Friday, February 20, 2015

Backstage: EDWING D'ANGELO-Optimum Amla Legend NYFW Fall 2015

West 48th St/NYC

We got backstage before a lucky Friday- January 13th, 2015 fashion show/fundraising event that benefited NY Giant Walter Thurmond's Foundation for Arts and Education http://walterthurmondfoundation.org and the Chris Culliver Foundation established by the San. Fran. 49er to protect the rights of neglected animals. Designer Edwing D'Angelo provided the clothing that included sharp looking suits for the men.
hold and shine-spray lightly-products used the new Optimum Amla Legend Enchanted Finish Hold+Polish Spray-waterless hold+polish spray moisturizes and sets styles-with lots of shine ($6.99)

Hair care honors went to sponsor Optimum Amla Legend-a leader in salon-quality products for multi-cultural women -with celebrity hair stylists Eric Bland and Derick Monroe on tap to get the guys groomed and the female models---with striking trapezoid shape blond wigs---ready for the catwalk.

before the show…yes, a lot of runway models are students!!!!

...catching up

shape of hair is important--wigs too

guys got groomed

the make-up used to get that smokey eye drama---plus serious contouring of cheeks-which worked with those bold blond wigs---real daylight tho-a bit much


a lot of the make-up used by The Body Shop including a fav collection of ours-the Extra Virgin Minerals line-which at bargain prices-rivals foundations costing 3x more.

From SoftSheen - Carson Laboratories™ Optimum Salon Haircare® -Oil-Infused Styling Ritual to Optimum Amla Legend---a new three piece collection: the Optimum Amla Legend Enchanted Finish Hold+Polish Spray-waterless hold+polish spray moisturizes and sets styles-with lots of shine ($6.99), the Optimum Amla Legend Treasured Temple Edge Tamer: Smooths flyways-and humidity tough frizz control ($6.99), and the Optimum Amla Legend Lustrous Body Blow Dry Mousse-Oil infused conditioning for flexible hold with a silky texture $6.99. Affordable haircare!


Bonus Points-DJ Ippey - fantastic-wish our gym got a soundtrack from him