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BEAUTY: Guido’s Fashion Collection with REDKEN (+Giveaway)

We’ve see the runway styles, now get ready to bring these glamorous looks right into your own home with products that won’t only make braids and volume easy to maintain, it will shimmer, shine and matallic too!

These three Guido essential styling products not only created stunning looks this past World MasterCard Fashion Week, they created a statement that still has fashion and beauty lovers talking.

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Try out Stay High 18 by REDKEN for a product so great it not only works like a gel, it has the airiness of a mousse. This product is the perfect go-to product that will give you the volume you want with the last you need.

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For some women, spring/summer is all about taming uncontrollable hair or simply keeping it away from your face and neck during the hotter months. Braids not only look great, if styled properly they will last all day and sometimes even over night. Using Braid Aid 03 by REDKEN will help define the twists and ties of your braid making it easier to manage and last longer.

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Silver and gold, silver and gold, who doesn’t want a touch of silver and gold. Get the high-fashion metallic look that we saw strike the runway at World MasterCard Fashion Week, Metal Fix 08 by REDKEN will create a lightweight definition effect that is the perfect addition to your summer look. So, whether your walking the city or strolling the beach you will be sure to shine in the sunlight.

We want to help make your spring and summer hair look great, last long and catch everyone’s eye, which is why we are teaming up with REDKEN Canada to give you the newest Guido styling essentials that were used backstage at Toronto’s World MasterCard Fashion Weeks. The winner will receive Stay High 18, Metal Fix 08 and Braid Aid 03 (valued at $100). To enter, please use the widget below and be sure to follow our social media channels for bonus entries (@stylempire, @nessycioffi and @RedkenCanada) #StyleEmpire #RedkenReady #StyleYourStory

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Winners must live in the Toronto area to claim your prize. Winners will be contacted on April 24th and have 24 hours to respond before another winner will be chosen.
Contest closes April 23rd at 11:59PM EST.

– Vanessa Cioffi

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#WMCFW Fall/Winter 2015 – Mackage

Elisa Dahan and Eran Elfassy, creative directors of the coveted brand Mackage, are the only team in the world that could possibly make me look forward to winter. The thought of repeating the horrifying freeze Toronto just went through is completely unbearable with one strict exception. I was introduced that one-off miracle at World Mastercard Fashion Week, day 3. The only way to face Jack Frost again is draped in Mackage’s Fall/Winter 2015 line. Whip him away with Mackage’s long leather tassels, melt him with their deep red hues, and cast him out in from behind their dramatic, opulent furs.

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– Nicole Edwards

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#WMCFW Fall/Winter 2015: Melissa Nepton

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Day two of World MasterCard Fashion Week brought a fashionable and completely wearable feel to the runway. There’s something about the crisp white runway and bright lights that make each piece look absolutely stunning. It’s always is refreshing seeing pieces that can be worn right off the runway and become the newest piece in your wardrobe.

Melissa Nepton brought a classic and wearable collection that was filled with pastel colours, grey, black and white, creating a collection of pieces that will have you thinking Spring before the last snow fall. Each look made its way down the runway with a classy and sophisticated feel from top to bottom. From wool dresses to peplum pants, Nepton pushed the limits creating a collection that was sure to be talked about all week long. With her inspiration being a winter warrior it’s no doubt that all women will be ready to take on the ice, snow and whatever our outrageous Canadian winters plan on throwing your way.

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During the cooler months there are some pieces that every girl simply can’t go without, whether it be a wool coat or textured trousers the collection managed to squeeze it all into one fabulous assembly of exactly what women want to stay warm and look good. Winter is long enough as it is, why bother making it feel even longer with clothing that we don’t love!

– Vanessa Cioffi

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#WMCFW Fall/Winter 2015: David Dixon

Few designers at World Mastercard Fashion Week exemplify the same dedication to shaping Canadian fashion that’s evident in through the legacy of David Dixon. After twenty years in the business, Dixon has risen to the top of the Canadian fashion industry; even bringing the likes of Toronto’s mayor John Tory to line the runway for a glimpse at his newest creations. The debut of Dixon’s Fall/Winter 2015 collection is the ultimate testament to this fact to his dedication. Tuesday evening marked his 20th year in the industry marking this collection a landmark 40th.

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– Nicole Edwards

 

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#WMCFW Spring/Summer 2015: Day 4, Matthew Gallagher

Matthew Gallagher is always a must see during World MasterCard Fashion week, from perfect fit to unique designs, Gallagher never disappoints fashion lovers. The collection Spring/Summer 2015 was inspired by the season itself as a new start and new beginnings.

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The inspiration of the seasons were brought out through mixing more subdued green mossy colours with bright bubble gum pinks, creating a mix in nature. Each piece showed off that perfect fit as they made their way down the runway, creating a flawless and breathtaking collection of pieces that can be worn again and again. These timeless pieces show off the beauty in a women, complementing each women’s shape without having to be body conscious.

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The clean line and hand stitch detailing in the pieces created stunning movement and sparkle down the runway that named the collection both breathtaking and outstanding. Gallagher’s close attention to detail is exactly what makes this designer a top runway show season after season.

– Vanessa Cioffi

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