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Ask Rosalee: New York Fashion Week Edition

September 20, 2010

The number one question this week is, “How was New York Fashion Week? Tell me everything!”

So Dolls, here’s everything…It was amazing!

I went to New York City to do hair for the Spring/Summer 2011 season of  New York Fashion Week (NYFW)  It was a wonderful opportunity to combine my love of fashion and beauty. My travel companions were Nicole Oechsner and Chris Sanders, two amazing stylists from Wisconsin. The three of us giggled through the entire trip and did some really wonderful hair.

We started the week doing hair for the Academy of Arts University (AAU). The look was sleek and wet. We pulled the hair back into a tight pony, leaving the hair in the crown loose. We did a braiding technique to set the hair and then let it out right before the show.

The second show we did hair for was a designer’s collective. It had several designers who needed multiple hair looks. Two of the looks had a mix of texture. One part of the hair was tight, wet and sleek while the other was dry and textured. The other look was a sleek ballerina bun.

Then we did hair for Marisol Henriquez. Her collection felt more like resort-wear and the hair was fitting for that mood. We did a soft curled look on the women and a slicked back look on the men.

Elie Tahari was next. It was the biggest show we have been a part of. Everything was flawless from the models to the music and especially the clothes and the hair. I was able to take a lead role in the men’s hair, which was an honor. The male models are so fun and cool, not to mention absolutely gorgeous. Have I told you how much I love my job? I was also able to watch the show, from the front row! If that wasn’t amazing enough, I had a conversation with Joe Zee, the creative director and stylist for ELLE Magazine!

We finished the week with the Argentina Group. It was the craziest show I have ever been on. We had 46 models to do in 45mins! Oh, and there were five different looks to do. But we all kept our cool and worked amazingly well under pressure. All of the models looked great and the designers were happy.

The three of us doing hair for AAU!

I had a wonderful time in NYC. Found a bunch of little treasures, that I will post about next week, and did some great hair. It’s good to be back in Madison and to be back with you Brava Readers!

Until next week, have confidence Dolls, you are beautiful!


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3 Comments leave one →
  1. Abby Schoofs permalink
    September 20, 2010 7:15 pm

    Awesome job as always Rosalee! 🙂

  2. September 23, 2010 10:51 pm

    Happy for Sheena Moulton in one of the vids

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