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LFW BORA AKSU SS14 – ASSISTING HAIR DESIGNER CHRYSOSTOMOS CHAMALIDIS

Once again I was extremely happy to assist Hair Stylist Chrysostomos Chamalidis for London Fashion Week.
 
Key Hair Designer Chrysostomos Chamalidis
For a third season Chrysostomos was the Key Hair Designer for LFW Bora Aksu SS14 and was sponsored by hair brand KMS.
 
The show took place in the Courtyard Space at Somerset House and with a 20-strong hair team and an early start, with a call time of 6am to ensure the models were ready for the 9.30am show.
 
Hair Designer Bio...
Chrysostomos Chamalidis is a hair-stylist with over 20 years of experience and a master in hair! Early in his career he started working in hair salons, later moving to fashion, advertising, music and theatre. He has worked at top international hair salons, styled numerous fashion editorials and worked with countless celebrities including most recently last week Sienna Miller for the British Film Institute Gala. 
 
Sienna Miller – British Film Institute Gala 2013
He has worked on campaigns for labels and companies including George Jensen, MAC Cosmetics, Valentino Red, H&M, Rimmel, and Ann Taylor and is also the hair designer for Roland Mouret trunk shows and look books. 
 
Working with renowned names in the industry such as Malcolm Edwards and Eugene Souleiman, he has also worked on various fashion shows for Temperley, ISSA, Kinder Aggugini, Antonio Berardi, and Gilles.
Chrysostomos style can be described as feminine, avant-garde and exaggerated classic forms and to view more of Chrysostomos’s amazing work please visit his website.
 
The Show & Hair Style
Celebrating 10 years at London Fashion Week this year, Designer Bora Aksu looked to his Turkish roots for inspiration for his S/S 14 collection “Nazar”.
 
 
Chrysostomos Chamalidis explained the hair inspiration:
“The style I created was evocative of a beautiful rural Turkish peasant girl who has been outside in fields all day. Her look is youthful and fresh with a windswept, but not frizzy, hair texture to perfectly complement Bora’s collection.”
 
To achieve the perfect wispy texture the hair was carefully prepped with KMS ADDVOLUME root & body lift, KMS ADDVOLUME volumising spray and KMS HAIRPLAY makeover spray, and finished with KMS HAIRPLAY playable texture and KMS TAMEFRIZZ taming creme. 
 
 
 
Here’s the video from the show and to find out how we created the look click here
 
Love Jo x
 
 
 
Jo Coletta
Jo Coletta is a London based freelance Hair & Makeup Artist whose recent credits include regular on line and print editorials and advertising campaignsWorking with the Ultimate Lifestylist Naomi Isted for the past few years as her Hair & Makeup Artist Jo has attended numerous celebrity events and worked very closely with Naomi for her hit international TV series Harley Street Beauty.She can be seen regularly assisting back stage at London Fashion Week and Mens Collections and most recently was the key Makeup Artist for Ravensbourne College catwalk show for Graduate Fashion Week.With a keen eye for the latest trends in Fashion, Beauty, Hair & Makeup Jo loves to share her beauty and makeup tips and experiences via her online social media.Jo is extremely proud to be a contributor at The Ultimate Lifestylist and encourages and looks forward to all the readers feedback and comments.

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