Michael's Salon and Spa in Dayton, OH recently put together a collection featuring some of this year's trendiest special occasion hairstyles. The collection includes everything from undone long hairstyles with loose sexy waves to shorter elegant styles with fun 80's influence.Click through to see more images from the Special Occasion collection!
[Credits - Designer: Brittany Havens Model: Valarie Koch] [pagebreak]
[Credits - Designer: Ashley O’Dell Model: Bree Mockabee] [pagebreak]
Paul Mitchell Australia’s Kobi Bokshish explores the concept of complementary forces in his latest collection. Flip through to see gorgeous photos from the collection![pagebreak] [pagebreak] [pagebreak] [pagebreak] [pagebreak]
Stylist Rebecca Taylor partnered with florist Chloe Winchester, owner of Supposey in Pensacola, Florida, to create the spring hair collection, Bloom. Shedding the cold and drab of winter, the collection is inspired by warm spring weather. The hair pieces were created using an imaginative combination of synthetic hair, chicken wire, spray paint and spray adhesive. In the spirit of the collection's theme, the gowns were made of elements of live flowers.
Visions Salon and Spa, the Saskatoon, Canada based headquarter salon for Surface Hair Care, recently debuted a new photo shoot entitled “Classic Glamour." “Every photo shoot we do begins with a vision” said Visions Salons and Spa Manager, Jackie Yochim. “An artful interpretation of today’s hottest trends, expressed with beautiful, fresh, modern hairstyles, accented by interesting and on-point fashion styling.”
Matija Ptić, stylist at Green Deco Salon in Zagreb, Croatia, was inspired by nature and natural materials, jute and art deco in creating the Deco Nature collection. For the collection, Ptić kept the models' hair natural-looking with a romantic flair, adorned with unique, handmade jute and jute rope hats and ornaments.Click through to see more images from the stunning collection. [pagebreak]
Carlos Vidal, Creative Director of LAKMÉ, was inspired by the 1950’s when creating the Glamour Collection, relying on notions of sensuality, elegance and sophistication. Vidal blended fantasy and sophistication with touches of Fifties glamour for an overall look that commands attention. Using "Tie & Dye" and Balayage coloring techniques, Vidal was able to create a range of natural tones from light blonde to mahogany brown.
Affinage’s latest color collection celebrates the beauty and wonder of the northern lights.
Last February, Intercoiffure members Michael Schuh, Bob Mione, David Kinigson and Michael Angelo united together to participate in a combined photo shoot in Boca Raton, Florida. Photographer Michael Schuh, owner of Michael's Salon and Spa located in Dayton, Ohio, as well as talented clothing designer Rosaura Sias Pipenburg, also collaborated on the shoot.
Hairstyles, like fashions, come and go as each new generation tries to break away from what came before. Over the past century, hair has evolved drastically, with certain looks mimicking those of a previous era while others are truly new and innovative. Of these styles, some prominently stand out, both because of their ingenuity as well as their connection to cultural change and revolution. From women's suffrage to the Civil Rights Movement to personal identity, hair has served as a reflection of society and forward progress.
Andis is releasing its first styling series, the American Legacy collection, featuring looks that can be achieved with the company’s clippers and trimmers and highlighting six hair makeovers of people who work at the company. Andis educators Kenny Duncan and Jason Potchen, created the Classic Taper on Anel from machine shop, a Crop and Pixie on Shirley and Jenny both from assembly, a Classic Side Part on John from shipping, the Fauxhawk on social media expert Travis (below) and the South of France on Riko from machine shop.