The story behind the Calla Fall/Winter 2014 collection was "a chic Parisian girl who moves to Nashville,” said Ramona Eschbach, lead hairstylist and Oribe Educator. Ramona noted that Dolly Parton was the major influencer for the look, and she reinvented the country singer’s signature big hair with a fun and youthful edge for the Calla girl. “The look is a bit ‘60s inspired - we are doing a bouffant shape tied into a low curly ponytail,” Ramona said.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 2:46pm
SUBOO Creative Director, Sue Di Chio’s Swim 2015 collection was inspired by the aesthetic and movement of modern dance. The collection focuses on the deconstruction of classic pieces with the juxtaposed intention of respecting and freeing them, simultaneously.
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 11:20am
We Are Handsome designers Jeremy and Katinka Somers’ latest collection was inspired by evolution, change and destiny. Their collections have consciously shifted from photographic to graphic prints, and with this progression the brand has strived to treat each piece individually. In doing so, they delivered a collection suited for the independent and individualistic girl – the girl who is confident, yet coy; sophisticated, yet playful; colorful, yet chic.
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 11:09am
“Nick, let’s do something EPIC,” was the first thing designer Mara Hoffman said to Catwalk by TIGI Global Creative Director Nick Irwin at the Miami SWIM 2015 hair-test. From there, the cosmically connected duo worked together to create a high-impact look based on Mara’s Swim 2015 collection inspiration: the notion that all things (and fashion collections) are derived from, and rooted in nature.
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 10:54am
The Spring/Summer 2015 Couture Bridal Collection by Ines Di Santo was inspired by the lush greenery and rolling fields of flowers of the world's most breathtaking gardens. From dreamy canopies of wisteria, to the endless rows of Provence's renowned lavender fields, to gorgeous tunnels of greenery, the colors of nature astound the senses in these mystical settings. Their influence can be felt throughout this season's elegant designs.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 12:04pm
At the recent Suzanne Rogers Presents: ZAC POSEN show, held in Toronto, Canada, the designer was inspired by the alluring elegance of 1940's American film star Veronica Lake. Mimicking her signature style, the "peek-a-boo curl," Moroccanoil's Global Creative Director Antonio Corral Calero created soft but structured flowing curls that were reminiscent of Old Hollywood with a contemporary twist. Says Calero, “This look was the true depiction of timeless, feminine elegance." Get the Look:
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 9:41am
Hair stylist Yann Varin created the intricate chignons backstage at Oscar de la Renta using L'Oréal Professionnel products. The overall effect was both elegant and chic.Get the Look:1. Divide hair into 3 sections, one on each side and a thicker one in the middle.2. Take the middle section and pull into a very low ponytail, then secure. 3. Wrap the side sections around the ponytail to create a weaving effect.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 10:15am
Hair stylist Akemi Tamaribuchi for Kérastase created a gorgeous, intricate up-do for Marchesa's presentation at Spring 2015 Bridal Fashion Week. The braided look is perfect for any hopelessly romantic bride-to-be!Knotted Up-Do:1. Apply a quarter size of Ciment Thérmique to clean, dry hair. Afterwards, layer a generous amount of Mousse Bouffante and Spray-À-Porter into sections for even distribution.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 10:57am
Hair stylists Nina Dimachki and Akemi Tamaribuchi for Kérastase created a classic, beautiful French twist for the Carolina Herrera Spring 2015 presentation at Bridal Fashion Week. See the steps below to recreate the elegant style for your clients on their way to the alter!Prep:1. Apply a quarter size of Ciment Thérmique from mid-lengths to ends on clean, dry hair. Layer a generous amount of Mousse Bouffante, sectioning the hair during application for even distribution.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 10:43am
Inspired by a recent trip to Bulgaria, the stunning The Serpent & The Swan Collection, presented at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA), infuses a mixed metal color palette with the ancient rituals and symbols of Eastern Europe. O&M Creative Director Janelle Chaplin created a helmet-like shape teamed up with sharp, hard partings to complement the collection.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 10:45am