, ensuring it sells.
On this week’s episode of The Glossy Beauty Podcast, Glossy beauty editor Priya Rao sits down with Laura Slatkin, founder and executive chairman of Nest Fragrances, to talk about the brand’s beginnings, its expansion into new categories and its plan to turn fragrances into a lifestyle. Below are excerpts from the conversation, edited for clarity.
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