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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Alon Livne

Sep 11 2013 | By Corie Hengst
For his spring/summer 2014 collection, Alon Livne was inspired by Grace Jones, the many illustrations of Peter Sato and Samurai Soldier costumes. Together, these three themes generated bright,...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Prabal Gurung

Sep 11 2013 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
For Prabal Gurung, the runway set the stage for the designer’s holographic patterns and street-chic styles for his Spring/Summer 2014 collection. For the hair look, Prabal was inspired by a 90’s...

PBA Announces New Lifetime Member Scholarship Opportunity for Pros, Students

Sep 11 2013 | By Amy Brooks
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is pleased to honor its Lifetime Members by offering educational scholarships through the new Lifetime Member Scholarship Program. These scholarships,...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Wes Gordon

Sep 11 2013 | By Corie Hengst
Backstage before Wes Gordon's show, James Pecis for Bumble and bumble was busy creating a young, downtown hair look. To achieve the low ponytail style, he relied on Bumble and bumble products such as...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Badgley Mischka

Sep 11 2013 | By Contributor
The Badgley Mischka Spring 2014 collection was inspired by seaside glamour both above and below the water. Spring pastels in ocean shades created the vision of the modern mermaid, the theme...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Diesel Black Gold

Sep 11 2013 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
Vanderbilt Hall at New York City’s Grand Central Terminal was transformed into a runway for the Diesel Black Gold Spring/Summer 2014 Collection. Guido Palau, Global Artistic and Creative Director for...

Andis Sponsors C.A.N.S 4 Cuts Feed the Nation Food Drive

Sep 11 2013 | By Contributor
Headlines Barbershop owner Derrick Bennett and C.A.N.S. 4 Cuts founder Lamont Joseph. Andis Company, the professional manufacturer of grooming and styling tools, sponsored the C.A.N.S. 4 Cuts...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Pamela Roland

Sep 11 2013 | By Jolene Turner
Ted Gibson and Devin Toth, education director for the Ted Gibson Academy, lead the hair look for the spring 2014 collection of Pamela Roland. The look was sophisticated and beautiful and an homage to...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Timo Weiland

Sep 11 2013 | By Corie Hengst
"Beach meets city" was the theme of backstage beauty for Timo Weiland's collection, and to achieve seaside texture, Joseph DiMaggio mixed L'Oreal Professionnel True Grip Texturizing Powder and...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Jeremy Laing

Sep 11 2013 | By Contributor
Jeremy Laing’s Spring 2014 collection drew inspiration from nineties summer grunge. Editorial stylist and Oribe Hair Care educator Ramona Eschbach wanted to play off of the designer’s inspiration...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Ralph Rucci

Sep 10 2013 | By Contributor
Ralph Rucci wanted his models to portray “the spirit of a woman” in his Spring 2014 runway show. His collection captured the girl's elegance with a hint of spontaneity. Laurent Phillippon, Bumble and...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Alice & Olivia

Sep 10 2013 | By Jolene Turner
Stacey Bendet's Spring 2014 collection for Alice & Olivia is the crossroads of Prep meets Pretty as evidenced through the clothes, hair and makeup. Global Creative Director for TIGI Nick Irwin...
Adam Lippes finished hair look

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Adam Lippes

Sep 10 2013 | By Corie Hengst
In a penthouse suite atop the Maritime Hotel, a breeze blew in from the open door of the balcony as Adam Lippes prepared the presentation of his spring 2014 collection. In the next room, Nina...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Jill Stuart

Sep 10 2013 | By Corie Hengst
To complement Jill Stuart’s spring 2014 collection, which channeled a rock star’s girlfriend, Odile Gilbert used Kerastase products to create a “morning after a night out” hair look. To achieve it,...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Patrik Ervell

Sep 10 2013 | By Contributor
The Patrik Ervell 2014 collection focused on the nautical look with sea-inspired prints, shades of blue, and techy fabrics. Oribe Hair Care’s lead hairstylist Holli smith wanted to emphasize the...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Jonathan Simkhai

Sep 10 2013 | By Corie Hengst
For his spring/summer 2014 collection, Jonathan Simkhai blended two subcultures into his clothing, drawing on the infamous fight between the Mods and Rockers at Brighton Beach in the 1960s. His...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Tracy Reese

Sep 10 2013 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
Designer Tracy Reese drew inspiration from Afro-Cuban culture for her Spring/Summer 2014 collection. For the runway, Tracy envisioned natural waves and flow “a woman who embraces the texture of her...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Mara Hoffman

Sep 10 2013 | By Jolene Turner
Color, prints and gorgeous tribal chic was at the forefront of the Spring 2014 Mara Hoffman collection. Drawing inspiration from light, happiness and the rainbow for its positivity, the collection...

Dr. Diana Howard Will Host “New Facts, More Fiction, Latest Fantasy”

Sep 10 2013 | By Contributor
Dr. Diana Howard, Vice President of Global Education and Research and Development for The International Dermal Institute (IDI) and Dermalogica, will be the key speaker at IDI’s Guest Speaker Evening...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Victoria Beckham

Sep 10 2013 | By Contributor
Victoria Beckham’s Spring 2014 collection was clean and modern, inspiring Redken Creative Consultant Guido to create a uniform hairstyle coinciding with the designers look. “Overal it’s a...

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