Veronique Leroy Autumn / Winter 2014 Collection; Hair Design by James Pecis, Moroccanoil
At Paris Fashion Week, Redken Creative Consultant Guido applied hardwear 16 super strong sculpting gel, section by section, to create a sculptural style that blurred the line between punk and sophisticated hair. The use of firm hold hairsprays and super strong gels, which added a futuristic finish to the hair, lent itself to Gaultier's theme of Brits in Space.
At Paris Fashion Week, Redken Creative Consultant Guido created an urban look for Dior that real women could easily incorporate into their street styles. Once the hair was blown out with a cocktail of satinwear 02 prepping blowdry lotion and align 12 protective straightening lotion, Guido used forceful 23 super strength finishing spray to get the hair to lay flat as the models walked the runway. It's a little bit sporty and a whole lot of sophistication for the Dior look this season.
At Paris Fashion Week, Redken Creative Consultant Guido combined flex shape factor 22 and flex mess around 10 to give the hair some texture and hold, in order to mold the more traditional hairstyle into place. Once the hair was prepped with product, Guido divided the hair into two sections and twisted inwards before creating a loose knot.
To conceive the creations for his CZAR Fall/Winter 2014 line, Mexican-American designer Cesar Galindo considered the needs of a modern woman who’s always on the go. Technology allows for exceptional mobility, meaning that business can be conducted in a café, on a New York City sidewalk or at an evening event. A gal this flexible needs a tractable wardrobe to match, thus his collection, Altered States, boasts a kaleidoscope of digital graphics and easy-to-wear print patterns in purple, blue and gray.
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.
The dust of the Chinese Year of the Snake has settled, and the Chinese Year of the Horse is upon us, symbolizing self-confidence, energy, activity and strength. At Meskita, this new year in the zodiac calendar and what it represents serves as inspiration for models’ sleeked-back, high-topped, dip-died and super-long ponytails.
For the Fall/Winter 2014 season at London Fashion Week, Catwalk by TIGI Global Creative Director Nick Irwin worked backstage at six top shows creating unique looks to complement the designers' latest collections. Here, Irwin gives the how-to for recreating each style.
Stylist Charlie Le Mindu wowed audiences at Paris Fashion Week with his astonishing new Wig Collection, "Stronger," made from Hairdreams-Hair. The one-of-a-kind show, staged at the exclusive Citroen DS World, showcased innovative, avant-garde hair artistry with stunning, phosphorescent colors.
New York Fashion Week runways see an endless array of unique, creative and artistic fashion and beauty looks, some of which are easily wearable while others are quite extreme. One of the most talked-about beauty aspects of Fashion Week are the varying styles of brows seen on the catwalks. Celebrity eyebrow expert and founder of The BrowGal product line Tonya Crooks, whose client list includes Megan Fox, Fergie and Leann Rimes, gives her take on what does and doesn't work for everyday looks.