This May, Sebastian Professional launches a co-branded limited-edition in-salon gift set with style partner Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet. The gift set will feature a scarf custom designed by Stacey Bendet and Sebastian’s popular Drench Shampoo and Conditioner!Sebastian and Alice + Olivia’s fashion and beauty partnership spans three New York Fashion Week seasons, multiple lookbook and campaign shoots, and in-store events. Alice + Olivia designer Stacey Bendet took inspiration from her spring 2012 presentation to design this scarf for Sebastian.
Recognized for his over-the-top wigs and fashion pieces made out of Hairdreams real human hair, Charlie Le Mindu presented his new Fall/Winter 2012 collection at the recent Fashion Weeks in London and Paris.
Marc Jacobs. creative director for Louis Vuitton's Spring/Summer 2012 collection, effuses about feminine colors and translucent fabrics that glitter and glisten as if right out of a fairy tale.
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Observers celebrate the "unashamed Versace-ness" of the Spring/Summer 2012 collection -- beaded, studded and splashed with color from archival prints with an underwater motif.
More from this season: Louis Vuitton • Alexander Wang • Viktor & Rolf • BCBG Max Azria
Watch Aveda Global Creative Director Antoinette Beenders and designer Christian Siriano talk about his Spring/Summer 2013 NYFW collection, as featured on the April cover of Launchpad!
Sebastian Professional invited Beauty Launchpad behind the scenes on the set of the Summer 2012 Lookbook photo shoot for fashion brand Alice + Olivia. Sebastian stylist Thomas Dunkin created two whimsical hairstyles that complement the fun, flirty style of the Alice + Olivia girl. Watch the behind the scenes video, and then check out the how-to in the March 2012 issue of Launchpad magazine! —Karie L. Frost
At the Alexander McQueen Fall 2012 Paris show, Redken Creative Counsultant Guido nodded to the futuristic aesthetic that designer Sarah Burton embraces. The show itself was certainly all about storytelling, and Guido played a major role in helping create this story, choosing Japanese-anime inspired visors to give the girls an anonymity that put the emphasis on the fantastical clothing.
Peter Gray for Moroccanoil accented Paul Smith's androgynous yet feminine collection with soft, natural looking styles and the smooth healthy texture of the hair.
Redken Creative Consultant Guido created a romantic French twist for Valentino's Fall 2012 Paris show. The style complimented the folklore-inspired dresses with long sleeves and high necklines, and helped bring the signature Valentino femininity to the darker leather pieces in the collection.