The DOLLFACE girls have been enjoying a round of hair expos, competitions and fashion events. Dallas Jenkins tells us about their achievements and what’s in for Spring.
>Hi Dallas, your team of consultants are doing some great things. Tell us more about what you and the girls have been doing?
It has been a busy year for the dolls here at Dollface Hair! Other than the daily delight of tending to the tresses of our beautiful clients the team are extending and putting their passion and skills abroad.
Earlier this year on April 9th, 20 stylists handpicked from a national competition ventured to Sydney’s Star City to create a stylish hair design for the potential Miss World Australia. Liz Martin our senior stylist represented Dollface Hair with amazing skill and creativity. In fact Liz was 1 of only 2 stylists selected from NSW. What a fantastic opportunity for Liz, although her style was not chosen as the winner she thoroughly enjoyed the experience and says she will definitely do it again.
End of April – early May saw myself through Rosemount Australian Fashion Week again. Buzzing, buzzing! Always inspiring and a full on week. Styling for the likes of Hotel Bondi Swim, One Teaspoon, Lisa Ho, Akira, just to name a few – its exciting to have a sneak peak at what’s in store later this year.
Bridget Hughes got busy with Redken’s Future Colour Competition in June. Utilizing one of Dollface’s very own assistants, Kate Donohoe as her model, Bridget put her heart into creating a jewel infused colour customizing look with a winning chance. The stakes were high, the winner to receive a full spread in Culture Look Book 08, a 4 day trip to NYC with $2,000 spending money and more. The 6 finalists were announced, we were not successful but none the less an achievement and a wonderful learning experience.
So much time and effort goes into preparing with this type of work for all involved. The biggest achievement though is the one within. The lessons learned and personal development are the gold stars in preparing for such events which is simply priceless.
Bridget’s efforts for Future Colour were further extended when she entered her photo of Kate into The Port Macquarie Hairdressing Competitions in August. Bridget placed 2nd! Well done Bridget!
And just of late, was the Rosemount Sydney Fashion Festival. Whoa! Talk about full on, 3-4 shows a day for 6 days. Early starts, late finishes, little less champers and a lot more coffee is a small part of what it takes to be part of a core session styling team! Styling for Alex Perry – (oh those pretty dresses are just simply divine), David Jones, Charlie Brown, JETS, Easton Pearson, Zimmerman, Sass and Bide are just some of the designers showcased. The team and I at Dollface are very excited for spring and the new looks for the season.
> What’s in for Spring?
It’s neither stuffy nor angst-y, froofy nor foul. The look for Spring/Summer 08/09 focuses on the ease of dressing, governed by clothes and your sexy, but lived in hair that works your life. The breeziest of dresses, embellished with special touches and rendered in loose shapes, are the building block. But there’s plenty of room for slouchy pants, maxi skirts, mini lengths … and of course bikinis!
Whatever the occasion, whatever the look, your hair matters. It can make or break you!
> What kind of styles/colours can you suggest for the Port Cup this year?
Your colour is designed strictly for you and your skin tone, not so much governed by an event or what who’s hot right now is doing with their locks. Dollface Hair can give you a thorough consult regarding what best suits the individual’s skin tone, lifestyle and ongoing maintenance regime.
As for style, aforementioned we are unleashing the latest fresh from the catwalk, it’s hot! Get in quick!
> Thank you Dallas.