The British luxury trend company, produced in 2008 by Portuguese billionaire José Neves, acquired previously this 12 months Los Angeles cult splendor retailer Violet Grey with an eye on growing into a new classification. On April 20, Farfetch introduced its magnificence market by posting far more than 100 status attractiveness manufacturers on its e-commerce platform. The manufacturers address skin treatment, makeup, hair, fragrance, bath and physique, and effectively-remaining.
Additional from WWD
Holli Rogers, Farfetch’s main manufacturer officer, explained Los Angeles was the perfect spot for a start bash. “We have been concentrating on the U.S. in common for promoting this yr,” mentioned the Texas native who now lives in London where by Farfetch is headquartered. “We have a actually sturdy consumer base here.”
She said fashion prospects were asking that Farfetch turn into much more of a a single-cease store area exactly where they could obtain higher-stop clothing and splendor products and solutions.
The Schindler Dwelling, with its avant-garde architecture style, was the great location for launching anything new. It was intended in the early 1920s by renowned architect Rudolph Schindler who established some thing exclusive at the time with the house’s spare concrete partitions and sliding wood and glass panels connecting to the outside landscaped region.
On hand at the get together was Cassandra Gray, who started out Violet Gray some nine many years ago, as nicely as her lover, Samantha Ronson, a DJ and musician. January Jones, who put in quite a few many years on the “Mad Men” Tv set series, was there with her mother, Karen Jones.
Also attending had been associates of the Farfetch magnificence world wide collective, a community of model founders, sector authorities and creatives to help Fartfetch get a new solution to beauty. Some of people collective members ended up hairstylist Jawara, actor and skateboarder Nico Hiraga and drag artist Violet Chachki.
Start Gallery: Inside Farfetch’s Magnificence Launch Celebration
Very best of WWD