Ten years ago, MODERN SALON guest blogger Patrick McIvor was asked what the importance was of the hit television show, Sex in the City, on MODERN day fashion and hairstyling. Here, McIvor shares his thoughts.
Color America in the Company of Patrick McIvor–NYC, featuring David Adams, Adrienne Rogers, Rodney Cutler and myself, was AMAZING. Attendees were treated to an amazingly special experience and I got to try out some new trick with my iPad. Most stylists just see the end product of a show, so I thought I would give an inside peek at the whirlwind of preparation that goes into prepping for a show.
When Cosmetologists Chicago invited my to become involved with Color America it was important to me to always have the most amazing friends who prove themselves everyday by making our industry and stylists behind the chair better. With artists like Kris Sorbie, Chrystofer Benson, Sue Pemberton, James Edick, John Simpson, Kimberly Kimble, Kelly Cardenas and Jo Blackwell-Preston, so far, Color America in the Company of Patrick McIvor has done just that, and this next time is no exception.
I have been lucky to have had so many of opportunities in my life. Some are unique experiences, some help me grow exponentially, some teach me and some challenge me, but all make my life better by letting me learn.
When I was doing the Goldwell/KMS/Arrojo On Tour in NYC, one of my favorite people, Maggie Mulhern, asked me what my favorite movie was as a professional hairstylist. I had two answers at the time – “Vidal Sassoon: The Movie” and “Unzipped” (the Isaac Mizrahi movie) both for different reasons.
You know what they call a band that plays other bands music? That’s right, a cover band. And for most of us as hairdressers, we have been playing other people’s music our whole career. We have been recreating looks other ...
May is National Domestic Abuse Awareness Month, and during the first week of May, salon professionals across the country came together through individual events to Break the Silence, Break the Cycle and Save Lives.
Sometimes you read something that crystallizes your thoughts in ways your own words can’t. I recently reread and finished Dr. Lew and Colin Walsh's book "ON" which is an inspirational series of ideas and insights that allow us to look at ourselves and have a better life. Read more of Patrick McIvor's blog now!
What an amazing opportunity it is to be involved with Cosmetologists Chicago, the America’s Beauty Show Team, and to be part of Color America. With the huge success of our first Color America in Chicago, it was a daunting thought to plan our second Color America in the Company of Patrick McIvor, but WOW what an outcome.