As Editor in Chief of American Salon, Kelley Donahue reports on all aspects of the professional beauty industry, including salon business-building strategies, seasonal hair and fashion trends, salon services and techniques, and timely issues impacting manufacturers, schools, salons and distributor principals. In addition to conducting photo shoots--one of which was the recipient of an ABBIES Award for Best Magazine Cover--Donahue also travels extensively throughout the U.S. and abroad, sourcing out new trends and representing American Salon at major industry functions and educational events.
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 >