This past weekend, local Florida-based hair company Keratin Complex, a leader in the smoothing, color and styling hair category, once again made a splash at Miami Swim Week, creating relaxed waves and loose braids for models at the Rip Curl Fashion Show. Held at The Raleigh Hotel Penthouse on Saturday, July 19th, stylists from Sean Donaldson Salon, led by Senior Stylist and Salon Educator for Sean Donaldson Hair, Nichola Lynch, used Keratin Complex styling products and hot tools to create the beach ready looks for the show.
After his first collection debuted last season, Mathieu Mirano had established himself as a luxurious womenswear designer with an eye for sophistication and glamour. For his second collection, however, the young designer worked some tougher elements like fur and leather into his elegant designs to give his girl more of an edge. This contrast extended to the hair as well. "You get the best of both worlds with this look," said Rita Marmor, lead hairstylist for Oribe Hair Care, backstage at the runway show at Lincoln Center.
or Otswald Helgason designers Susanne Ostwald and Ingvar Helgasovery's first runway show, they wanted the models to essentially be blank canvases for the art‐inspired collection. The models walked down the runway with super simple hair parted down the middle that, depending on their outfit, was either floating behind their shoulders or put in a low ponytail. “It’s a very, very natural look,” said lead hairstylist and Oribe Educator Ramona Eschbach.
Miami’s own swimwear brand Luli Fama is a perennial favorite during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. And, in a nod to its fun, sexy and stylish hometown, “Miami Nice,” Luli Fama’s 2015 collection, was a celebration of the exuberance and high spirits of Miami. “It’s about the city of Miami,” said Lourdes “Luli” Hanimian, one half of the creative team behind the celebrity-fave swimwear brand along with her brother-in-law Augusto Hanimian. “I grew up in Miami and later Augusto came to Miami.
The team at ted gibson W Fort Lauderdale turned out some amazing looks for the recent Miami Swim Week 2015. From beachy waves at Lolli and Accacia to sleek and chic at LYCRA, each style was uniquely beautiful. Check out the looks, and the how-to's, below!Sinesia Karol
For Houghton’s FW 2014 collection, the beauty look was all about repurposing last night’s style for the next day. “The idea was a girl who went out the night before and has gone to bed with full hair and makeup,” said lead hairstylist Adam Markarian. “It’s bedhead, lived-in, day-after hair.”
Lead hairstylist Amy Farid for Oribe Hair Care designed two looks to complement the clothes at Kaelen's Fall/Winter 2014 presentation at New York Fashion Week. "Kaelen's designs are a mix of romance and minimalism," Amy said. "The two looks are inspired by the collection, mixing softness with androgynous tailoring.
For her Fall/Winter 2014 collection, Harare designer Caroline Fuss showed a playful collection of feminine silhouettes, layered knits and bold printed textiles in warm jewel tones that could be easily worn by any modern girl. The quirkiness and ease of the clothes was echoed in the hair look created by lead stylist and Oribe Educator Adam Livermore. “The look is not very done or glamorous; it’s just easy, a little bit grungy even,” Adam said.
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.
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.