To go from the shower to runway-ready in anything less than an hour should be declared an art. But the six teams in the SFFMA’s recent Beauty Expo Style Competition had just 30 minutes to create high-drama looks.
Behind the runway looks of painted faces and spritzed ’dos in Bay Area fashion shows such as Snow II, San Francisco Fashion Week, and this year’s Charity Fashion Show is Pigment Cosmetics founder and CEO Manhal Mansour.
Last weekend’s L’Affaire by Epifany delivered a fashion show benefiting Project Night Night, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping homeless children by providing special Night Night packages with blankets, books and stuffed animals to shelters around the country. Models donning hair and makeup courtesy of Pigment Cosmetics presented to the crowd looks from Alyssa Nicole, Sarah Liller, Inlush and GB Shrive Designs.
While Tinseltown honored the best of small screen at the end of last month, San Francisco had an awards ceremony of its own in the form of Stellar: San Francisco Fashion Awards, an annual show now in its 3rd year from the San Francisco Fashion and Merchants Alliance (SFFAMA).