ARIANA GRANDE GETS SOULFUL
March 6, 2014
First lady Michelle Obama is bringing together an impressive group of female artists for a White House concert celebrating women of soul for tonight’s concert celebrating women of soul. The lineup includes Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Melissa Etheridge and Janelle Monae,Tessanne Chin, Jill Scott and Ariana!
From fresh-faced Broadway ingenue to television star to chart-topping recording artist, Ariana is no stranger to being in the spotlight. What also has been in the spotlight? Yep, you guessed it—her hair.
After her performance at the recent Grammy Awards where some viewers took the social networks to pile it on…
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PAUL MITCHELL SCHOOLS’ CAPERS
March 5, 2014
Caesars Palace was a sea of beautiful hair when 2,500 cosmetology students arrived for Paul Mitchell Schools’ 29th annual Caper event—a 3-day educational extravaganza featuring world-class hair shows, hands-on classrooms and inspiration from the likes of singer-songwriter Marie Osmond and comedian-inspirational speaker Katy Buckley to name a few. Hosted by Paul Mitchell Co-Owners John Paul DeJoria and Angus Mitchell, Paul Mitchell Schools’ Dean and Co-Founder Winn Claybaugh and Paul Mitchell Global Artistic Director Robert Cromeans, the smoke-free alcohol-free event included top artists and educators from the Paul Mitchell world. Shown here is one of the five fashion presentations from the themed “Decades of Style’–colorful, upbeat and styled to the nines! Do you expect any less from these hyper-creative artists?
It’s Mardi Gras Time!
March 4, 2014
Happy Mardi Gras, lovely ladies! If you’re looking for the perfect celebration coifs, check out these creative manes by Sherri Jessee, owner of Sherri’s Hair Salon in Bristol, VA. Paired with artistically marvelous masks by Stephan Keating, the looks are mysterious, fierce and seductive all in one. There’s no doubt these styles will leave an impression and make your Fat Tuesday celebration unforgettable. Go ahead and let your bold self shine!
Photos: Jason Setiawan.
March 3, 2014
Yes, last evening’s Oscars had to be one of the best in recent memory.Lupita Nyong’o won Best Supporting Actress for her heart-wrenching role in Best Picture, 12 Years A Slave. Wearing a princess-like gold headband and blue Prada gown—the beautiful star ruled the red carpet. Joining her was Best Actress Cate Blanchett who won for her role in Blue Jasmine. Blanchett wore an embellished nude Armani complete with high neckline. Her hair? Old-school glamour waves. Who is taking bets the next big trend will be skinny headbands? #Congratulations are indeed in order for these two hyper-talented stars. Applause, applause!
THEY’RE HERE , THEY’RE HERE!
March 2, 2014
Today’s the day! The biggest red-carpet of the season arrives with all the glitz and glitter that is the stuff legends are made of! Hosting this year’s 86th Academy Awards on ABC-TV is daytime talk-show host/funny lady Ellen DeGeneres. This high-profile gig isn’t new for DeGeneres—she hosted back in 2007. “I can’t expect everybody to, you know, love me and like everything I do,” the 56-year-old said recently. Will we? Who will win? Who will be the best-styled? Stay tuned! Woo hoo!
ARE YOU RED-CARPET READY?
March 1, 2014
Now that we’ve captured your attention we wanted to make certain we highlighted just one of the hundreds of amazing new styles from our issue of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide currently on sale at newsstands everywhere! Tomorrow the biggest red-carpet of the season will happen, let’s all watch it in style whether it be in the comfort of our homes or in party mode. Envelope please…. Hair by Erin Doak/Douglas Carroll Salon, Raleigh, N.C. Production by Global Hair & Design Group; Photo by Tom Carson.