Fashion Five

From October 21 through 22, Emiliani Enterprises hosted Emiliani Beauty Expo, Runway V-an event specifically held for fashion artists, stylists and students. Edison, NJ was the scene of this year's Expo. The theme: to show recognition and appreciation to the five elements of fashion (the fab five include beauty editors, make-up artists, hair colorists, clothing designers and hair designers) and how they all connect to make the industry so successful.

This year's beauty show featured exhibitor displays showcasing the most innovative new products with hands-on demonstrations and workshops from leading artists in the beauty and fashion industries including Phillip Wilson sponsored by ColorProof; Rocky Vitelli, Leonel Rodriguez and Anna Cantu sponsored by Farouk; Tina Crenshaw and Boyd Parris sponsored by Framesi; Damien Carney and Shannon Simmonds sponsored by Joico; Leanne Shade and Lenny Strand sponsored by Logics; Ammon Carver and Daniel Roldan sponsored by Matrix; Scott Cole, Linda Yodice, Jennifer Sparveri, and Noogie Thai sponsored by Paul Mitchell; and Faye Judson and Ian Browning sponsored by Sexy Hair.

Featured exhibitors included RICI, Malibu C, Joico, Matrix Systems, including NEW Total Results, Repechage Hydra-Amino 18 Hair Spa, Viviscal and Paul Brown Hawaii.

A 100 foot runway positioned in the center of the main show floor showcased a collaboration between salon and fashion designers. The fashion designers featured included: Elisa Jimenez from Project Runway, Geary Marcello, Thomas Lavone, Shauntele, Ola Hawatmeh, Ana Segura and Simone Rodrigues. Joining them was fashion stylist Engie Hassan.

Noogie Thai for Paul Mitchell
Matrix   Noogie Thai for Paul Mitchell