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NYFW Hair: Edgy Twists by Aveda at Ann Yee
Aveda Guest Artist Jon Reyman created a "bold, worldly look: edgy twists married to a textured faux fringe" for the Ann Yee FW14 Presentation at New York Fashion Week. Inspired by the modern nomad, Yee was "mesmerized by the notion of an urban dweller with an adventurous spirit and non-conformist perspective."
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 1:56pm
NYFW Hair: Fly-Away Texture by Aveda at Public School
Aveda Global Artistic Director for Hair Styling, Allen Ruiz created "fly-away texture" for Public School’s Fall/Winter 2014 Collection. Says Ruiz, “I took inspiration from the layered elements in the line. The off-center, uneven part makes it purposely less than perfect. I brought texture back into the hair by layering products to 'mess it up' and enhance movement."
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 1:44pm
Backstage Beauty: Lela Rose Fall 2014
Food and fashion join together in happy harmony at Lela Rose, where the esoteric inspiration for this season’s white, gold and silver collection is Spanish Catalan chef Ferran Adrià. World-famous for his innovative use of texture and molecular gastronomy, he sketches every dish before creating it to ensure consistent mastery.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 1:13pm
Backstage Beauty: Christian Siriano Fall 2014
Let’s not sugarcoat it—Fashion Week is one of the most hectic, frenzied and chaotic weeks for designers, stylists, models, photographers and editors. But, it’s also one of the most exhilarating. Still, things can change at a moment’s notice and throw anyone off their game. At Christian Siriano, Sebastian Professional lead hairstylist Anthony Cole is nothing but calm, cool and collected even though the hair design did a 180-degree earlier in the morning. “We started with a dry, off-the-face wave, but as we were doing it we thought it was getting too literal.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 12:50pm
NYFW Hair: Locker Room Cool by Eugene Souleiman for Wella Professionals at Jerem
This season, the hair look at the Jeremy Scott show in New York broke away from fantasy and moved towards a fresh fashion look. The collection, described by stylist Eugene Souleiman as a take on “sportswear with a suggestion of lingerie,” called for a “racy, after the gym” hairstyle.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 12:17pm
The IBX Buzz at ISSE Long Beach
Though the buzz and curiosity about IBX started to spread at the beginning of January, Famous Names kept priorities focused on the United States domestic launch of IBX at the International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach, California.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 11:59am
NYFW Hair: Rolled Up-dos by Antonio Corral Calero for Moroccanoil at DELPOZO
The DELPOZO Fall/Winter 2014 collection at New York Fashion Week was inspired by the geometric post-cubist art of Duilio Bernabé and the futuristic 1960’s novel, Logans Run.Drawing from these elements, stylist Antonio Corral Calero, Moroccanoil Artistic Director, created elegant, futuristic looking, rolled up-dos for the show. “The hair is beautiful, strong and dramatic,” said Calero, “and was inspired by the designer’s vision of Italian artist Duilio Barnabé. The looks are smooth, sleek, asymmetrical and highlight pure, rounded geometrical form."
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 11:42am
NYFW Hair: Vibrant, Feminine Styles by Peter Gray for Moroccanoil at Badgley Mis
Designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka describe the inspiration behind their Fall 2014 collection, stating that “Fall is all about a polished textured glamour with a modern edge that translates seamlessly from day into evening. The fabrics, palette and embellishment are inspired by the romance and opulence of turn-of-the-century Vienna, specifically the artistic movements of Gustav Klimt and Josef Hoffmann.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 11:14am
NYFW Hair: Tibetan Braids by Amit Abraham for L’Oréal Professionnel at Bibhu Mo
Inspired by Tibet, the Bibhu Mohapatra Fall 2014 collection channels the culture, landscapes and strength of the region’s spirituality. The richness of Tibetan culture was reflected in the graphically embellished collection, from silver and gold encrusted gowns to linear prints. Said designer Mohapatra, “Because I drew inspiration from generations of women of Tibet and their lives, I wanted the hair to be a combination of graphic lines and tribal braids."
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 10:55am
NYFW Hair: Couture Ponytails by Didier Malige for René Furterer at Reem Acra
From shimmering sequins and iridescent feathers to plush platinum panné velvet to crystal, gold and platinum embroidery, every last exquisite detail of Reem Acra’s stunning Fall 2014 collection was an invitation to be transported to all the mysteries and romance of Midnight in Paris. As for the journey that led to the concept, “It takes time to get inspired,” said Reem Acra. “I went to Paris, like I always do, thinking about the collection. My theme was French. My theme was dark. When I got there it was already midnight.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 10:40am