At Vanesa Bruno's SS14 Paris Fashion Week Collection, models sported a raw, cool, urban surfer look - perfectly imperfect. Eugene Souleiman, Global Creative Director for Wella Professionals, "wanted to create a look where texture played a leading part, where the imperfections of nature are celebrated rather than disguised." The resulting hair look had a dual quality to it: hair was blow dried straight and tucked behind the ears in the front; the back featured very low ponytail, so low it was almost missed at first glance, for a deliberately broken-up feel to the back.
Stylist Sascha Breuer created a retro up do for Kate at the Qingdao Oriental Movie Metropolis Launch Ceremony in China. Here’s how to recreate the look:
The S/S’14 DKNY show, which celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the brand, was the perfect opening of the show season for Eugene Souleiman, Global Creative Director, Wella Professionals, who created a stylish classic look, much like the collection itself.
For Spring 2014, Peter Som describes the collection concept as “surf style meets downtown”. The collection is full of iconic sportswear pieces—sweatshirt, moto jacket—and plays with the juxtaposition of menswear and women wear coming together. Peter Som’s signature print/pattern mix can still be found this season with digitized prints, graphic florals, and stripes. Peter Som’s aesthetic is well-known as classic clothing, with an eclectic twist—Surf style goes below 14th Street. The Look: Contradicting Tension
Anthony Cress, Texture Category winner at the 2013 North American Hairstyling Awards, shares his tips for achieving success as a stylist. "First comes passion, then comes skill, and finally speed, in that order,” says Cress. He divides his time between Studio 4 Salon, The Harlot Salon in Venice, Ca, and editorial work for print, film and runway. “It’s important to treat what we do as a craft and an art form, stay passionate about what you do and progression, evolution, and success will come naturally."
With diabetes unfortunately on the rise, more and more stylists are faced with the life-threatening disease everyday. Knowing this, Wella North America's CEO Reuben Carranza stepped in and created Hope Is In Style, a yearlong campaign that connects the salon community with the City of Hope in the fight against diabetes. To date, the program has helped generate $1.5 million for research and treatment all for the City of Hope.
Beauty Launchpad congratulates the 2013 Wella North America TrendVision winners! On Friday July 19, 2013 contestants from the United States and Canada and top hair professionals from across North America came together for an unforgettable evening at The Mirage Hotel and Casino. Close to 2,000 attendees cheered for finalists competing for the Gold, Silver and Bronze in each of the Student, Young Talent and Color categories.
Wella Professionals is thrilled to welcome Jennifer J., owner of Juan Juan Salons in Los Angeles, as the new Celebrity Color Ambassador! As one of the most sought-after celebrity hair colorists, Jennifer has quickly become known as an innovator in the industry, always on the edge of all things ‘color’, she is con
Congratulations, Fabio Sementilli! Reuben Carranza, CEO of Wella North America, today announced the promotion of Sementilli to the post of Vice President of Education. In his new role, Sementilli will report directly to Carranza and lead the North American Education organization for Wella, the Salon Professional Division of P&G.
Congratulations to the 61 U.S. Semi-Finalists! Over 900 stylists entered this year’s North American Trend Vision Competition!
STAY TUNED! FINALISTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED JUNE 11TH 2013Finalists will compete in Las Vegas on July 19th at the Trend Vision Competition & Awards. A showcase of inspiration, talent and finalists expertise!
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