Toni & Guy’s 50th – Backstage Sneak Peeks

by cecylia on February 20, 2013

Last Friday I had the utmost pleasure of styling Toni & Guy’s 50th Anniversary Showcase at Melbourne Central. The internationally-renowned hair salon is now half a century old, though it is still as youthful, vibrant and energetic as its inception in the swinging 60s. What an honour it was to work with them on this milestone. Since I spent the entire day backstage, here are some behind-the-scenes snaps to show you how the hair, make up and styling all came together. Taken at the Melbourne Central Toni & Guy salon:


Nicole from Napoleon Perdis ready to transform a model’s face.


A model wearing Sonya Kraan jacket and Danielle Caputi skirt, all from Gusto & Elan


What to wear…


Hairstylist Marie working her magic on a model’s tresses, who is wearing a Sol dress from Gusto & Elan.DSC00225

Closeup of a pretty face and an interesting print: dress and skirt from Fame Agenda.


Styling on this scale is a completely different ball game. There are a number of challenges associated with 30 models that don’t arise when you’re only styling one or two: being able to meet a multi-genred brief, catering to different skin tones and body shapes, staying on top of coordinating clothing to match hair and makeup, or even the challenge of carrying several ’body bags’ full of clothes around town whilst not attracting suspicious police…. A heart-felt thank you to my amazing assistant Rachel, collaborating designers and boutiques Sonya Kraan, Karen Millen, Gusto & Elan and Fame Agenda.

Happy anniversary Toni & Guy. You don’t look your age at all!

上个星期五我非常荣幸协助Toni & Guy五十周年的时装展览。英国著名的理发厅自从六十年代直到今天仍然那么时髦。他们在墨尔本中心举办了一整天的头发示范。我为三十位模特准备了服装。一整天在后台所以只有后台的照片与你们分享。为那么多的模特准备衣服可不简单。更何况我得根据三位理发师的简报,顾上模特们的肤色,尺寸等等。非常感谢我的助手Rachel,设计师 Sonya Kraan, 品牌Karen Millen, Gusto & Elan 和 Fame Agenda.

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vanesa February 20, 2013 at 5:05 pm

Gorgeous photos, love the models look with the red hair. :)


cecylia February 25, 2013 at 11:58 am

haha yes she sure stood out!


mili February 20, 2013 at 6:26 pm

your styling combined with the hair & makeup make them look so fabulous :)

Mili from call me, Maeby


cecylia February 25, 2013 at 11:56 am

thank you so much Mili! That’s very kind of you!


Mica February 20, 2013 at 10:33 pm

Lovely outfits – great job on the styling! So nice to see some behind the scenes shots as well, I liked the ones you shared on instagram :)


cecylia February 25, 2013 at 11:53 am

thank you Mica! I was so busy I barely had a chance to photograph the day :D glad these turned out ok!


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