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Kelley Donahue

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on Sep 06, 2014
With childhood memories of cutting and styling hair for family and friends, it’s clear that Robin Capili has always had a natural talent for hair. “It’s art,” says Capili, who specializes in men’s grooming at Sally Hershberger Hair in New York City. “Every head I work on is another canvas to start and finish in one
on Sep 05, 2014
This American Salon exclusive excerpt from HAIR by Guido Palau (Rizzoli, 2014) is sure to inspire beauty aficionados with an eye for the influential and avant-garde in fashion. Guido Palau (GP)—known by his first name in the fashion and beauty worlds—is undoubtedly one of the most influential artists of our time. Using
on Sep 03, 2014
Elegance with an edge makes a dramatic return this autumn in a new body of work from Paul Mitchell Editorial Director Lucie Doughty. Lucie Doughty puts a contemporary twist on the classic film noir aesthetic in her latest release, seen exclusively on these pages. Dubbed Fall in Noir, the collection has a rich, luxurious
on Sep 03, 2014
Like a picture straight out of Grimms’ Fairy Tales, capes made a strong showing on the fall/winter 2014 catwalks. The alluring cocoons ranged from Dolce & Gabbana’s Red Riding Hood sleeveless cloak to Valentino’s embroidered outerwear and Saint Laurent’s stylish plaid cover-up, seen here. —Kelley Donahue
on Sep 03, 2014
I’ve always believed that the most intelligent solutions for overcoming obstacles to success result from an exchange of ideas. Such was the case at a Wella salon forum that I recently attended in Frankfurt, Germany to discuss the Challenges and State of the Salon Business in 2014. The panel was comprised of experts