When I think of trunk shows, my first initial thought would be bridal. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it is always the case. Trunk shows are smaller presentations where people can buy items and/or place orders on items that can be purchased; where as runway shows are larger in scale. I have attended many different trunk shows. My first trunk show was Mochachino wh0 is a women and men’s designer. He held a trunk show out of a hotel room. We were given line sheets and look books of each item that was for sale. Our measurements were taken and then we placed an order. Another trunk show I attended was for an independent jewelry company who got together many different designers in one room to showcase their accessories. Trunk shows hosted by companies may travel from state to state, country to country with their goods. It really all boils down to brand awareness in my opinion. I really believe strongly in brands having trunk shows because sometimes you can learn about all kinds of different companies that aren’t necessarily big or well known, but make great products.
The video below is of Stewart Weitzman’s trunk show for F/W 2014. What I liked about this video is that it did not portray the typical trunk show with items for sale; however, the company gave you a glimpse about how their shoes are made and who they are as a company. It leaves you with a feeling of trust and knowing that you are getting quality items.
I think my favorite show of all time is the Louis Vuitton Show from Fall/Winter 2013. Nothing prepared me for this show and what I was witnessing. The show fascinated me because Marc Jacobs had his models walked down the runway by their very own porters carrying their Louis Vuitton bags. The shoes were chunky heeled platforms, almost mary janes like. The collection was for the sophisticated woman for sure. Top coats were adorned worth extra large buttons. I loved the color pallets in jewel tones: navy, plum, greens, and gold tones. It was a very whimsy show, starting with the train of course. The music added on to the whimsical elements. Check it out below and tell me you are not blown away!
I am a transitioning natural. I really wont get into the curl patterns, BC (big chop) and BSL (bra strap length) posts and length check updates and all of these technical buzz words a lot of naturals use. All of our hairs are different and will take products and styles differently. I have three different curl patterns in my head so my hair doesn’t really abide by the curl pattern rules. Anyone is feeling like me, and have read all the natural blogs and looked at some of these tutorials, and endless do and don’ts on going natural… you’ve realized like me that some of this shit just doesn’t work for you! LOL.
I have purple and pink hair. Having color treated hair on top of bleaching it, can cause some struggles with moisture retention, dryness and breakage; the issues are endless. Most natural hair blogs I’ve come across do not come from girls with colored hair and so the processes my hair endured differed dramatically. However, I will say my flexi rod curls are so much better thanks to Naptural85 tutorials! I ultimately want to share my struggles and triumphs with moisturizing and product trials. I want to connect with others who have hair like me and who have dyed their hair every color of the rainbow. And maybe we can help and inspire each other. Maybe you are having the same struggles as me and want to share, or have a product that has been amazing. I’d love to hear about it.
Below are pics of me through my almost year long transition:
Every couple of weeks I cut about an inch off until the ends of my hair that are relaxed are gone. I still have about 2 inches left to cut off…