Posted: 26th May 2017
Creative and unconventional – two words that perfectly describe event-planning mastermind Kristin Banta. With a long list of accolades tucked under her belt, Kristin’s unique vision has created unforgettable events and weddings for so many. For our latest Jovani Influencer Interview, we speak to Kristin about what makes any special event truly original and memorable.
Sharing some of her secrets for planning personalized occasions, Kristin has revealed some of her wisdom for us to take inspiration from. Preferring to shun tradition and create stylish juxtapositions that last in the memory, Kristin’s modern and fresh approach to event design creates an elevated atmosphere for guests. Her weddings beautifully represent the couple in question, sharing who they are with subtly crafted details.
Each event is designed with an elegant finesse that transcends the typical and takes you into an unexpected vision. Her goal is to tell a story, be it of romance or celebration. She has graciously agreed to share some of her knowledge for those planning their own event or wedding.
KRISTIN BANTA: The brand was originally created to fulfill what I deemed to be a largely untapped market,.....
Posted: 3rd April 2017
Rachel Anise, founder of the Beauty Professor, has a unique approach to all things beauty. While our instagram feeds are constantly dominated with over-baked makeup, Rachel’s gravitation towards a more natural approach to beauty is a breath of fresh air. Her go-to makeup look is to always create a subtle fresh-faced bronze glow that is infinitely more wearable. Her exceptionally informative website breaks down beauty products like no other. With swatches of all of the latest product releases and her blunt, honest opinion that’s smart, unfiltered and candid, her view on all things beauty is educational and helpful for anyone looking to find the best high quality products to create a gorgeous natural glow. Rachel kindly agreed to share some of her beauty expertise for our ‘Influencer & Expert‘ series, revealing her favorite products, her formal makeup advice and how we can easily revamp our beauty routines.
JOVANI: Tell us a little about BeautyProfessor.net – how did it all begin and what is your own personal beauty ethos?
RACHEL: I started Beauty Professor after co-authoring a college-level public speaking textbook with another professor......
Posted: 30th March 2017
Stylist to the stars Ali Levine is the latest expert to contribute to our ‘Influencer & Expert‘ series. You can spot her work lighting up the red carpet during awards season, her vibrant and recognizable styling signatures bringing personality and boldness in abundance as she adorns our favorite celebrities with glamorous ensembles that define red carpet dressing at its best.
This is one girl boss who knows no limits – from film to commercials, her skilled sartorial touch knows no boundaries – and so Ali Levine Design was born – her own styling company that utilizes her fashionable prowess wherever its needed. With many years of diverse styling experience, Ali has graciously agreed to share some of her top star style secrets with our readers and tell the story of how she got her start in the fashion world. If you’re hoping to bring some red carpet glam to your next formal occasion, read on!
JOVANI: How did you get started working as a celebrity fashion stylist?
ALI: I started working as a celebrity stylist in a very different fashion from most stylists anyway. .....
Posted: 2nd March 2017
Continuing our Influencer & Expert series, we discuss all things hair and beauty with celebrity hairdresser, Sunnie Brook. With a career spanning over 15 years in the beauty industry, Sunnie’s extensive knowledge means she has plenty of golden nugget beauty secrets – and we can’t wait to steal just a few for ourselves.
Sunnie has worked with some of Hollywood’s brightest stars including Lana Del Rey, Chrissy Teigen, Hailey Baldwin, Carly Rae Jepsen, and many more. Her own personal style beautifully reflects her own name – sun-drenched natural beauty, classic makeup and the perfect Cali-inspired beach wave hair.
We ask Sunnie to spill some of her all-time favorite beauty products, hair styling tips and the beauty rituals she swears by. She also shares some formal hair tips for special occasions and reveals the basic everyday haircare steps to follow for long-term beautiful hair.
JOVANI: Tell us a little about how you got started working in the beauty industry?
At a young age my parents inspired me to go to beauty school because of my passion for beauty, being creative and my love for helping others.
Posted: 20th January 2017
Polish fashion blogger Kasia Kozak launched her own fashion blog, Barwne Stylizacje, 6 years ago. Celebrating her own personal style, Kasia uses her blog to share everything she’s passionate about – including her own street style snaps, food, travel and more.
Always putting her own individual twist on the best fashion trends, Kasia has accumulated an impressive fashion knowledge and is now an expert on all things sartorial. We ask the blogging fashionista about her style, her upcoming prom and the trends she’s most looking forward to wearing in 2017.
JOVANI: Can you tell us about your journey to becoming a fashion blogger? How did you start, and how did you get to where you are now?
KASIA: Oh, it has been so long ago! I set up my blog when I was 12, and now I’ve been creating it for 6 years. I felt very inspired by the girls on their own fashion blogs and I knew I want to be like them. Of course I had a lot of ups and downs but the most important thing is that I never gave up. That’s why I was able to go to Berlin Fashion Week,.....