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All White Affair ” Le Coiffeur Style the Water, Yacht Fashion Show, Sunday August 21, 2016

WENDY ISSAC EVENT

Wendy Issac producer of the All White Affair on Sunday August 21, 2016 received the PRODUCER OF THE YEAR AWARD from Fashion Avenue News Magazine.

This is a wonderful event to attend to network, make new contacts in the Fashion Industry and have a just have fun with the friendliest people in the fashion industry.  Dinner, Dancing, Fashion Show and upscale fun.  We are looking forward to seeing you, come with a friend or attend alone, you will have a great time.  Buy your tickets on Eventbrite by clicking the link below

It’s an “All White Affair ” Le Coiffeur Style the Water, August 21 along Nautical Empress boarding at 7pm leaving from South Street Seaport.. Fashion Show, Dinner, Party .  Get your tickets http://leCoiffeurstylethewater.eventbrite.com/
Couples $100 Single $55

Event Description:  Event is Dinner, Fashion Show and Party.  This is an adult event 21 and over

 

All White Affair " Le Coiffeur Style the Water, Yacht Fashion Show, Sunday August 21, 2016

WENDY ISSAC EVENT

Wendy Issac producer of the All White Affair on Sunday August 21, 2016 received the PRODUCER OF THE YEAR AWARD from Fashion Avenue News Magazine.

This is a wonderful event to attend to network, make new contacts in the Fashion Industry and have a just have fun with the friendliest people in the fashion industry.  Dinner, Dancing, Fashion Show and upscale fun.  We are looking forward to seeing you, come with a friend or attend alone, you will have a great time.  Buy your tickets on Eventbrite by clicking the link below

It’s an “All White Affair ” Le Coiffeur Style the Water, August 21 along Nautical Empress boarding at 7pm leaving from South Street Seaport.. Fashion Show, Dinner, Party .  Get your tickets http://leCoiffeurstylethewater.eventbrite.com/
Couples $100 Single $55

Event Description:  Event is Dinner, Fashion Show and Party.  This is an adult event 21 and over

 

THE MAKE UP SHOW – A MUST ATTEND EVENT

THE MAKE UP SHOW

COMING TO NYC

SUNDAY & MONDAY MAY 1 & 2ND

AT THE METROPOLITAN PAVILION

THE MUST ATTEND SHOW FOR ALL MAKE UP ARTISTS

GET YOUR TICKET TODAY http://www.themakeupshow.com/nyc/tickets/

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Coming to New York this weekend is the Make Up Show, Sunday and Monday, May 1 and 2nd at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, NYC.

The Make Up Show features hands on training, seminars, and “how to” for every level of industry professionals.  They also have deep discounts on any industry product you can think of.  This is the “MUST ATTEND SHOW” of the year.

The Makeup Show NYC is only open to professionals working or studying in the beauty or fashion industries. Along with your ticket confirmation you will need to show professional credentials at the door.

Credentials can be: a business card, comp card, call sheet, tear sheet, student ID, enrollment papers to a beauty school, professional license, work ID or pay stub from a beauty related business.

The Makeup Show is a beauty event open to those individuals and companies involved in the makeup artist and beauty industries. Makeup artists, retail artists, aestheticians, cosmetologists, hairstylists, fashion stylists, buyers, agents and photographers, models, costume and theater designers, face and body painters, etc….  Students enrolled in courses related to makeup, hair or aesthetics are invited to attend as well and will be required to show student ID.

Entrance fees to The Makeup Show include the exhibit floor, main floor seminars as well as Keynote and Business Forums. Show admission tickets can be purchased via an online reservation system or at the door of the event, based on availability. For an additional fee, The Makeup Show offers hands-on workshops; these workshops are offered on a first come, first serve basis sold in advance.

GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY

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Christophe Gaillet, the ambassador for the l’Oréal Professionnel brand on the Cover of Fashion Avenue News April Hair Issue

 

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Fashion Avenue News, the Global, Luxury, Multi-Generational Fashion Industry Trade publication is proud to have Christophe Gaillet, the ambassador for the l’Oréal Professionnel brand on our April cover.

Christophe Gaillet, the ambassador for the l’Oréal Professionnel brand, and member of the team of Haute Coiffure Francaise (The Great Hairdressing of France), organises trainings known as “ARTISTIC MASTER CLASS DEVELOPMENT”, for hairdressers at various levels of expertise. Acquaintance with the nature of hair, stylisations, plaits, geometry, colouring, the art of making buns, introduction of innovations to traditional haircutting, etc. is his abundance of experience, which he is ready to share.

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For Christophe Gaillet transferring these “skills” to others is OBVIOUS. This artistic meeting will allow you to acquire perfect skills and techniques.

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Fashion Avenue News is excited to feature Christophe’s outstanding work.  Kindly pick up a copy at the Magazine Café, 15 West 37th Street, NYC or order on line at http://www.FashionAvenueNews.com

 

‘The Diary Of A Badman’ Premieres In Jamaica And The Cayman Islands, March 30th 2016

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‘The Diary of a Badman’ won Best Narrative Feature at the recent JAMPRO Jamaica Film Festival July 2015 and will have its first theatrical release in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands on March 30th, 2016. The film will run three weeks in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.

This film gives a revitalizing outlook on the entire undercover cop movie. Such films are normally male dominated, and women generally play love interests, victims, or supporting officers with very little screen time. Women of African descent usually don’t acquire these opportunities; however with “Diary of a BadMan” it changes that status quo. This movie is Cleopatra Jones meets Donnie Brasco and much, much more.

Film Synopsis:

He was her assignment. She became his diary. Detective Simone Williams, a Jamaican immigrant to the US, dreams of working undercover on a high profile case. She finally gets her chance to go undercover in an attempt to catch a notorious drug dealer, Winston Bailey aka Bucky. She falls victim to his charming personality; compromising her assignment. Lines begin to blur as she gets in deeper. Over time, Williams develops a close bond with Bailey, and their loyalties are put to the ultimate test.

About The Cast:

The film consists of cast members mostly of Jamaican and African Americans descent. Jacinth Sutphin; actress, model, and writer who was born and raised in St. Mary, Jamaica (Richmond), who plays the lead role of a undercover detective as Simone Williams. Prior to the film she moved to the states to pursue her acting career and was very enthused to come back to her country of birth to showcase her work in the acting and film industry. Douglas A. Robbs plays the role of Winston Bailey aka “Bucky” who is the target for the undercover operation. Douglas is a Crown Heights Brooklyn native; who really loves the Jamaican culture and people as well. Michael Thor Love, plays the role of Sargent Putkowski who heads the undercover team and is excited to break into the Jamaican show business this year and to also embrace the culture and people. Other cast members include: Kyle Moore, LaTonya Grant, Levar Dawkins, Richard Bird, TJ Thomas, Kellen Wingate, Jamek Grigg, Robert Murray, and Tanya Thompson.

Based on the name; ‘Diary of A BadMan’ it would be a concern for Jamaicans and persons of African descent that this film will be projecting a bad look on them, however Diemiruaya continues to explain that ‘This is art, and there are many ways to tell a story,’ he guarantees that when you watch this movie you will be blown away because in the film you get to see the bad guy in a different light; you however may not agree with his ways of achieving his goals but you will understand and may eventually agree to his cause of actions.

About Director Diemiruaya

Diemiruaya Deniran was born and raised in London, England.  He now resides in New York City, where he has lived since 1996.  In addition to countless musical projects as a solo artist and featured in collaborative groups, he has written and produced several independent film projects, such as the web series Sexamacation, the short film Kuwsh, The Transaction, the Sci-Fi thriller Soul Remover, Reserve Notes and now Diary of a Badman. Actors and crew that have worked with him on the set have purported him as being demanding, yet extremely effective.  They have expressed his uncanny ability to bring out the best in them as well as depict a masterful interpretation of what he captures with his camera.

Additional screenings are scheduled for New York City 4/7/16 (AMC Theaters 42nd street Manhattan)

https://www.prlog.org/12542408-the-diary-of-badman-premieres-in-jamaica-and-the-cayman-islands-march-30th-2016.html

'The Diary Of A Badman' Premieres In Jamaica And The Cayman Islands, March 30th 2016

keri diary

‘The Diary of a Badman’ won Best Narrative Feature at the recent JAMPRO Jamaica Film Festival July 2015 and will have its first theatrical release in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands on March 30th, 2016. The film will run three weeks in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.

This film gives a revitalizing outlook on the entire undercover cop movie. Such films are normally male dominated, and women generally play love interests, victims, or supporting officers with very little screen time. Women of African descent usually don’t acquire these opportunities; however with “Diary of a BadMan” it changes that status quo. This movie is Cleopatra Jones meets Donnie Brasco and much, much more.

Film Synopsis:

He was her assignment. She became his diary. Detective Simone Williams, a Jamaican immigrant to the US, dreams of working undercover on a high profile case. She finally gets her chance to go undercover in an attempt to catch a notorious drug dealer, Winston Bailey aka Bucky. She falls victim to his charming personality; compromising her assignment. Lines begin to blur as she gets in deeper. Over time, Williams develops a close bond with Bailey, and their loyalties are put to the ultimate test.

About The Cast:

The film consists of cast members mostly of Jamaican and African Americans descent. Jacinth Sutphin; actress, model, and writer who was born and raised in St. Mary, Jamaica (Richmond), who plays the lead role of a undercover detective as Simone Williams. Prior to the film she moved to the states to pursue her acting career and was very enthused to come back to her country of birth to showcase her work in the acting and film industry. Douglas A. Robbs plays the role of Winston Bailey aka “Bucky” who is the target for the undercover operation. Douglas is a Crown Heights Brooklyn native; who really loves the Jamaican culture and people as well. Michael Thor Love, plays the role of Sargent Putkowski who heads the undercover team and is excited to break into the Jamaican show business this year and to also embrace the culture and people. Other cast members include: Kyle Moore, LaTonya Grant, Levar Dawkins, Richard Bird, TJ Thomas, Kellen Wingate, Jamek Grigg, Robert Murray, and Tanya Thompson.

Based on the name; ‘Diary of A BadMan’ it would be a concern for Jamaicans and persons of African descent that this film will be projecting a bad look on them, however Diemiruaya continues to explain that ‘This is art, and there are many ways to tell a story,’ he guarantees that when you watch this movie you will be blown away because in the film you get to see the bad guy in a different light; you however may not agree with his ways of achieving his goals but you will understand and may eventually agree to his cause of actions.

About Director Diemiruaya

Diemiruaya Deniran was born and raised in London, England.  He now resides in New York City, where he has lived since 1996.  In addition to countless musical projects as a solo artist and featured in collaborative groups, he has written and produced several independent film projects, such as the web series Sexamacation, the short film Kuwsh, The Transaction, the Sci-Fi thriller Soul Remover, Reserve Notes and now Diary of a Badman. Actors and crew that have worked with him on the set have purported him as being demanding, yet extremely effective.  They have expressed his uncanny ability to bring out the best in them as well as depict a masterful interpretation of what he captures with his camera.

Additional screenings are scheduled for New York City 4/7/16 (AMC Theaters 42nd street Manhattan)

https://www.prlog.org/12542408-the-diary-of-badman-premieres-in-jamaica-and-the-cayman-islands-march-30th-2016.html

FASHION AVENUE NEWS EDITORIAL SHOOT WITH Germany’s next Topmodel

 

FAN MARCH 2016 GNTM COVER THIS ONE

Fashion Avenue News magazine, known globally for their coverage of worldwide fashion events, had the opportunity to shoot an editorial with Germany’s next Topmodel for their March 2016 issue.

The editorial team, led by Allison V. Brown, set everything up from the audition process, location scouting, designer selection and make up.  The editorial theme was “ACTION” and designer, Kenya Smith of Planet Zero Motorsport, featured a sizzling array of leather dresses, jumpsuits, topped off by matching helmets and gloves.  Working with celebrity Makeup Artists Lenny Hamilton and Melanie Santos, along with Avant Garde Hair stylists, Tiffany Brown, bought the entire look together.

Sofia Davis, Editor-in-Chief of the luxury, fashion brand, stated it was very hard to choose a one cover model, as all of the models did a very nice job.

Fashion Avenue News Magazine is a global, multi-generational, luxury print publication.  The focus is independent, emerging and established fashion industry talent.

For additional information, visit http://FashionAvenueNews.com

Uniformity May 20 – November 19, 2016 The Museum at FIT

The Museum at FIT presents Uniformity, an exhibition that explores the dynamic history behind a variety of uniforms, examining both their social roles and their influence on high fashion. Uniformity features over 70 objects from the museum’s permanent collection, many of which have never before been on view.

Uniforms occupy a unique place in our society. Designed both to blend in and stand out, they are in a way the antithesis of high fashion. Where uniform design focuses on functionality, control, and tradition, fashion promotes constant change, creativity, and subversion. Yet fashion has often drawn inspiration from uniforms of all kinds, taking functional features and transforming them into decorative elements.

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Uniformity is organized thematically to focus on four main categories of uniforms: military, work, school, and sports. The exhibition opens with a display highlighting each of these four themes, including a full Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) uniform from 1900, a fireman’s uniform from the 1950s, a contemporary schoolgirl uniform from Japan, and a professional cyclist’s uniform from 1985.

The opening gallery also includes a pair of military formal evening uniform (or “mess dress”) jackets from the early 20th century, resplendent with metallic soutache and black galloon. These features functioned to convey the rank and regiment of the wearer. The use of heavy braided threads derived from a need for protection against blades in hand-to-hand combat during the 18th and 19th centuries. Such adornments have since made their way into high fashion, as seen in a look from Ralph Lauren’s fall 2013 collection.

The exhibition continues its exploration of military uniforms in the first display, which concentrates on the importance of modern “dress” uniforms, considering how they have evolved over time, as well as how they differ among ranks, genders, and the various branches of the armed forces. On view in this section is a U.S. Army colonel Dress Blue uniform from 1950, and a World War II U.S. Naval Reserve WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services) uniform designed by the couturier Mainbocher. These are juxtaposed with designs from Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, and Perry Ellis that demonstrate a range of fashionable uses for the deep blue wool and gold buttons of dress uniforms.

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The next section focuses on the U.S. military’s implementation of olive drab service uniforms and cotton fatigues during the 20th century. These are represented by a U.S. Army uniform from World War I, a WAC (Women’s Army Corps) uniform from 1944, a World War II Air Force uniform that features a shortened “Eisenhower” or “Ike” jacket, and a cotton “Jeep” coat, also from World War II. These pieces are shown side-by-side with high fashion garments, such as a design from Comme des Garçons that deconstructs the olive drab service uniform by removing the sleeves while leaving the frayed edges as a form of adornment. A look from Marc Jacobs’s spring 2010 collection features a literal adaptation of an Army field jacket paired with a feminine flowing skirt to create an intriguing juxtaposition.

Naval uniforms in particular have had a marked influence on high fashion ever since the late 19th century, with “middy” collars and “Breton” stripes appearing in sportswear, eveningwear, menswear, children’s wear, and women’s wear. At the center of a platform dedicated to naval garb, two U.S. sailor uniforms from World War I illustrate the adaptability of uniform design to differences in climate and seasonal weather changes. One uniform for warmer weather is made from white cotton, while another version, for cooler temperatures, is rendered in navy blue wool. To either side are pieces that show how designers translate certain details from naval uniforms into high fashion, such as a late-19th century ensemble featuring a sailor or “middy” collar, as well as more contemporary pieces from Jean Paul Gaultier and Sacai that utilize the distinctive “Breton” horizontal stripes of the French navy.

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The final military section examines the evolution of camouflage and its impact on high fashion. Camouflage was first developed during World War I by the French, but was in wide use by World War II. Since then, camouflage design has expanded exponentially to include versions for all terrains, climates, and countries. On view in this section is a U.S. Marine camouflage poncho and helmet cover from World War II, as well as high fashion versions of the print from designers such as John Galliano for Christian Dior and Michael Kors.

From military uniforms, the exhibition moves on to uniforms designed for particular occupations, such as a chauffeur’s uniform from the 1930s and a maid’s uniform from the 1950s. A grouping of nurse uniforms from World War I and World War II are shown alongside Louise Dahl-Wolfe photographs for Harper’s Bazaar from the 1940s that demonstrate the symbolic role of the nurse’s uniform during World War II.

Also on view in this section are two TWA flight attendant uniforms from 1975, designed by Stan Herman. With their fashionable silhouettes, the two looks show how airlines used uniforms to convey an affluent lifestyle. They also show the way variety can be integrated into design to suggest a level of originality and personal style, even while the uniform remains contained within a fixed visual lexicon.

Another Stan Herman highlight from this section is his design for the original McDonald’s uniform that debuted in 1975. This ensemble demonstrates the growing importance of branding in uniform design during the late 20th century. The work uniforms section concludes with a look from Chanel’s fall 2015 ready-to-wear collection, inspired by the distinctive attire of Parisian waiters.

Uniformity then moves on to school uniforms, beginning with an Eaton suit from 1930 and then tracing the evolution of the school blazer, from collegiate jackets of the 1920s and 1940s to contemporary Japanese school uniforms. A Thom Browne suit from 2006 plays on the iconography of the school uniform, fusing the legacy of an Eaton suit with the classic gray flannel suit.

Also highlighted in this section are the influence of schoolgirl uniforms. Unlike the blazer of their male counterparts, these uniforms feature a drop-waist dress. The earliest example on view is a uniform dress issued to the female students of Marymount College during the 1920s. With a slight “middy” collar and silk tie secured around the neck, the look is a clear nod to the sailor-inspired sportswear of the time. Four decades later, in 1967, Rudi Gernreich created an homage to the style with a flirtatious, mini-dress version of the look, also on view. The Gernreich ensemble highlights the increased sexualization of schoolgirl uniforms during the second half of the 20th century.

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Uniformity concludes with a section devoted to athletic uniforms that features historic baseball jerseys, a football uniform from circa 1920, a historic track uniform, a contemporary ski ensemble, and a cycling jersey. The influence of athletic uniforms on high fashion is demonstrated in designs by Ungaro, Geoffrey Beene, Stella Jean, and Gucci, which highlight how the bold insignias and markings of athletic jerseys have influenced the logo-driven branding of many luxury brands.

Uniformity, on view from May 20 through November 19, 2016, is organized by Emma McClendon, assistant curator of costume at The Museum at FIT.

The Museum at FIT

The Museum at FIT, which is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, is the only museum in New York City dedicated solely to the art of fashion. Best known for its innovative and award-winning exhibitions, the museum has a collection of more than 50,000 garments and accessories dating from the 18th century to the present. Like other fashion museums, such as the Musée de la Mode, the Mode Museum, and the Museo de la Moda, The Museum at FIT collects, conserves, documents, exhibits, and interprets fashion. The museum’s mission is to advance knowledge of fashion through exhibitions, publications, and public programs. Visit fitnyc.edu/museum.

The museum is part of the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), a State University of New York (SUNY) college of art, design, business, and technology that has been at the crossroads of commerce and creativity for 70 years. With programs that blend hands-on practice, a strong grounding in theory, and a broad-based liberal arts foundation, FIT offers career education in nearly 50 areas, and grants associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. FIT provides students with a complete college experience at an affordable cost, a vibrant campus life in New York City, and industry-relevant preparation for rewarding careers. Visit fitnyc.edu.

Atlantic City Fashion Weeks Embarks on its Eighth Season

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Celebrating season number eight, Atlantic City Fashion Week (ACFW) will return to the Claridge Hotel.

ACFW will be taking over the shores of Atlantic City, NJ February 23 – 27, 2016 with their high-end, “New York Style’ fashion show. Our event will showcase local, regional and international “Ready to Wear, Children’s, Couture and  retail collections with over 40 designers. “We are creating a brand that is synonymous with the vision of family friendly events that are coming to Atlantic City. We are excited about our growth and new venue which puts us one step closer to meeting this vision.”

The week will start on Tuesday, February 23rd and Wednesday February 24th at Stockton University with “The Business of Fashion” a paneled lecture series of industry professionals. The panel will include designers, journalist, retailers and individuals that have made their mark, as paid professional in the fashion industry. The lecture series is free and open to the public.

Thursday, February 25th will showcase our Students and “First Time” designers showcasing their collections before an audience at Stockton University. Tickets for the Student Showcase are $10 for General Admission and can be purchase at the Stockton University Student Center Front Desk.

Friday, February 26th, our events move to The Claridge Hotel and will feature our Ready to Wear and Retail collections. Designer featured in this event include retailer Abercrombie & Fitch.

On Saturday, February 27th we return to The Claridge Hotel for our Couture and Avant Garde collections. This season will feature Designers from Paris, France, China and South Asia and will conclude with Celebrity Couture Designer, LongTran.

After Saturday’s show, join the fashion crowd as we head to DUSK nightclub at Caesar’s Hotel and Casino for the official Atlantic City Fashion Week After Party. All  attendees of ACFW will have free admission before 12 midnight.

Tickets for Friday and Saturday’s fashion show are $50 General Admission and $100 for VIP.

Special Makeover Ticket Packages are also available. All ticket purchases, press credential and general information can be found on our website at www.AtlanticCityFashionWeek.net

Atlantic City Fashion Week is presented in part by fashionSTYLE Magazine & KingBee Media.

BW Confidential publishes new special collector’s edition The Fragrance Guide, the must-have guide to the global fragrance market

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BW Confidential publishes new special collector’s edition

The Fragrance Guide, the must-have guide to the global fragrance market

Following the success of its first special collector’s issue The Future of Beauty launched in fall 2014, BW Confidential, the Paris-based trade publication for the international beauty industry, has published a new Special Collector’s Edition – The Fragrance Guide.

This luxury format magazine provides industry executives with everything they need to know about fragrance and covers:

Retail developments

Travel retail

Mature & emerging markets

Online sales

New fragrance formats

Sampling

Consumer habits

Packaging

It also includes all the latest data and listings on the category’s launches, brands, retailers, packagers and fragrance houses. The Fragrance Guide is intended to inspire executives and provide them with food for thought, as well as be a source of valuable data and trends that can be referred to time and time again. The Fragrance Guide is sent to subscribers and was distributed at the TFWA World Exhibition show in Cannes and Luxe Pack Monaco. It is also available at the price of €55/$75.

BW Confidential has built a complete information system encompassing digital and print formats and covering breaking news and analytical reports. The publication launched in September 2009 with the aim of providing in-depth analysis and commentary on the international beauty industry. Its offer now includes:

A daily news service, with the latest industry headlines published every day on http://www.bwconfidential.com

An electronic publication (in an easy-to-print format) featuring analysis of industry issues, market reports and interviews, which is sent to subscribers by email every two weeks.

A print magazine, which is published four times a year and includes a range of features, from ceo interviews, regional reports, distribution trends and travel-retail analysis. The magazine is sent to subscribers and also distributed at industry trade shows and events.

Special thematic guides on industry issues published once a year.

BW Confidential covers the beauty industry in all major markets worldwide with a strong focus on the emerging countries of today and tomorrow. This international viewpoint is thanks to its network of experienced beauty and business journalists in key markets around the globe, from Brazil to India and from China to Russia, and to its team’s presence at trade shows and industry events around the world. BW Confidential is present at more than 20 major international trade shows and events.