In the July issue of MODERN, we talk about international style and how it influences us. I recently got an up close and personal look at international style.
As those of you who follow my blog know, I recently returned from a trip to Paris for L’Oréal Professionnel’s 100th anniversary. At the event, I saw the most unbelievable hair show I’ve ever seen in all my years as an editor. It was awe-inspiring and chill-inducing!
However, perhaps just as inspiring was the people watching. The 5,000 attendees at the L’Oréal celebration were from all over the globe and wore the most incredible clothes, shoes, and of course, hair styles. Watching this group of international hairdressers for a few days got my creative juices flowing and hungry to try a new style myself.
Of course, the Parisian people were also fun to admire. The women were extraordinarily stylish with their chic hair cuts, flowing scarves and fitted jackets. I could have been perfectly happy simply strolling the streets and taking notes on fashion and beauty trends based on what I saw.
When was the last time you traveled out of the country (or for that matter, to a different area of the country)? If you’re feeling in a rut or uninspired, plan a trip. Whether you’re a Midwesterner heading to California or a New Yorker going to London, you’ll find fresh ideas in a different locale.
Get out of your vacation rut this summer and visit someplace new—you’ll be surprised how a relaxing vacation can invigorate your career.
At a cool, poolside event in Scottsdale, Arizona, stylists educated stylists at the latest Club Intrigue event which was developed in partnership with Arizona Salon Professionals. Celebrity stylist Nick Arrojo and local stylists Kendall Ong and Amy Freudenberg moderated.
Club Intrigue and Arizona Salon Professionals team up to create a cool, poolside educational event where stylists taught stylists. Celebrity stylist Nick Arrojo joined local stylists Kendall Ong and Amy Freudenberg to host the event.
Sola Salon Studios, one of the largest and fastest-growing salon studio franchise in the United States, has opened its 300th location, a landmark for a company dedicated to helping beauty entrepreneurs realize their dream of salon ownership.
For the first time in its 16-year history, The Millennium Experience will open its doors to all industry professionals. Hosted by Millennium Systems International, the annual conference will include hair shows and inspirational speakers, aimed to celebrate the future of the industry and to inspire attendees to try new strategies that will benefit their brands.
Jirano Beauty is a new hair care line designed specifically for those looking for naturally defined curls, and to address the concerns unique to women with curly, textured hair. The coconut-oil based range is founded by twin sisters Jane and Jedi Nyachiro, with products based on traditional family recipes from their native Kenya that have been passed down through generations.
Forty percent of all hair loss sufferers are women, and Allure Hair Building Fibers, a hair loss concealer, aims to address this issue. Allure, an all-natural, hypoallergenic product, is a safe and instant way to thicken hair for those with thinning and balding hair.
The British Barbers Association embarked on a North American tour during the first week of October 2016, demonstrating men’s grooming techniques and presenting their latest men’s collections and new product range.
For the past five years, Evo has hosted the Study Tour, a program in which they offer stylists from around the world the opportunity to come to NYC during Fashion Week and learn about the business and bustle of doing editorial hair. Of course, they also have the amazing opportunity to work backstage at a fashion show.