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Valentino Beauty is coming
Your prayers to the makeup gods have been answered: Valentino Beauty is coming! Designed by creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli, it’s meant to be all about “uniqueness, extravagance and experimentation”. First and foremost, the line will debut an impressive 50 foundation shades, 40 lipstick shades in refillable cases, and various “multi-use, multi-finish products” that allow freedom of expression. The collection will be unveiled on May 31 and will launch globally in August. We can’t wait to see the packaging!
Let Maeve Reilly dress you
Super stylist Maeve Reilly helped turn Hailey Bieber, Megan Fox and the D’Amelio sisters into true style stars, and now you can take a page from her playbook. is associated with Wishi, the personal style platform co-founded by Karla Welch. Starting at noon today, customers can book a “Wishi Mini” session with Reilly for $40 (two style boards, 1:1 chat, personalized mood board, two reviews, styling tips, and Beauty) or a “Wishi Major” for $90 (five moodboards/overhauls for a total style refresh, closet cleanout, or image overhaul.) Download the Wishi app or visit Wishi.me for more details.
Prabal Gurung partners with Etsy
Prabal Gurung, responsible for Vice President Kamala Harris’ gorgeous peach suit last night, just launched his bridal line, and now the designer is helping you organize your home. The New York-based talent was named the first entrant in Etsy’s 2021 Creator Collaboration program. The initiative connects brands and industry figures with talented Etsy sellers to co-create unique items. Gurung’s limited-edition home decor offering includes items from 12 independent stores, all inspired by his life as a global nomad. Take a look and prepare your wishlist below.
Tiffany & Co. presents engagement rings for men
Times change. Tiffany & Co. has created a collection of engagement rings designed for men, a first in its 180-year history. The reveal is made this weekend exclusively in WSJ. Magazine. According to a statement from the publication, the Charles Tiffany Setting is a collection of solitaire rings for men featuring prominent round brilliant and emerald-cut diamonds measuring up to 4.3 carats. You can find out more in the magazine when it hits newsstands Saturday, May 1.
Shop for a Cause at the First-Ever Madison Avenue Block Party
Here’s a date for your diaries: Next Thursday, May 6, from 3-6 p.m., the Founders are coming together for the first-ever Madison Avenue Block Party, which will benefit the Central Park Conservancy Women’s Committee and shelter and essential services provider Win . Participating stores along the famous shopping street (think: Bandier, LoveShackFancy, Veronica Beard, La Ligne, Lingua Franca, etc.) will donate 10% of profits to these organizations. The initiative will see in-store activations, designer visits and refreshments offered to customers. Good shopping!
The Madewell app is here
Music to the ears of Madewell fans, the brand is now easier to shop than ever with the arrival of its app. The app has Insider program users in mind, with a loyalty program, in-app benefits, early access, exclusive offers, local event information and, of course, mobile ordering. It’s time to stock up on summer essentials!
Bleach London is coming to the United States
It’s East London meets West Coast—Bleach London is opening a salon in Los Angeles and launching its home dye collection via an all-new web platform for US shoppers. The cult brand’s arrival in La La Land comes after the sale of an at-home bleach kit every 15 seconds (!) during lockdown last year. The women-founded company, which counts Georgia May Jagger as an early investor, is currently recruiting for positions at its new site. Hmmm… do we want to go peach or pink for the season?