“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
Confucius

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“If you do follow your bliss you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.”
Joseph Campbell

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“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.”
Joseph Campbell

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nanette lepore

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Nanette Lepore (born in 1964 in Youngstown, Ohio) is a well known fashion designer based in New York City. New York magazine has said that “her gypsy-influenced designs are feminine and youthful. The looks are full of bold colors and bright prints, with ruffles and lace that manage to look good-time-girly but not overly frilly.”

Nanette Lepore gained celebrity in the fashion world after she returned to California, opening a boutique store in Los Angeles and selling her outfits to clients in Europe and Asia. She also began to have her items featured in the famous American store chain, Neiman Marcus. She also gained renown for her flair on the runway and began to attract stars like Aida Turturro, Illeana Douglas, Lorraine Bracco, Eva Longoria, Kerry Washington, and America Ferrera.

She also has her own fragrance named Nanette.

In spring 2007, Nanette Lepore launched a collection of shoes with Keds. Mischa Barton was the face of the line.

Today, Nanette Lepore is sold across America, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, and Macy’s. She has boutiques in Chicago, Boston on Newbury Street, New York in Soho and Madison Avenue, Los Angeles on Robertson Boulevard, one in Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas, in Tokyo, one in Friendship Heights in Washington D.C., and a storefront in London just off the famed Portobello Road. She has additional boutiques in Hong Kong and Shanghai and Bal Harbour

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Fashion designer

Óscar Arístides Ortiz de la Renta Fiallo is one of the world’s leading fashion designers. Trained by Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio Castillo, he became internationally known in the 1960s as one of the couturiers to dress Jacqueline Kennedy.

Born: July 22, 1932 (age 81), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Children: Moises de la Renta
Spouse: Annette de la Renta (m. 1989), Françoise de Langlade (m. 1967–1983)

Nationality: American, Dominican

Parents: Óscar Avelino de la Renta, María Antonia Fiallo

NYFW 2013 Fall Collection

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The big wow factor was left to the two grand silk faille ball gowns with gold bullion embroidery one in shocking pink, and the other in mulberry were the stars of The Collection fall 2013-2014.
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SASSOON Minimalist

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SASSOON Hair Design

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SASSOON Interior Architecture

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*Stepping into Vidal Sassoon’s home is like stepping ………London Fashion Week, Paris, Milan, Saõ Paulo, Miami, New York Fashion Week ……..All the action from the fashion shows, front rows, backstage and parties.*

I miss that feeling:-(

Fashion week Vidal Sassoon article:

SASSOON Home

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ALTERNATIVE HAIR LONDON 2012

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Tony Rizzo has announced that there will be a special tribute to Vidal Sassoon at the 2012 Alternative Hair Show.

Following the sad loss of Vidal Sassoon – who amongst his many other accolades also took the role of Worldwide Honorary Patron of the Alternative Hair Show – it has been announced that there will be a special tribute presentation to the ultimate hairdressing icon during this year’s event.

The theme for the 2012 show is, appropriately, Legends, and this year also sees Alternative Hair celebrate its 30th anniversary.

The 2012 Alternative Hair Show will take place on the evening of Sunday 14 October at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

An event not to be missed, tickets are available to book now at www.alternativehair.org

Adriana Sassoon

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FUTURICITY

 

 HAIR DESIGN

It’s about time. Someone finally realized the Hairdressing community should have an upgraded title.Just as dressmaker upgraded to Fashion Designer.But, education comes with the upgraded title.Notably not everyone can be called  a Fashion Designer. Same goes for hair or should I say  Hair Desgners?Finaly……….I have being waiting for this day to come. And here it is.  My design Thesis of 2003 I quoted.” The only profession that still has and old title is hairdressing.”Adriana Sassoon

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/01/arts/01iht-DESIGN1.html

 

CALLULA LILLIBELLE

Callula Lillibelle Designed by William Calvert Fall 2010

 

 Melanie Hart and William Calvert co-design all the pieces. Willian Calvert, of The Fashion Group International Rising Star Award winner and designer for the American Haute Couture fashion house  Callula Lillibelle named after Hart’s daughter Callula.

“Callula Lillibelle’s collection  from desk to dinner. Simplicity is the key ingredient for my friend  Melanie’s collection.The collection was inspired by the  Tippy Hedren .Melanie, I wish you success on your new venture!

*Adriana Sassoon from the New York Fashion week.

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