Victoria's Secret is still hot, hot, hot, but now it's at least as sweaty as it is sex-related. The brand that has been watched by men for decades now stands on its own as a separate - and significantly revamped - company. The business has been separated from its L Brands sibling Bath & Body Works after activist investors accused it of overshadowing the value of the personal care brand and after a failed sale to private equity firm Sycamore Partners last year.
While this year’s Met gala invited attendees to—first and foremost—contemplate American fashion, no look was complete without an expertly calibrated beauty look. The theme, “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” and exhibition embody themes of joy, rebellion, and nostalgia—feelings that were mirrored in the myriad hair and makeup looks tonight.