Last year, beauty giant Sephora rolled out one of its biggest launches to date — and it had nothing to do with pushing the newest liquid lipstick or must-have highlighter. This time last year, the prestige retailer introduced Sephora Accelerate, a program that offers support and mentorship to female entrepreneurs in the beauty space. On Wednesday, the company announced plans to expand the program by unveiling an open application process for beauty businesses in two new, thoroughly modern categories: sustainability and technology.
"With sustainability and tech particularly, we're very client-driven so we worry about our customers and just what they are concerned about," states Corrie Conrad, Sephora's Mind of Social Impact. "We have seen the chance to stay an engaged and innovative leader on of individuals fronts." Unlike last year's admission process, that was solely via invitation, the procedure for that two new groups is available to all applicants with the Sephora Accelerate website with the finish from the month.
In the inaugural year, Sephora Accelerate provided greater than 300 hrs of mentorship and helped its top class of female entrepreneurs build their companies, even securing retail partnerships for four budding brands. "I believe our reason for inspiring fearlessness and feminine empowerment has resonated so authentically," stated Conrad. "Should you take a look at our clientele, nearly all are women - it's building from our previous ongoing dedication to [gender] diversity at work.Inch
Furthermore, Sephora is expanding Courses of instruction for Confidence, the retailer's schedule of complimentary in-store classes made to empower women facing major existence transitions, for example unemployment or severe illness. In 2016, nearly 2,000 participants attended greater than 200 beauty courses of instruction for 2017, Sephora is wishing to obtain time to 100,000. Next spring, the LVMH-owned store will introduce a brand new nationwide course, Brave Beauty when confronted with Cancer, made to offer makeup advice to with females coping with cancer. (The program was created with a focus number of Sephora employees who have been cancer survivors.) "It isn't about just selling skincare or makeup," Conrad informs me. "We are selling beauty items and the objective of inspiring fearlessness. [That] may be the 'why' of the items we all do and there's an chance to interact with this atmosphere and community."
WANT Les Essentiels takes to the Canadian Center for Architecture and Montreal Botanic Gardens for its spring-summer 2017 campaign. Model Malik Lindo fronts the outing, linking up with photographer, Mathieu Fortin. Stylist Marianne Dubreuil outfits the Elite Toronto model in a sleek wardrobe that accents WANT Les Essentiels’ latest accessories and footwear.
Approaching the season with a global perspective, WANT Les Essentiels’ textile narrative is informed by the nomad. Linen, suede, leather, and nubuck come together for a selection, which features backpacks, tote bags, briefcases, and more. WANT Les Essentiels also offers refined footwear options, which include its Marcos loafer and Lennon sneakers.
WANT LES ESSENTIELS SPRING/SUMMER 2017 CAMPAIGNModel Malik Lindo wears WANT Les Essentiels’ suede shoes, which complement the brand’s leather briefcase.WANT Les Essentiels updates its Kastrup backup with suede and linen.
A smart vision, Malik Lindo sports WANT Les Essentiels’ messenger bag and dress shoes.Season standouts for WANT Les Essentiels range from the brand’s chic tote to a pair of leather loafers.
The Tori Praver swimwear resort 2017 collection has been released and it’s already available for purchase at Neiman Marcus, Shopbop and Revolve Clothing. Having chosen Emma Stern Nielsen as the face of their lookbook, the impact is nice. The location is unmistakably beautiful, shot in Milos, Greece by photographer Cameron Hammond.
The gathering is stunning and will also be flattering on lots of different people when worn right. The variation of options offered from prints to pastels is excellent, creating plenty of choices to select from. Fortunately you can even find one-piece swimsuits, in addition to bikinis, even trendy high-waisted options.
A few of the most adorable pieces within the collection are really the prints. Bold colors will be cute, but prints would be the finest method to accentuate a cut and shape. The Tori Praver Daniela Bikini top is among my top picks using the bold stripes developing a print much like chevron around the bikini top contrasting using the vertical lines from the bottom band.
I'm not an enormous fan of florals, however the Tori Praver Adriana bikini top and Cristina bottom will also be great. The contrast from the floral print around the black background is excellent, but same with the Olivia bikini top too. It features a fun light colored print and apparent texture.
They even included options for cover-ups like the Tori Praver Lana Romper. It is lightly colored and looks beautiful over the Milos background. The Odelle dress is also super cute, lightweight and floating. In all fairness the very sporty Sabina bikini top and Gemma bottom are a muted yellow that still manages to be bright, but it looks like it would be perfect for a great game of beach volleyball.
Of the options offered, one of the most fun is the Tori Praver Eloise top, with a clear duality that is a lot of fun to see and flattering to wear. Stripes are a big part of the patterns showing up in the Elena one piece, the rich red with a ruffled deep V-neckline and the chevron print one-piece was also flattering thanks to the orientation of the print.
The Tori Praver swimwear resort 2017 collection is overall an enjoyable and vibrant one which cleverly includes a number of different textures as well as cut-outs in some instances. The bikini using the high-waisted brief features several textures such as the cutouts around the sides to have an added little bit of veterans administration veterans administration voom. The matching top is clearly made to work just like a push-up, that is a flattering option for several women.
Within this collection the main focus wasn't around the tiniest utilization of material possible, allowing the most sexy swimsuits possible but instead clearly it had been about presenting well-rounded options which were chic and trendy yet still be ideal for the shore. The Tori Praver swimwear resort 2017 collection showcases a lot of choices for the shore.
Photos courtesy of Tori Praver
Winter may be here, but that does not mean that you have to ditch color. Using its most recent trend guide, J. Crew spotlights vibrant styles ideal for putting on underneath oversized jackets. Model Anais Mali seems within the ‘Looks We Love’ feature. From smart blazers to cozy sweaters and distressed jeans, these statement pieces are ideal for whenever. Combined with crossbody bags and flats, get chic in J. Crew’s new arrivals.?
J. CREW ‘LOOKS WE LOVE’ DECEMBER 2016 LOOKBOOKJ. Crew Double-Breasted Blazer in Italian Made of woll with Satin Lapel, Thomas Mason for J. Crew Boy Shirtand Toothpick Jean in Clanton WashJ. Crew Ruffle-Sleeve Top in Neon Zoysia Check, Vintage Crop Jean in Rhodes Wash, Mike Sunglassesand Signet Bag in Italian Leopard-Printed Calf HairJ. Crew Fair Isle Turtleneck Sweater, J. Crew Collection Cigarette Pant in Heavy Shantung, Italian Silk Square Scarf in Soft Peony Paisley Print, Oversized Very Earrings and Sadie Ankle-Strap Flats in VelvetJ. Crew Textured Polka Us dot Raglan Sweatshirt, Brushed Scarf with Polka Dots and Silver Sequin SkirtJ. Crew Collection Polka-Us dot Lady Jacket with Ruffle Chiffon Trim, Selvedge Chambray Shirt, Point Sur Shorditch Straight Jean with Walked Hem, Small Rider Bag in Italian Calf Hair and Sadie Ankle-Strap Flats in Velvet?
Just when we thought the color pink was already ubiquitous in the fashion branding world, this past fashion month has solidified its continued omnipresence through spring 2017. It started with New York Fashion Week, when we noticed the hue was an ongoing trend among designers, and in London, the popular shade made a number of runway appearances, as well. By the time we arrived in Milan, Alessandro Michele's latest collection for Gucci took place within an all-pink-everything boudoir, from the set's carpet and ottomans to the hazy lighting.
Finally, in Paris, pink still reigned, especially at Valentino, where Pierpaolo Piccioli presented his first-ever collection as the sole creative director for the major fashion house. With so many designers thinking pink, we've pretty much considered the color a neutral.
From a pretty pastel and highlighter hue to a glittery version and a bold, berry tone, see fashion's favorite color in nearly every varying shade as you click through the gallery below.