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NYFW Get the Look: Three Spectacular Styles at NOBLE by Maranda
At the NOBLE by William Rast New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015 presentation, attendees were treated to more than just a fashion show, but Queen of the Night's spectacle of dance, aerial and acrobatics, with hair fitting for the scene. Lead stylist Maranda created three looks using KEVIN.MURPHY products.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 11:45am
NYFW Get the Look: Shiny Sirens at Michael Costello by Linh Nguyen
Designer Michael Costello presented his Spring/Summer 2015 Collection with hair by lead artist, Linh Nguyen for CHI Hair Care. Michael Costello is an American Couture Fashion Designer of Greek and Italian descent. He was featured on Project Runway season 8, finishing in 4th place, and he was a Project Runway All-Star season 1 finalist. Lead hair stylist Linh Nguyen created a sophisticated shiny/wet look at the front/top with a sleek finish to the back for a more high-end result. Said Nguyen, “The collection is very clean and polished using a lot of textiles.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 11:34am
NYFW Get the Look: Backstage with essie at Naeem Khan
To complement the Naeem Khan Spring/Summer 2015 line, Julie Kandalec for essie created a nail look to represent the "Naeem Khan girl" — elegant and done up, but not too glamorous. She used fiji, a creamy pale pink shade, on both the hands and feet to perfectly match the overall vibe of the collection. Get the Look:1. Apply first base base coat to clean, filed nails.2. Next, apply two coats of fiji.3. Follow with good to go top coat.[Images courtesy of BPCM PR]
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 11:27am
NYFW Get the Look: Backstage with essie at Sophie Theallet
Inspired by the island vibe of Sophie Theallet’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection, Julie Kandalec for essie created a negative space double French tip nail using fiji and turquoise and caicos for the hands. To bring together the overall look, she used one coat of mademoiselle on the toes.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 11:16am
NYFW Get the Look: Backstage with essie at Jenny Packham
Jenny Packham took inspiration from style icon Marilyn Monroe for her Spring/Summer 2015 runway show. To complement the rainbow colored collection, Michelle Saunders for essie created a youthful red-orange nail by using two coats of geranium on both the hands and feet. Get the Look:1. Apply first base base coat.2. Next, apply two coats of geranium.3. Follow with good to go top coat.[Images courtesy of BPCM PR]
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 11:07am
Beauty News: Andis Adds Three to Education Team
Andis Company is enhancing its education team with the addition of three new hair professionals: Sean Casey, Renee Chamberlain and Dave Diggs.“Adding these talented and respected educators will help Andis enhance our all-star team of educators and meet the increasing demand for clipper education in the beauty industry. Each brings his or her own unique flair and skill sets to deliver the very best content for hair professionals,” says Aileen Nunez, Andis international manager of education and style.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:56am
NYFW Get the Look: Pops of Color at Badgley Mischka by Peter Gray
The inspiration behind Badgley Mischka's Spring/Summer 2015 collection revolved around the idea of "Marie Antoinette in the East Village – the Park Avenue Princess in rebellion with a sexy and funky downtown style." To complement the collection, Peter Gray for Moroccanoil created a hair look that alluded to the "next generation" of Park Avenue - sexy, tough and funky hair with a “dirty” texture and loose, just-woke-up waves.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:39am
Inspired by the modern-day woman, Redken Creative Consultant Guido created a polished, modern ponytail for Diesel’s Spring/Summer 2015 show at New York Fashion Week. Guido achieved this classic ready-to-wear style using Redken’s Satinwear 02 Prepping Blow-Dry Lotion to blow the hair out straight, and then combed it back into a smooth low ponytail with a deep side part. To add a futuristic feeling, he finished the look with a liberal misting of Forceful 23 Super Strength Hairspray to create a lacquer-like effect.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:19am
NYFW Get the Look: Rope Braids at Donna Karan
At Donna Karan's Spring/Summer 2015 presentation at New York Fashion Week, models walked the runway sporting thick rope braids. Lisa Lobosco of ECRU Lifestyle Beauty shares how you can recreate the look for your clients using ECRU products.Get the Look:1. Pull hair into low ponytail.2. Divide hair into four sections and cross them over so they form a thick rope (making sure to hold first two strands in left hand and the second two in your right).
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:01am
NYFW Get the Look: Soft Ponytails at Pamella Roland by Ted Gibson
Pamella Roland drew inspiration for her 2015 Spring/Summer Collection from The Gardens of Kyoto, Japan. To complement the designs, lead hair stylist Ted Gibson, created a modern hair look that paid homage to the fierce spirit of Japanese warriors and delicate beauty of Geishas. "When you see this style from the front, it looks shiny, sleek and deliberate, but the softness of the ponytail with the pink cord makes it more modern,” Ted said. “Most importantly, it complements the beautiful designs and can be easily translated from the runway to your way.”
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 9:47am