Designer Inspiration: According to the label, "the Just Cavalli Fall/Winter 2014-15 collection focuses on the inestimable value of the Florentine Renaissance's artistic patrimony through the lens of Roberto Cavalli’s contemporary creative vision. Each gown evokes the passion the designer feels for his hometown, which becomes the star of the artistic prints, created to evoke and inspire.
Designer Inspiration: Says designer Kristian Aadnevik, “This season is inspired by the intrinsic architecture of Georgia, a Eurasian country with an electric character and a synthesis of culture.”
Designer Inspiration: “This season is inspired by St Petersburg, stained glass windows and rich graphics. The collection is day focused with a cleaner, tidier silhouette and lots of layering," says designer Alice Temperley.
Recently, renowned haircare brand Joico announced its latest partnership with celebrity colorist Denis de Souza. The talented stylist has been garnering increased attention over his innovative coloring technique that produces gorgeous, natural looking, sun-kissed strands favored by such A-listers as Kate Mara, Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana, Mila Kunis, Rachel Bilson, Nicole Richie and Lucy Hale. Says de Souza, “I’ve been using Joico products ever since I can remember, which is a true testament to the brand’s ability to remain timeless and relevant.
The simple hair look at the Ports 1961, A/W 2014 show in Milan acted as the perfect contrast to the richness of the collection. “The Ports 1961 collection is always beautiful, incredibly well made and very stylized. This brand appeals to cool girls with a fast pace of life but not much time, so I wanted to create a hair look that appeared as if it didn’t take a lot of time, as if the girl’s had not tortured themselves to get something perfect. Imperfect is far cooler,” said Wella Professionals Global Creative Director, Eugene Souleiman.
For a recent Pantone 2014 concept photo shoot, hairstylist Rebecca Taylor created three gorgeously bold, colorful looks based on Pantone's "Radiant Orchid," "Hemlock," and "Cayenne." Says Rebecca, "I use Iso Active Lift to lighten and my 'naturals' mainly Joico. As for my fashion shades, I use custom mixes of Pravana and Joico Intensities, using clear as a base and adding/combining the pure pigments to achieve the lighter tones of mint and coral."The result is beautiful, rich, vivid color, perfect for those who love to stand out.
Designer Inspiration: “The collection evokes a Wunderkammer with dresses in rich kimono colors with relief prints and delicate embroidery on luxurious and high-tech fabrics.”
The Designer Inspiration: “This collection is inspired by the atmosphere of Swinging London. Blugirl interprets the style of the groupies like Marianne Faithfull with a bohémienne and romantic twist.”
For the Fall/Winter 2014 season at London Fashion Week, TONI&GUY Hair Meet Wardrobe Global Ambassador Mark Hampton created gorgeous, unique hairstyles for an array of top designers including Matthew Williamson, Vivienne Westwood Red Label, and Fashion East designers Ashley Williams and Helen Lawrence. Each look worked seamlessly to complement the style and vision of the designers for a stunning overall look.
The 2014 America's Beauty Show, the three-day professional beauty event put on by salon pro members of Cosmetologists Chicago, will take place March 22-24, 2014 at McCormick Place West in Chicago, IL. With tons of vendors, classes, workshops, panels and parties, there's plenty of reasons to attend, including these top ten reasons you won't want to miss the 2014 America's Beauty Show: