Hair Hacks

The holidays are usually filled with an abundance of get-togethers whether it is an office party or family gathering, usually the occasion calls for a bit of dress-up. Although I am more than happy to see my clients for special occasion hairstyling, there are a few styles, that are chic and elegant and an easy DIY. First things first, you should start with a good foundation, come into the salon for a blowout either the day-of or the day before your event. A proper blowout will give you the texture and volume that allows you to be versatile: hair up, hair down, half-up half-down; you get the...

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What I really did this summer

I recently wrote about all of the things that I got up to this past summer , weddings, travel, Capital City Burlesque and the list goes on but I left out some pretty important details. While on vacation in Vancouver, I was contacted by Canada’s W Network and invited to Toronto to interview for a position on one of their shows. I got on that plane with butterflies in my stomach anticipating the interview and trying not to get too excited about the possibilities before me. I’m so thankful to all of my clients who have put up with being rescheduled and I’m sorry for all of the excuses. It really...

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Tuxedo or suit?

What is the difference between a tuxedo and suit? When you picture a tuxedo, what comes to mind? A coat with tails, bowties, James Bond? A tuxedo is more formal than a suit, however, the styling of a modern tuxedo is not that different from that of a suit. If you are into tails, you can still find them on a morning coat, Shadbelly or a dress coat. The most significant differences between tuxedo and suit is the use of satin and piping. On a tuxedo you may find satin used on any of the following: the lapel, the pockets, the buttons, and/or a stripe down the pant leg, on a suit you shouldn’t...

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Not All Dresses Go To Heaven

You’ve spent years dreaming about your wedding dress, hours searching for the perfect gown, and months saving up for it. Now that your wedding day is over, what do you do with your beautiful dress? This is a question that I cannot answer for you but I will tell you about your options and how I feel about them, like anything, it’s your wedding and your dress and the most important thing is that you do what makes you happy. It is currently very trendy to “Trash the Dress,” for those of you that don’t know, that isn’t stuffing it in a big green bag and placing it out on the curb. Trashing your...

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