Fernbrook partnered with Frédéric Fekkai, the renowned French luxury beauty entrepreneur, to repurchase his namesake brand, Fekkai Brands, and capitalize on synergies with Bastide, a brand he purchased 2015. Through the combination of Fekkai Brands and Bastide, Frédéric aims to create a global prestige beauty and personal care platform.
Glamsquad is a female-driven, on-demand, app-based beauty provider delivering professional and affordable hair, makeup, and nails services to the home, office, hotel, or wherever one may be. Glamsquad is now partnering with CVS Health for in-store beauty services, further augmenting its nationwide at-home service offering. The brand has also launched its own line of high-powered hair care products.
Otherland is a home fragrance and beauty startup that has reinvented the candle for the mass market. Through beautiful, recyclable packaging and personalization, Otherland links art, poetry, and culture to its candles. Distributed DTC at a higher quality/lower price point model, Otherland is bridging a gap within the candle industry.
Female-led Swivel Beauty is a marketplace platform connecting textured hair women with vetted hair stylists, all via an app. Swivel enables women to seamlessly discover and book stylists for their individual hair type and desired style. Swivel creates stickiness for stylists and consumers through platform features and community engagement.
type:A makes safe + high-performance deodorant that brings #cleanbeauty to the mainstream and empowers consumers to lead healthier lives without sacrifice. Transparency and product safety are core to the type:A brand. type:A’s patent-pending formula features exclusive sweat-activated technology is carefully crafted to be 100% non-toxic using only naturally derived or safe synthetic ingredients.
Violet Grey is the prestige beauty marketplace. Part luxury editorial and part e-commerce, Violet Grey provides an insider’s glimpse into the rarefied world of Hollywood beauty. Through a curated, editorially driven online shopping destination and brick & mortar store on Melrose Place, visitors are presented with a carefully edited selection of the beauty industry’s best products.
Celebrity makeup artist Gucci Westman and husband, David Neville, former executive and co-founder of Rag & Bone, have developed a clean makeup brand that is core to Gucci’s minimalist and clean ethos. The line currently has six products and three brushes. Gucci’s vision for Westman Atelier is “consciously crafted beauty.” Her products offer part natural ingredients and part clean, innovative synthetics.