The Alternative Hair Show 2018 is a Spectacular Affair
The Alternative Hair Show 2018 raised £205,000 For the Fighting Leukaemia charity with a spectacular show featuring everything from giant candy floss balls to futuristic cyborg hair styling. The 36th annual extravaganza was held at the Freemasons’ Hall in London to raise money for the Alternative Hair Charitable Foundation – Fighting Leukaemia.
TIGI’s Linda Evans welcomed the audience by explaining the evening’s entertaining artistic performances aim to raise money to help children with leukaemia.
This year’s International Visionary Award, sponsored by TIGI and presented by the international president of Alternative Hair, together with Alternative Hair founder Tony Rizzo was divided into three categories – cut and colour, men’s and avant garde.
The 2018 visionary award winners were Ryu Kyougoku, Japan for cut and colour, Alessandro Barca, UK for men’s and Tang Wei, Taiwan for avant garde.
Anne Veck’s show featured Japanese-style warriors with sticks in their hair. Alan Edwards models had gold dripping through their locks, while Carlo Bay used the mystical theme to display glamorous and elegant styles with feathers and elegant gowns.
At the opposite end of the spectrum KPO’s show gave a futuristic touch with models sporting cyborg-style outfits with slick white bobs and lights around their heads. The futuristic theme was continued courtesy of Laslo Hajas with models changing from a black to a white dress within milliseconds live on stage.
The models sported headsets in the black outfits which were removed to reveal stunning choppy styles once the white dresses were on show.
This year’s Legend Award was given to Bruno Mascolo. He said he felt honoured to receive the award but explained how grateful he is to have such an amazing team around him.