NYFW Get the Look: California Vibes at Elizabeth and James by Mark Townsend
Inspired by the authentic, easy going “Cali Girl” circa 1970, renowned hairstylist Mark Townsend made the “original, bohemian piece-y beach ‘do” a Spring/Summer 2015 must-have at the Elizabeth and James presentation this afternoon.

NYFW Get the Look: Laid-Back Looks at Devon Halfnight Leflufy by Joey George
Luxury streetwear designer Devon Halfnight Leflufy’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection was filled with sporty separates in fresh and bold prints. Lead hairstylist Joey George for R+Co created two looks with a California vibe to complement the clothes. For the longer haired models, he gave them a strong center part with laid-back, straight hair and an off-center part for the short-haired models.

For the Jack Spade Spring/Summer 2015 collection, Design Director Todd Magill took a more modern approach than in previous years and found inspiration in men in big cities and that moment of transition when they're running from the office to the gym or out to meet friends. "These are the clothes the guy in an urban environment needs," Magill explained. "I've been calling it 'urban utility.'" To complement the collection, Magill and stylist Deborah Watson worked with R+Co's Thom Priano to craft a look that was modern and groomed but still classic and relaxed.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.”

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