Gucci has sparked rumors that it is set to turn its attention to the beauty sector.The luxury Italian fashion house, which is part of the Kering conglomerate, has unveiled a new Instagram account, @guccibeauty.
The augmented beauty app has teamed up with the fashion house Flying Solo NYC on an AR beauty concept bringing users live front row coverage from 70 indie designers and backstage hair and makeup footage.
On Monday, Debenhams unveiled two major beauty initiatives as part of its aim “to strengthen its position as a leader in premium beauty,” But most media focused on news that it has brought in restructuring advisors KPMG.
Swedish beauty tech firm Foreo has made what it claims is a “giant leap” forward in personalised skincare, unveiling the “smartest and smallest beauty coach, the AI enabled smart facial cleansing device, the Luna fofo.”
The beauty retailer reported strong income and revenue growth in the second quarter and first half of fiscal 2018 on Thursday, with e-commerce leading sales increases across skincare, fragrance and mass cosmetics.