Fall Winter Head Candy Collection
Several times every year the entire staff gets together to work on a new collection, and it is hard to believe that this is only our 2nd full collection together! I spend a few weeks carefully thinking about a theme that will not only inspire the entire staff, but will also inspire our clients, and will showcase the team’s talents, along with the ability to display the latest trends in cut, color, and styling. I announce the theme at our twice-yearly team meeting, and have everyone draw names to choose their teammates. The staff knows there is always a method to my madness, and I like having them choose teammates randomly so they get the opportunity to work with new people on a regular basis. It is great for moral and team building, and helps everyone to learn and grow by constantly working with different people.
The theme this time was vintage styles. We randomly chose decades from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s and gave them a “Candy Remix” or a modern update. Since vintage styles are always coming back around again, I thought it would be a fun way for the team to put their own personal twist on updating these classics with a more modern edge using today’s techniques. We get so many requests for vintage styling, especially for weddings, and there seems to be a major surge of vintage adoration everywhere we look. With shows like Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire, Masters of Sex, and Downton Abbey, everyone seems to be longing for more simple times and classic beauty.
This time we called in a very special makeup artist that I’ve worked with on several projects before. She is amazingly talented and I absolutely adore her! I wanted to give Chrissi the opportunity to be a part of assisting the rest of the team with styling for the day and to give her the chance to learn from one of the best makeup artists I know. We also decided to work with Jillian Kathryn Photography for our third project together, since we seem to be making such an amazing team!
We hope you love these vintage inspirations as much as we do and our Candy Remixes on the classics! We work hard to not just stay on top of the latest trends, but to also help start the next hottest trends to keep all of you ahead of the game! We absolutely love what we do and it wouldn’t be possible without you and your support!
We will be counting down the newest collection from the 90’s to the 50’s. So check back with us every few weeks to see the next decade in our trip down memory lane! First up is the 90’s!
Hair: Alexis Jimenez and Payal Surti
Models: Brian and Sommer
It may seem hard to believe that the 1990’s can even be considered a vintage decade, but it is indeed true that some of these trends are already 24 years old!
Music from N’SYNC, Backstreet Boys, MC Hammer, Courtney & Kurt, the Spice Girls & Britney Spears gave us a wide range of music from mainstream pop to dark and edgy grunge rock. Movies and TV including Friends, 90210, Clueless, Fresh Prince, and Saved by the Bell started the style trends that influenced millions around the world. We all wore those low crotch Hammer pants, overalls with one strap undone, bright patterns, and a few of us even wore our pants backwards to be like a pair of very young rapping one-hit-wonders. If you didn’t wear your hair in twisties or scrunchies, have the “Rachel haircut”, or a massive collection of butterfly clips and Pogs, you weren’t living in the 90’s!
Check back with us in a few weeks to see the 80’s in our next trip down memory lane!