Lorde’s New Store Carries Seven Brands And That’s Enough For Founder Rachel Williams
Lorde stocks just enough to keep customers enthralled and satisfied at its new store in Grand Rapids, Mich. Only seven brands are showcased in the store’s 1,000-square-foot space — Sappho Cosmetics, African Botanics, Jenny Patinkin, Omorovicza, Gressa Skin, Oille and Lily Lolo — and owner Rachel Williams is content not adding more ...
Sfumato Fragrances Serves Up Scents And Stiff Drinks At New Detroit Location
Sfumato Fragrances commingles smell and taste at its new Detroit perfumery-cum-pub. The intimate 650-square-foot space in the garden level of a Gothic Victorian mansion sells scents by day and serves cocktails at night that pair with the brand’s fragrances. The location even contains so-called Murphy tables, which are diurnal fragrance displays that disappear into ...
Essential Apothecary Alchemist Showcases Carefully Crafted Products In A Small Seattle Shop
Essential Apothecary Alchemist founder Kate Poole is coming out of her shell at the brand’s quaint new shop in Seattle. “I’m hoping the storefront gives me a little bit more legitimacy I suppose. It puts the brand more out in the public. I tend to hide a bit,” she says. “I’m introverted, but I’m ...
J. Crew Catches The Indie Beauty Bug
What goes better with a J. Crew blazer than a swipe of bright lipstick and perfectly polished nails? The proprietor of preppy is completing women’s outfits by moving into makeup, skincare and nail lacquers, a rite of retail passage of sorts lately as clothing stores fight for incremental sales and foot traffic in the ...
Dallas Studio EcoBlend Therapies Takes A Big Picture Approach to Skincare
Former Acure president Amy Halman has settled into an intimate setting at studio EcoBlend Therapies to have frank skincare discussions with clients. “It doesn’t matter what moisturizer or cosmetic you buy, nothing is going to work if you’re not connecting your skin to your body. You can’t only worry about the topicals. You have ...
Clean Beauty Mart Swiftly Builds A Surprisingly Strong Business In L.A.
Oliver Ifergan, a hairdresser with an appetite for entrepreneurial endeavors, ventured into clean beauty as a literal side project, transforming a 600-square-foot space adjacent to his Beverly Hills salon OliverLaurent into Clean Beauty Mart. Within a few weeks, the side project turned into a major business opportunity. “A month ago, I ...