A beautiful ceremony was held earlier this month to celebrate the 90 years of the artistic group Intercoiffure Mondial, which included an artistic evening event and a training day of the very highest standard.
The annual gala ceremony Intercoiffure Mondial – Night of the Stars, for this edition with a strong presence of Japanese and Chinese delegations. For President of the Group, Klaus Peter Ochs, it was an opportunity to thank both L’Oréal Professionnel and Wella Professionals for their support over many years, and also the moment to announce that the next edition of Intercoiffure World Congress will be held in Shanghai.
The opening of art show saw French hairdresser, Christophe-Nicolas Biot on stage with an interpretation of the elegance and refinement of the Parisian woman. There were also beautiful presentations from the Chinese delegation, led by Chen Minzheng, ambassador for Intercoiffure China. The models, dressed in traditional costume, reflected the refined world of the Tang Dynasty and the mystique of the Forbidden City. Then dive into the history of costumes, hairstyles and make-up during the Qing period.
Another atmosphere, yet equally refined, was created by the Japanese delegation. To conclude the evening, a presentation of the new collection of Intercoiffure Mondial was themed “Happiness” – a collection bursting with color and texture that gave emphasis to joy of living.
The following day saw attentions turned to education and training as members of Intercoiffure met Salle Wagram for the 4th edition of Fashion Day Sunday – international workshops to explore in detail the cuts and colour trends of the new season, with the first of two talents of Guillaume Foundation, Japanese Mari Ogahara and Australian Matthew Johnson. The two young talents created two looks inspired by the Mad Max movie mixing raw textures and sensual forms.
Hester Wernert-Rijn, Creative Artist for Wella Professionals then presented his collection “Transformation” implementing hairstyles from everyday life; skillfully blending a range of colors from blue to pink through grey and blond. Frank Brormann, L’Oréeal Professionnel Ambassador in Germany then introduced “Calligraphy” a technique of cutting hair on the bias and preserve its integrity and freshness.
Gianni Scumaci, the Joico Director of Vision Europe, meanwhile, introduced the “Salon I-Deas” and a new collection composed of hairstyles which are adaptable according to the situation in which you find yourself. To finish, four of the premier international artistic directors of Intercoiffure Mondial came together to present trends which inspired the new collection 2016 “Happiness”.