Aveda Artistic Director for Textured Hair, Tippi Shorter, found inspiration from her own nomadic lifestyle in order to create the travel-weathered, windblown textures at her presentation, Nomad: Aveda Congress 2013. The looks ranged from wash-and-go hair to sets to blow dry finishes. As one of the most sought-after textured hair experts in the beauty and entertainment industries, Shorter and her all-star team of stylists used the show to highlight how to transform curly, wavy and cooly hair into a series of perfectly-crafted textures.
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 3:45pm
As a self-proclaimed "Japanophile," Aveda Global Artistic Director for Hair Cutting, Ricardo Dinis revealed that the inspiration behind his East-meets-West Aveda Congress 2013 presentation was the shape of the traditional Japanese kimono. Dinis especially emphasized the triangular shape of the kimono's sleeves by creating graphic, angled haircuts that featured strong lines and a mixture of male and female cutting techniques in order to create androgynous shapes.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 2:19pm
The Cutting Council Presentation at ICA showed off short crops and vibrant colors in unique, fun styles. See our video of the presentation below!
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 2:56pm
L'Oreal Professionnel took the runway by storm this year with a Parisian-themed presentation, complete with bold, beautiful hair, at Intercoiffure. Check out our clip from the presentation in the video below!
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 2:39pm
Gold pipe cleaners used in hair? Yes! L’Oreal Professionnel Team Member Pepper Pastor walks you through her labyrinthine hairstyle for L’Oreal Professionnel’s Intercoiffure 2013 presentation, “Afternoon in Paris.” See her description of this unique, metallic look in the video below!
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 4:36pm
ICA Creative Director Belinda Gambuzza and Sonya Dove tasked six salons in Canada and the U.S. with meeting the challenge of patterned hair color. The results are breathtaking in their presentation, "Past Perfect, Future Unknown." See Belinda and Sonya describe their inspiration for the beautiful presentation in the video below.
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 3:02pm
The Privé Design Team led by master stylist Laurent Dufourg did a record number of shows at Style Fashion Week in Los Angeles this week. Launchpad’s Editor at Large Marianne Dougherty went backstage yesterday to watch the team prepare for the first show of the day, which featured three designers: Tina Marie, Silvia Bours and Cristina Nitopi. Dufourg’s son Chelby, who is Director of Education, gave her the lowdown on the three disparate looks. Let’s start with CrisTina NiToPi where the models sported very textured 1940s rolls but with a modern twist.
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 7:02pm
Can't attend Paul Mitchell's Gathering at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas? Watch it streamed LIVE at PMGATHERING.COM, August 12 and 13. The Grand Opening Show starts August 12 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET, and the Closing Ceremony airs August 13 at 3:45 PT / 6:45 ET.
[Video courtesy of Paul Mitchell]
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 5:41pm
Check out the Penrose Academy runway show at the Millennium Experience!
Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 1:41pm
Led by Antoinette Beenders, a seasoned Aveda New York Fashion Week stylist, the Aveda team provides hairstyling for two high profile fashion presentations in Tokyo (May 20) and Hong Kong (May 23), showcasing Stella’s autumn collection to a high-profile audience of 250 VIP media, influencers and celebrities. Local styling teams from Japan and Hong Kong are also supporting the core team. Aveda Global Creative Director Antoinette Beenders styled 'effortless' modern tails and modern androgyny looks for the Stella McCartney Fall/Winter 2013 collection.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 4:36pm