You’re Invited for a Glamorous Night of Beauty and Style!
VELVET AVE & URBAN CURLS HAIR STUDIO are inviting you to an unforgettable evening of celebration of beauty and style at the prestigious Design Exchange, Canada’s only Design Museum.
This is an event where we craft environments and atmospheres that allow people who share common interests to truly connect with one another:
- guests, celebrities,
- stylists, makeup artists,
- sponsors, vendors in the hair and fashion industry.
Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 5:30 PM – 10:30PM
Design Exchange, 234 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5K 1B2
WHAT TO EXPECT?
This is a fun-filled night of entertainment, cocktails, networking, live hair demos, fashion and beauty tips, that will take you on your way to living your most stylish life.
THINGS TO LOOK FORWARD TO:
- Exclusive insights from expert stylists
- Complimentary style consultations
- Meet and greet with your favorite bloggers
- Find hair and fashion products at discounted prices
Is to make a positive impact on the lives of others by sharing practical tips, techniques, and tricks that will take you on your way to living your most stylish life.
Look good feel good!
EXPERIENCE A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY KARL WOLF
Winner of MTV Europe Music Awards
5 Times Winner of SOCAN Awards
3 Times Nominated for JUNO Awards
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MEET THE HOSTS OF THIS EVENT: VELVET AVE & URBAN CURLS TORONTO
WHO IS VELVET AVE?
Velvet Ave is an upscale fashion & style consulting company that provides its clients with a wide range of VIP Fashion Concierge services that differ from your average retail walk-in shopping experience.
Velvet Ave offers wardrobe makeovers, fashion styling, wardrobe pulls for media stylists, attire for promotional models, personalized fashion sourcing and VIP styled Pop Up Shop events for the general public. And that’s not all, Velvet Ave clients have the ability to shop 24/7 the latest trends online. From the classic woman to the daring fashionista, Velvet Ave delivers it all.
WHO IS URBAN CURLS?
Urban Curls Hair Studio is one of the Toronto’s fastest-growing group of talented and passionate curl experts specialized in caring and styling all curly hair types. In their Hair Studio in Danforth Toronto, they offer a full salon’s service for natural curls. With over 15 years of combined hair care experience, their expertise will provide you with a true curl consultation, treat, style and help you to have permanently a good healthy looking hair. Their mission is to promote healthy curly hair through in-salon services, education, and product knowledge.
There is no reason that you cannot express your individuality, your uniqueness and everything that makes you amazing.
Join us on April 21st, 2018 and let’s celebrate our beauty and our uniqueness, while learning from the industry experts and shopping at discounted prices.
MEET WORLD CLASS CELEBRITY EDUCATORS AND ARTISTS
We are proud to announce our partnership and collaboration with MUAVEE – company led by a very talented Toronto-based Celebrity Makeup Artist Mélanie Viger.
From working with TV hosts on several stations to red carpet events, the fashionista has been traveling and her work has been published in several magazines worldwide. Working with celebrities like Nicole Williams, Erika Mena, Keisha Chante and Jessica Mulrouney, Mélanie Viger has definitely made a name for herself in the industry.
Mélanie has always had an extreme eye for detail and wants to bring the best products and techniques to her clients. One of the many examples to highlight that, is ‘Minked by MUAVEE lashes 100% 3D Mink’, a uniquely designed product that enhances all looks and eye shapes.
Connect with Melanie on Instagram @muavee
Kevin is the Chief Executive Officer of KirkPro, founded in 2012 to provide the hair care industry with new and innovative products for multicultural hair care.
Kevin Kirk has been four times Bronner Brothers’ International Hair Battle winner, (the only competitor in Bronner Brothers history to achieve this performance).
He has also appeared in two national reality television programs, “Ambushed Make Over” and “Tears, Shears, & Beauty”. He co-starred, along with Chris Rock, in the HBO movie titled “Good Hair”. Kevin has also been featured in issues of Upscale magazine, Matrix magazine, Hype Hair magazine, The Source magazine, Modern Salon and more.
Connect with Kevin on Instagram @kevinkirk1
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ENJOY A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY: FIND YOUR FIERCE
Connect on Instagram @monicagold1 @Find.Your.Fierce
MEET OUR SPECIAL GUESTS AND PANELISTS
Meet The Stylist for Canada’s # 1 Entertainment News destination ET Canada
Alicia McNamara oversees wardrobe direction as the Stylist for ET Canada. Alicia is the epitome of celebrity style having spent years in the ever-changing world of Costume Design where she worked on many high-profile television series including NBC’s Covert Affairs.
Alicia mentors students with the internship program at ET Canada where she is both a stylist and a teacher.
Describing her style as classic and chic with sexual expressiveness, Alicia believes that every woman can be uniquely feminine, while moving comfortably through life.
Connect on Instagram – @aliciasmcn
Meet The Founder of the Award Winning Fashion and Lifestyle Platform TuxedoSergio.com, Sergio El-Azzi
Tuxedosergio.com is an award winning Toronto based fashion and lifestyle platform founded by Sergio El-Azzi. This platform has gained international recognition, as it focuses on the luxury side of the fashion industry by covering the best fashion, red carpets and events across the globe. Tuxedosergio has been featured on various internationally renowned platforms and has worked with acclaimed designers and brands such as Versace , Roberto Cavalli, Zac Posen, Naeem Khan & Giorgio Armani.
Connect on Instagram – @tuxedosergio
Meet Celebrity Makeup Artist Mélanie Viger.
Melanie has been seen on LIVE TV in millions of homes as a beauty expert with cosmetic brands across Canada and the US, she has also partnered with several brands as a Celebrity artist influencer and her work has been seen by hundreds of thousands. She is known for her incredible Mink lash collection and has recently expanded into and a bridal touch up line which is sold primarily in Canada. She is currently building her “MUAVEE” team and is continuing to grow as she reaches nearly 80K followers on Instagram! @muavee
Meet Keina Morgan Master Curl Expert, Color Technician and Educator with over 15 years of experience.
She has worked as an educator with Farouk System, Inhairitance Hair Salon in Montreal, Avola College and now she runs her own very successful business Urban Curls Toronto.
Keina Morgan is a Curly Hair Artistry Certified as well as Deva Curl Inspired Stylist. Come and meet Keina at the Beauty and Style Expo!
Meet Business Strategist, Advisor, Mentor, Speaker and Fashion enthusiast, Charly Lemassi
Charly is a widely respected Global Business Leader, and influencer with a double competence in Business Management, Corporate Finance and Investment. Charly has worked for various top corporations, financial institutions, consulting firms in Europe and North-America. From the Front-office stock Market trader, where she traded derivatives products, bonds, equities and commodities to strategic consultant for KPMG, Charly had an extended experienced in asset management and corporation’s performance management.
Her strong passion for Fashion and Beauty led her to leave the Corporate world in 2005 and start her entrepreneurship Journey. Before launching her first company in 2005 in Paris France. Agnes had been consultant for cosmetic laboratories in the US and Europe (AFAM Concept, Dudley and L’Oréal) she has also contributed in the improvement of many hair products line for Curly hair.
Charly is the Founder of Urban Curls Toronto Curlflippers, CEO of LEAD Conferences Canada and Flip-That Curl International Inc., Co-founder of UrbanCurls Studio.
MEET OUR PANEL MODERATOR KATHY BARTHEL
Kathy Barthel has 25 years of experience in media and journalism and has interviewed everyone from actors, authors and international designers to British royalty! She is a former TV host and TV producer and has created content for major media including CTV, MSN, HGTV, W Network and YTV (in print, online and broadcast). She is also a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS)
At her company, Take on the World, Kathy helps speakers and entrepreneurs define the voice and message that sets them apart by writing their website copy, teaching them how to shine on camera, editing their books, speaking on voice, brand, and message, and moderating panels!
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