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Olga Cerpita feautured in Beauty Editorial photographed by VITAL AGIBALOW for HENSEL in New York City.

March 7, 2017

Photographed by VITAL AGIBALOW for HENSEL @VITALphotoNYC

MakeUp by Kate Romanoff for MAC cosmetics @Kate_ROMANOFF

Manicure by Kate Romanoff using Alessandro international

Model Olga Cerpita feautured in 6 Pages Beauty Story for CAPRICE magazine

Published March 2017

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VIVIENNE HU Fall 2016 LookBook Photographed in New York by VITAL AGIBALOW – HENSEL ambassador.

March 15, 2016


New York Fashion Week is the most popular Fashion Week among the world’s four major Fashion Weeks, and it is the fourth time the Vivienne Hu label had been hosting her New York Fashion Week (NYFW) runway show (design label info can be found at The 2016 Fall/ Winter designs again reflect an imaginative mix of European elegance, New York urban glamour and Asian exoticism as her past collections have demonstrated.
On Vivienne Hu’s runway show at New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016, AtoG and Vivienne Hu cooperated and launched five luxurious custom-made undergarments. AtoG is a leading undergarment brand of China that focuses on bringing fashion and technology together to a great fusion of comfortable underwear. On the Vivienne Hu runway show, the showcase of the five designs was a highlight of the New York Fashion Week. “Incorporating AtoG’s lingerie was a great success for this collection,” said Vivienne, “it made the runway collection looks appealing and rich.”


VIVIENNE HU Fall2016 Collection Look Book

Photographed by VITAL AGIBALOW for HENSEL

MakeUp by KATE ROMANOFF for MAC cosmetics

Hairstyle by GEORGE ORTIZ


Behind the scenes VIDEO – VIVIENNE HU fall 2016 collection look Book photo shoot in NYC;

VIVIENNE HU interview at ROYALTON hotel during New York Fashion Week Fall 2016 collections;

BELSTAFF Women spring summer 2016 collection London Fashion Week.

September 21, 2015

When: Monday 21st September, London Fashion Week

 Where: The Hellenic Centre, London

ModelsVIPs/opinion formers:

Belstaff girl gang led by, Charlotte Wiggins, Mathilda Lowther; Jodie Kidd; Propellers; Becky Tong; Eve Delf; Nicki Shields; Sang Woo Kim; Alistair Guy; Max Chilton; Struan Moore; Betty Betty Bachz; Alison Balsom


BELSTAFF’s spring/summer’16 collection is inspired by the beauty manifested in power: from

the thrust of waves to the hum of a throttled engine, some of the greatest forces are also

some of the most beautiful, and it is this dichotomy which Delphine ninous, Vp Women’s

Design for belstaff, seeks to capture here.

it is perhaps nature’s greatest force – that of the sea – that provides this collection with its

most prominent theme. From the mottled play of light in the shallows to the richer hues of

the deep oceans, the ebb and flow of this ultimate energy is explored through texture, form,

colour and silhouette, providing a unique meditation on femininity.

We find the belstaff woman hurtling through a life of adventure, a free-spirited agent

constantly ready for and adapting to the challenges she encounters. she is a force of

femininity: on the one hand a power to be reckoned with, while on the other a serene beauty

amid the tumult. this juxtaposition is central to the Dna of belstaff womenswear, and most

evident here in the bold yet effortless combination of a long silk georgette dress with a

1950s-inspired leather café racer, and in the reinvention of classic belstaff silhouettes such

as the rider’s coat or four-pocket jacket, which come in lighter technical fabrics that are as

assuredly feminine as they are protective.

ninous’ second main collection for belstaff, shown during london Fashion Week, was

presented in the Great Hall of marylebone’s Hellenic centre, an elegant inner-city mansion

dating from the early 1900s. models in the new collection were dispersed around the hall

among vignettes of sand, whilst seascapes and sounds formed a backdrop, with composer

sorana santos (who replaced Florence Welch in her breakthrough band ashok) playing a

medley of piano music on a grand steinway throughout. mayfair gastronomic newcomer,

bouillabaisse, provided coastal cuisine to guests viewing the presentation from an over-

hanging terrace.

@belstaff       #BeautyOfPower



Belstaff is a global British luxury lifestyle brand steeped in its heritage and spirit of adventure.

n Belstaff, the fearless explorer and the fashion enthusiast alike will discover an approachable

luxury for a modern lifestyle all influenced by Belstaff’s rich history and archives.

Belstaff is headquartered in London and showrooms reside there, and in New York, Milan and Munich.

Belstaff is currently sold through its flagship on New Bond Street, and six freestanding boutiques in Europe

and the United States, through select wholesale distribution worldwide and on





a key element to the collection is the water reflection print, a mottled play of light which has been used

evocatively in a protective wax-cotton jacket, t-shirts and a tiered silk-georgette dress. the print is

complemented throughout the collection with elements of transparency.


playing with the idea of breaking waves and wind-blown grains of sand, belstaff has introduced a white

chalky coating on leather, linen and knitwear fabrics to give them a tactile sense of degradation. the wavy

lines left in the sand by the receding tide also serve as the inspiration for a quilted fitted bomber jacket.


taping features throughout the collection, inspired by the brand’s motorcycle and military heritage. it

delivers an element of strength and reinforcement in leather pieces such as a fitted racing blouson and

in four-pocket jackets and coats, while elsewhere taping has been developed more conceptually, in

particular a full-length white dress with patchwork effect.


referencing pinstriped surfboards and moto racing stripes, this collection features many striping details

suggestive of momentum and speed.


Given belstaff’s history of pioneering technical fabrics, this collection continues in the same vein by

using innovative coating techniques on linen to add a protective quality to an otherwise lightweight

luxury fabric. organza and silk provide fluidity in contrast to the structure of vegetable tanned leather.

With the addition of lightweight suede, coated cotton and wax elements, the entire collection is

extremely tactile and textural.


the collection plays with transparency and opacity in a range of colours – and significantly and unusually

for belstaff, predominantly with pastels – many referencing the sea and the coast from sky to marine blues,

to textural whites and rich hues of sandy beige. Faded earthy khakis and olives reference military fatigues.


rope detailing and fishing net motifs play into the knitwear offering, with graphic mesh effects once again

blurring the frontier between transparency and opacity.


boot sandals with a cutaway heel and a corrugated leather upper represent strength in femininity by

combining military detailing with a much more casual summer aesthetic.


Beauty Report;

Creative Director Hair: Neil Moodie for Windle and Moodie

Key Make Up artist: Maria Comparetto




CUSTO BARCELONA spring summer 2016 collection NYFW.

September 14, 2015


The firm presented its spring-summer 2016 collection at New York’s Pier 59 

Watch interview and runway show in the video below;

Custo Barcelona presented its Spring-Summer 2016 collection Slow at New York Fashion Week. The pieces of this new collection feature intricate details and elaborate production processes. With creativity and modernity in mind, it found its inspiration in the culinary movement that rejects the standardization of taste and defends creative, slow cooking. The garments are all produced in the company’s ateliers and again bear the “Made in Spain” distinction sewn into the label.With SlowCusto Barcelona celebrates the colorful, eclectic, one-of-a-kind personality of a woman who is unique and has her own rebellious style. The key proposals are muscular patchwork garments, dresses, coats, jackets, tops, tunics and pants featuring organic cuts inspired by ergonomics and puzzles. These pieces play on their muscular shapes, marked off with contrast stitching and gaps that emerge when they are joined, defying the conventional.

Especially evident in the collection’s looks is the delicacy of the fabrics, such as blond lace and open knit mesh.These were once used solely for women but now also hint at the skin of the male bodies on the catwalk. This “trifecta”—as it is called in the firm—of three garments brought together by the same fabric and print in a single look yields a very compact visual concept very in keeping with the style of Custo Barcelona.

The color palette for the various looks is inspired by nature: petal pink, emerald green, violet, white gardenia, mauve, fuchsia, lime, lemon, Mediterranean blue and tangerine come together harmoniously in the pieces. The strength and personality of black play an important role of the looks on the catwalk, but earthy tones colored by the setting sun together with knit textures are another of Custo’s winning formulas.

In the men’s looks, the firm sought the carefree elegance of the Mediterranean man, using geometric and pictorial graphics in the signature look of the company.

Presented for the first time at Pier 59 Studios, the show once again brought together the brand’s faithful followers, who did not want to miss a single detail of the latest proposals by Custo Barcelona. The guest list included Orange is the New Black actresses Dasha Polanco and Selenis Leyva.

BEAUTY report at CUSTO BARCELONA spring summer 2016 collection
Key MakeUp artist – GATO

Lead hairstylist Tomo Jidai 

La firma ha presentado su propuesta de primavera verano 16 en Pier 59

New York, NY | 14 de septiembre del 2015 |

Custo Barcelona ha presentado en la pasarela de la New York Fashion Week su colección Slow para Primavera-Verano 16, formada por piezas de cuidadísimos detalles y elaborados procesos de fabricación. Apuntando hacia la creatividad y contemporaneidad, la colección se inspira en el movimiento culinario que se opone a la estandarización del gusto y defiende la cocina creativa y a fuego lento. Las piezas presentadas están producidas en los talleres de la firma y vuelven a llevar el Made in Spain cosido en su etiqueta.

Con Slow, Custo Barcelona celebra la personalidad multicolor, ecléctica y única de una mujer individual, con estilo propio y rebelde. Las propuestas clave son las prendas de patchworks musculares, vestidos, abrigos, chaquetas, tops y túnicas y pantalones con cortes orgánicos inspirados en la ergonometría y en los puzzles. Juegan con las piezas de formas musculares reseguidas con vivos a contraste y el vacío que dejan al unirse entre sí, desafiando convencionalismos.

Unos looks que destacan por la delicadeza de sus tejidos como la blonda o las mallas abiertas de tricot, antes de uso exclusivo para la mujer, que dejan entrever también la piel de los cuerpos masculinos en la pasarela. El concepto tripleta, en el argot de la firma, o tres prendas unidas por el mismo tejido y gráfica en un mismo look forman un concepto visual muy compacto al más puro estilo Custo Barcelona.

La paleta de colores que tiñe los diferentes looks se inspira en la naturaleza: el rosa pétalo, verde esmeralda, violeta, blanco gardenia, malva, fucsia, lima, limón, azul mediterráneo y mandarina armonizan las prendas. El negro, con toda su fuerza y personalidad, marca una parte importante de los looks sobre la pasarela, pero los colores tierra matizados por el sol del atardecer unidos a las texturas de la tricotosa son otra de las fórmulas ganadoras de Custo.

Para los looks masculinos, se busca la elegancia despreocupada característica del hombre mediterráneo con una gráfica geométrica y pictórica, sello de identidad de la firma.

El desfile presentado por primera vez en Pier 59 Studios, ha vuelto a reunir a fieles seguidores de la firma que no quisieron perderse ni un detalle de las nuevas propuestas de Custo Barcelona. Entre los invitados se encontraban Fiona Ferrer, la actriz Esmeralda Moya y la actriz americana Dasha Polanco (Orange is the New Black).

Vivienne Hu Spring-Summer 2016 collection NYFW

September 13, 2015

Vivienne Hu is a Swarovski Collective Designer 2016

New York, NY—7:00PM, September 13th, 2015—Vivienne Hu’s New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015 Collection Runway Show took place at the Artbeam in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood. The event was well attended by fashion editors, media, buyers and celebrities, and has received wide coverage and attention following the event.

Vivienne Hu’s S/S16 inspiration is mainly from the extraordinary painting Hummingbirds and Butterflies by Thomas Wood. The masterpiece paints a very vivid image of a colorful and harmonious garden that remind people of the joy of the life. Fascinated by the spectrum of colors used, Vivienne adopted for the first time some colorful candy colors in her new season’s designs. In addition to the colors, some abstract shapes, that represent the images of the great nature, were extracted and the geometric patterns of the crystals were constructed and filled into these shapes in artistic ways designed by Vivienne. The sparkling crystals, as all have observed during Vivienne Hu’s runway, paints a perfect image about a lady’s imagination of a beautiful life.

 Vivienne Hu would like to acknowledge the generous crystal sponsorship from Swarovski and Swarovski Collective team that make her runway artwork possible. It has been a great experience experimenting with the beautiful materials on her designs.


Backstage Beauty report at Vivienne Hu Spring-Summer 2016 collection

Makeup/Hairstyle: joint work of 2 teams

AUGMENT team from Tokyo

Mika Mitamura team  from New York City

Nail: Zoya



Fashion Designer VIVIENNE HU photographed by VITAL AGIBALOW for HENSEL


Vivienne Hu is a New York based designer label and it is the third time the brand has been hosting her New York Fashion Week runway show. The designer profile can be found at NYFW web and wiki entry

Vivienne Hu has been named as a Swarovski Collective designer 2016 and her designs with the brilliant crystals revealed during her NYFW runway have been well received. Vivienne Hu’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection featured bold crystal studding across many pieces paired with organic, abstract shapes. The designer used flowing silhouettes and asymmetric hemlines for looks that were both feminine and free spirited, with a nod to soft colors and pastel pantones.

Vivienne Hu’s design collections are both feminine and edgy, catering to the modern independent women who want to dress with unique style for all occasions. Her talents have been widely recognized by the many of her NYFW runway reviews. For one example (among many), she was named a  “8 Up and Coming Designers to Watch During NY Fashion Week” and her designs featured in Fashion Week Trend Analysis.


All images photographed by ©2015 VITAL AGIBALOW

ВЕРКА СЕРДЮЧКА посетила Нью Йоркскую Неделю моды Весна Лето 2016

Вдохновение для коллекции Вивьен Ху весна лето 2016 взято в основном из живописи колибри и бабочек Томаса Вуда. 

Шедевральные картины с очень яркими образами красок и гармоний в саду, которые напоминают людям о радости жизни. 

Очарованные спектра цветов, используемых, Вивьен впервые использовала несколько красочных цветов каерамельных конфет в дизайнах своего нового сезона. 

В дополнение к цветам, она добавила некоторые абстрактные формы, которые представляют собой изображения большого характера, а так же использованны и геометрические узоры кристаллов в художественной форме, которые были разработанны Вивьен. 

Сверкающие кристаллы были заметны все время на подиуме Vivienne Ху, придавая идеальный образ о женской фантазии о красивой жизни.

смотрите видео в первом ряду со знаменитостями в числе которых был известный русский фотограф Виталий Агибалов представитель немецкой осветительной компании HENSEL.

Consuelo Costin new single ‘Lose My Mind’ Cover Photographed by VITAL AGIBALOW for HENSEL

July 1, 2015


Consuelo VANDERBILT Costin new single cover ‘Lose My Mind’ Release in GERMANY

Photographed by VITAL AGIBALOW for HENSEL

MakeUp by Kate ROMANOFF
hair Stylist Kailie JOE
Special thanks to CAMART studio rentals NYC


Nächste Station: Popstar.

 Als Vanderbilt Erbin in siebter Generation hätte Consuelo Costin den Expresszug zum Erfolg nehmen können.

Doch da Musik im Hause Vanderbilt nie eine Rolle spielte, und die musikalischen Ambitionen des Mädchens nicht ernst genommen wurden, geriet Consuelos Reise zur gewünschten Destination auf Umwege: Ihre Mutter schickte sie zunächst nach London auf die Handelsschule – denn die Aufmerksamkeit suchenden Gesangseinlagen Ihres Sproß in Highheels waren ihr peinlich: „zieh Dir bitte wieder Deine Turnschuhe an, Kind“. Nur ihr Urgroßvater Earl T. Smith (damaliger Botschafter in Kuba) ermutigte sie: „Du hast amtliche Stimmbänder – go for it, girl“.

Das tat sie. Consuelo sang im Schulchor, spielt Flöte, Gitarre und Piano. „Ich wollte eigentlich unbedingt wie Madonna sein, und ich hatte einige Musik- und Gesangslehrer – doch erst mein deutscher Berater Christian Seidel half mir, meine eigene Stimme zu finden und Songs zu schreiben. Dafür bin ich ihm immer noch dankbar“.

Im Alter von 19 Jahren zerstörte ein Autounfall Consuelo’s rechte Gesichthälfte. Heute ist nur eine Narbe (sichtbar als Grübchen) Hinweis auf ihre Nahtoderfahrung, aber, so Consuelo: „Ich lernte nebst Demut, mich nicht nur auf gutes Aussehen zu verlassen, und lebe seither bewußt und selektiv –z.B. umgebe ich mich nur mit angenehmen Menschen. Ich schätze Leute, die ein gutes Herz haben – darauf achte ich als Erstes, wenn ich jemanden kennenlerne.“

Die Sängerin lebte in New York, mehrere Jahre in London (dort nahm sie u.a. Schauspielunterricht) sowie in Florenz – und doch war es Los Angeles, ihre Geburtsstadt, in der sich Consuelo zunächst als Rocksängerin und Komponistin mitsamt ihrer siebenköpfigen Band einen Namen in der hiesigen Clubszene machte: „wir sind sogar vor ASIA aufgetreten – es war eine gute Zeit“.

Doch – das erste Album mit Rocksongs in der Tasche – geriet Consuelos Reise wieder auf Abwege: „Mein Friseur hörte meinen Song NAKED. Er war so begeistert, dass er ihn seinem Freund Dan De Leon (ein DJ) vorstellte“. De Leon verwandelte den Titel in einen Discoknaller – und so nahm Consuelos Karriere Fahrt auf: NAKED eroberte die BILLBOARD Dance Charts Top 10, und verlieb dort für 16 Wochen. Der Rest ist Geschichte, wie man so schön sagt…. denn bis dato beläuft sich die Summe aller Consuelo Costin Single Releases auf 50 Wochen BILLBOARD Dance Charts Platzierung.

So wurde es 2015 endlich Zeit für I’M JUST ME, ihr erstes Album, das, wie Consuelo sagt, kein „Motto“ hat: „Es war mir wichtig, jeden einzelnen meiner Songs eine Geschichte erzählen zu lassen, und ihm ein Gesicht zu geben. Die Zusammenarbeit mit einem interessanten Menschen stand im Vordergrund“.

In Anlehnung an Costins Individualität und ihre instinktive Haltung “keine Regeln” beinhaltet I’M JUST ME eine Reihe von Kollaborationen mit hochkarätigen Autoren, Komponisten und Produzenten. Das Album wurde in Nashville, Los Angeles, New York, Miami, London, Montréal, Paris, Berlin und Oslo aufgenommen. Von dem mitreißenden Dance Track “Hate Myself The Morning After”, und dem von Rock beeinflussten “Girl With a Loaded Gun”, das jazzige “Mister Midnight”, oder die epische Ballade “Lose My Mind”: Jeder Song hat seine eigene Geschichte… erzählt ein Kapitel aus Consuelo Costins unglaublicher Reise durchs Leben.

Fragt man Consuelo, was Sie sich noch wünscht vom Leben, kommt als Antwort: „Ich würde gerne besser kochen können. Ich liebe Lasagne. Leider habe ich beim letzten Dinner vergessen die Nudeln vorher einzuweichen – meine Gäste haben sich fast die Zähne ausgebissen.“

Dann zwinkert sie, und sagt: „Scherz beiseite – mein größter Wunsch wäre im Madison Square Garden aufzutreten vor einem Riesenpublikum, das alle meine Songs mitsingt“.

CONSUELO COSTIN ist eben authentisch – so wie ihr Albumtitel: I’M JUST ME.




Die eingängige Pophymne LOSE MY MIND ist die erste Auskopplung aus CONSUELO COSTINs CD I’M JUST ME.

Unter der Regie von Paul Coy Allen (Katy Perry, Timbaland), wurde das Video zu “Lose My Mind” im Vanderbilt Museum in New York gefilmt – dem ehemaligen Haus von Costins Urgroßvater Willie K. Vanderbilt II. In den 1950er Jahren spielend, erzählt die Geschichte eine arrangierte Ehe und den familiären Druck mit dem die Vanderbilt Frauen der Vergangenheit konfrontiert wurden – einschließlich Costins Urgroßmutter, Consuelo Vanderbilt Earl. In dem Video trägt Costin den Verlobungsring ihrer Ur-Oma, der auch Inspiration für Consuelos neue Schmuckkollektion ist.

Doch in der Realität wurde der attraktiven Erbin von Cornelius Vanderbilt der Erfolg nicht auf dem Silbertablett überreicht. Consuelo lässt Herz und Seele in ihre Musik fließen, und erarbeitet ihren Erfolg ganz eigenständig.

Das Video zu „Lose my mind“ hat daher auch ein Happy-End: Costin entscheidet sich für den Chauffeur – und läßt den reichen Edelmann am Altar stehen.


Info & Discografie Consuelo Costin

Costins Single “Body Needs” (erschien Ende 2014) erreichte die Billboard Dance Charts Top 10 für 6 Wochen und Top 5 für 1 Woche. Es war Costins vierter aufeinanderfolgender Top 20-Hit. Er erreichte die UK Music Week Handels Charts Top 11, die Gay Charts Top 15, und blieb über 30 Wochen in der weltweiten Deejay-Worx Tabelle.

Costins erste Single “Naked” war 16 Wochen in den Billboard Charts und erreichte Platz 12. Die Follow-Up Single “Feel So Alive” erreicht Billboard Platz 2 (Breakout Artist) sowie #21 der US Billboard Dance Charts.

Costins dritter Streich, die Single “Here We Go, erweckte auch die Aufmerksamkeit der deutschen, französischen und britischen DJs. Sie landete unter den deutschen Club-Charts Top 50, #11 in den UK Music Week Dance-Charts, #3 in der polnischen Digital DJ Charts und #15 in den US Billboard Dance Charts.

Consuelo ist ein Media Darling. Sie wurde bereits in der der US Vogue gefeatured, im Wall Street Journal, der New York Post, Avenue Magazin und vielen anderen Zeitschriften. Sie war auf der Titelseite von 25A und Raine Magazin und wurde als eine der inspirierendsten Persönlichkeiten im Gladys Magazin 2012 nominiert. In 2015 sind Artikel in Town und Country und Hamptons Magazin geplant. 2014 schickte N-TV ein Filmteam nach New York, um Consuelo für die 6-teilige Serie „Premium Lounge“ zu begleiten. Mit ihrer Single „Feel so alive“ war Consuelo u.a. bereits 2011 im ZDF Fernsehgarten zu sehen.


March 8, 2015

NEW YORK, NY – April 22, 2015 — The International Beauty Show New York (IBS New York), presented by American Salon magazine, was the place to be for beauty professionals on March 8‐10, 2015. More than 63,300 beauty professionals attended the event looking to develop their skills, refine their techniques and enhance their careers. The energy and productpurchasing at the show demonstrated that the beauty industry is steady and that professionals are expanding their businesses consistently.

IBS New York took place at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Some of the most innovative hair care, nail care, tools, furniture, apparel, business and software companies were represented amongst the more than 500 exhibitors.

“IBS and IECSC New York continue to raise the bar as the leading beauty, spa and wellness shows in the northeast,” said Liza Wylie, VP – Beauty, Spa & Wellness Events. “Not only have we met expectations this year but we have exceeded them. The aisles were packed, exhibitors surpassed their sales goals and the conference program was well‐attended. The success of these shows is indicative of the continuing growth of the beauty, spa and wellness industries, and we are thrilled to maintain our role as the leading tradeshows for these communities.”

The Exhibits
The Exhibit Hall boasted some of the hottest professional brands in the industry. From Farouk Systems to Amika, to Halo Couture, attendees acquired insight into latest trends and stocked up on a plethora of products and tools. The Pibbs family was well represented on the show floor with Turbo Power, Parlux and La Brasiliana. Alfa Parf/Pier Marco, Babyliss, Brazilian Blowout, Hotheads Hair Extensions, Rusk, Sassoon Academy, Young Nails and Verb amongst many others. The Exhibit Hall drew tens of thousands of attendees and packed aisles were the norm on all three days of the show.

The latest trends for men were well‐featured at IBS New York with more men’s grooming companies than ever before. Gibs, Johnny B Haircare, Layrite Men’s Grooming Products, Leo Shaving by Premier, Nirvel, Oster Professional Products and Wahl, amongst other companies, lined the show floor providing attendees with the hottest “manscaping” products and tools. Major League Barber also hosted inspiring barber competitions, allowing barbers to put their traditional and design talents to the test.

Also new this year to the show floor was the Emerging Brands Pavilion. The Pavilion offered companies the opportunity to display new, innovative products that have been launched within the last two years. Exhibitors included Luxosea/ Meramor US, Puff Cuff and Spa Flops.

Main Stage
The 2015 Main Stage hosted fierce performances by some of the industry’s most talented artists, including: Kelly Cardenas, Sassoon Academy, Ted Gibson, Martin Parsons and Charlie Price. The renowned Beth Minardi returned to IBS New York this year and hosted a Main Stage performance showcasing her signature shades. Other notable Main Stage artists included: Woody & Amy Michleb, Leonardo Rocco, Lisa Yamasaki and James Harris & Dwight Eubanks.

The conference program was packed with essential classes to help attendees learn new skills and increase their bottom line. Classes ranged from hair cutting and styling to nail enhancements and eyelash extensions to business building. Three brand new tracks were added this year – Color, Men and Product Focused.

Educational highlights include:
• Babak, Dusan Grante and Kari Kisch hosted an innovative class about fashion editorials and campaigns – from the creation of the hair style, to choosing wardrobe, applying makeup and how to read photography and showcase work.
• Men’s Grooming guru, Diana Schmidtke, featured the latest men’s trends and runway looks.
• Celebrity stylist, Ted Gibson, unveiled tips on how to create celebrity‐inspired hairstyles, plus Avant‐Garde philosophy that editorial stylists use during photo shoots and fashion shows.
• The Queen of Haircolor, Beth Minardi, revealed her newest color formulas along with her coveted coloring techniques.
• DJ Muldoon demonstrated his expertise with cutting mechanics and principals.
• Celebrity makeup artist Eve Pearl provided attendees with her highly sought‐after contouring techniques.
• CND’s Roxanne Valinoti gave insight into the nail trends, fashions and innovations for Spring 2015.
• Paul DiGrigoli rocked participants’ bottom line knowledge with innovative leadership, acquisition and marketing ideas.

Hairbrained Video Awards
The second annual Hairbrained Video Awards party took place in conjunction with IBS New York. The awards honored remarkable filmmakers who portrayed the spirit of the hair industry in an extraordinary way using video. Winners were selected in a variety of categories. More information about the awards, including the winning videos, can be found at

International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference
IBS New York attendees visited the IECSC exhibit hall at no additional charge to learn and shop the newest in the spa, skincare and wellness industries at the largest spa and wellness show in New York.

Upcoming Events
Additional networking and educational opportunities for beauty professionals are available at IBS Las Vegas, taking place June 20‐22, 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Visit for more information.

About the International Beauty Group
Produced by Questex Media Group LLC and presented by American Salon magazine, IBS New York is the largest and longest running professional beauty event in the country. IBS New York, International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conferences (NY, LV, FL) and IBS Las Vegas are for professionals only and reach a wide cross-section of participants including salon and spa owners and managers, hair stylists, hair colorists, estheticians, makeup artists, nail technicians, dermatologists, massage therapists and beauty and spa product manufacturers and distributors. The Las Vegas event will be held June 20‐22, 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center; IBS New York 2016 will be held March 6‐8 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.

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MISSONI FALL 2015 COLLECTION runway show in Milan – Italy

March 1, 2015

MISSONI FALL 2015 COLLECTION full fashion runway show VIDEO below;


Trompe l’œil marble veining on the body like tattoos. New space-dyed patterns in wide, uneven and blurred bands like television static. Coloured metallic inlaid within the graphic patter of wood and marble. The alluring marquetry of cuts, patterns and textures. Graphics of the materials from postmodern interior design, like works by Richard Artschwager.

These are the markings of the neo-body-conscious Missoni woman for next Winter armed with the dashing and seductive spontaneity of her “deep in knit” ensembles.

Tight legging-like trousers combine with one-shoulder knits and deep zippered V necks. Overalls in sheer marbled jersey are worn  under metallic mash tank dresses or short tight linear dresses with body-revealing slits. Soft and enveloping, elastic and versatile, satiny and transparent as a second skin. Long masculine jackets and capes with narrow tuxedo lapels, in which jacquard patterns expand like construction games on horizontal, perpendicular and diagonal levels, transforming the veining and zigzags into something more abstract, spectacular and iconic.

Bands of colour from white to black, from orange to bright red from greens to purple to pastel colours. Space dyeing and zigzags, veined and striped jaquards alternate and interact like the mark of an energetic and playful collection that gives freedom to mix and match.

Illuminated by long and ultralight dangling metal coloures fringes earrings and accessorized with calfskin boots, shoes and sabots with slashed upper and C-shaped heels in resin and metal. Little marbled resin bags feature bands with sides and linings in laminated suede.  Large leather bags have two handles and sides in laminated suede.


Bonnie Young Fall 2015 collection – Backstage at petite PARADE – Kids Fashion Week – New York

February 28, 2015

Saturday, February 28th  @  5:00 PM

 WHERE: Bath House Studios  540 East 11th Street in New York

 About Bonnie Young

Founded in 2006, Bonnie Young is a global children’s luxury lifestyle brand based in New York City offering distinct fashion and lifestyle products for children aged 0 to 16. Bonnie is the former Senior Creative Director for Donna Karan Collection where for 16 years she helped Donna to develop the creative vision for her brand.

 Bonnie Young’s collections are sold in 11 countries worldwide (Australia, France, Greece, Italy, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States), and via retailer partners including Harvey Nichols, Mercury Russia, Club 21 Singapore, Villa Moda and Bon Marche. Bonnie Young’s flagship store is located in Aspen, Colorado. For more information please visit



Beauty Hair & Makeup @ Bonnie Young Fall 2015 collection

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 About Bonnie Young

Founded in 2006, Bonnie Young is a global children’s luxury lifestyle brand based in New York City offering distinct fashion and lifestyle products for children aged 0 to 16. Bonnie is the former Senior Creative Director for Donna Karan Collection where for 16 years she helped Donna to develop the creative vision for her brand.

 Bonnie Young’s collections are sold in 11 countries worldwide (Australia, France, Greece, Italy, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States), and via retailer partners including Harvey Nichols, Mercury Russia, Club 21 Singapore, Villa Moda and Bon Marche. Bonnie Young’s flagship store is located in Aspen, Colorado. For more information please visit


Designer of Bonnie Young collection photographed by VITAL AGIBALOW