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A team of talented stylists, salon owners and members of Cosmetologists Chicago collaborated to develop Urban Luxe, the 2017 Cosmetologists Chicago photo trend focusing on architecturally inspired hairdressing.

“Chicago is so rich in architecture and art,” says Sal Misseri, creative director of Chicago’s Ladies & Gentlemen Salon. “We wanted to emulate the strong silhouettes and gorgeous light we see around the city.”

Within the structure of the cuts, angles in the fashion and negative space in the eyeliner, the finishes unite inspiration found in architectural designs, and the architects themselves.

“The opportunity for us to work together as a community of salons, representing our hometown and to be able to help each other while we’re doing it, is really beautiful,” says Karen Gordon, owner of Chicago’s J. Gordon Designs.

For more inspiration from the Windy City and Cosmetologists Chicago, don’t miss America’s Beauty Show March 25-17, 2017 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Hair: Cosmetologists Chicago photo trend team
Directors: Karen Gordon, Sal Misseri
Photography: Sal Misseri
Fashion stylist: Kerra Coticchia
Makeup artist: Marni Seabright

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