Today we listen to Andy and Rime Arodaky discuss the interview from the 17th with Harold James. Harold James is a unique French hair and makeup artist in that he prioritizes the individual beauty and personality of each and every one of his clients....
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Tune in as Andy interviews Harold James, a unique French hair and makeup artist in that he prioritizes the individual beauty and personality of each and every one of his clients....
Wouldn’t it be great to be able to go to a website you already follow for celebrity news and beauty tips to plan your dream wedding? Listen to Andy and his guest, Wendy El-Khoury, as they discuss how you can do all of this on the Wedded Wonderland website. They also chat about the challenges she faces with the pandemic and much more on this episode of The Wedding Biz.
Wendy lives in Sydney, Australia, and is the owner of Wedded Wonderland, which gives its followers exclusive on-trend and immediate access to the latest celebrity news, wedding advice, beauty tips, and lifestyle inspiration. Under Wendy’s direction, Wedded Wonderland is the brides, socialites, and women’s inside guide to the transformative periods of one’s life. She is often credited with the elevation and reinvigoration of the wedding industry in Australia.
Listen, as Wendy shares how she went from managing a wedding venue to creating a substantial online business in just seven years. She tells us how she got interested in the wedding industry and why she added beauty tips and lifestyle inspiration to the website. Wendy believes that when a woman is planning her wedding, it is a transformative time in her life.
Wendy discusses how she is handling the pandemic, and what she recommends that people consider. She believes, during this downtime, set yourself a series of tasks to do each day so you are feeling productive and don’t get bored. Wendy also speaks about how she is bringing in entertainers to showcase talent to keep everyone engaged.
Wendy speaks about the online course she is launching in May and how they will run the annual conferences they have scheduled. Wendy is a very upbeat person with a lot of splendid ideas for dealing with the situation we find ourselves in right now.
251 THE NEXT LEVEL: NAYRI KALAYJIAN discusses MONTE DURHAM – Star with TLC’s Say Yes To The Dress Atlanta
Picking a wedding dress is hard, and you need an expert to make sure you look and feel your best. Listen as Andy and Nayri discuss Monte Durham, his humble upbringing, his great success as a fashion expert and TV star, and his love of being a hairstylist. Nayri Kalayjian is a wedding fashion expert with Lovella Bridal, she is also a best-selling author, celebrity stylist, and she coaches and educates with a series of fantastic online courses.
Monte is a very successful fashion expert and one of the stars of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress, Atlanta, where he had been the fashion director at Bridal’s By Lori, the south’s premier bridal salon. Monte is also getting ready to launch a new reality show and open a new hair salon.
Listen, as Andy and Nayri speak about her ability to gain a bride’s trust quickly, how location sets the tone sometimes but how she feels a bride should be able to wear the dress she feels most beautiful in no matter the place. They also talk about how the front of the dress is more important than a plunging back and train when it comes to wedding photographs.
Nayri shares who she believes brides should bring with them when picking out a dress and how excited she is for every good thing that is coming Monte’s way. Nayri has known Monte for a long time and has even worked with him. Listen as she shares some things about him that you might not know.
209 THE NEXT LEVEL: CARRIE GOLDBERG discusses MICAELA ERLANGER/Celebrity Stylist: Bringing Styling Into The Spotlight
The Next Level welcomes back Carrie Goldberg. Carrie is the Travel and Wedding Director at Harpers Bazaar. She oversees all things, weddings, and travel for Bazaar.com. Carrie is also responsible for content strategy and visuals for Bazaar’s digital travel and wedding verticals, and editor of Bazaar’s new program called Bazaar Brides.
Micaela is a celebrity stylist based out of New York City and Los Angeles and is the best selling author of the book, How to Accessorize: A Perfect Finish to Every Outfit. Micaela was named one of the most influential stylists by the Hollywood Reporter and has styled Constance Wu, Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, Hilary Swank, Blake Lively, and many more. She recently styled Amanda Hearst for one of the most talked-about weddings of 2019.
Carrie discusses Micaela’s idea to have a backup dress and an emergency kit at events, the fact taht what can go wrong will go wrong, and so you always need to be prepared. Also, how important it is to manager your client’s expectations, and being the one to tell your team what should be worn at events so that you look professional and represent your brand well for future clients.
Andy and Carrie touch on a few of the best parts of the interview as they speak about Micaela, but there is so much more to hear. If you haven’t already listened to The Wedding Biz for Micaela’s conversation with Andy, you need to, and if you have, you won’t want to miss them taking it to The Next Level.
Andy is speaking with Micaela Erlanger on this episode of The Wedding Biz. Micaela is a celebrity stylist based out of New York City and Los Angeles and was named one of the most influential stylists by the Hollywood Reporter and has sustained that title for five years. Micaela has been honored with the Style Influencer Award by the Accessories Council, and she is also the Marie Claire Image Maker Award winner. She has styled numerous celebrities like Constance Wu, Lupita Nyong’o, and Jennifer Hudson, to name a few, and she recently styled Amanda Hearst for one of the most talked-about weddings of 2019. She is also the best selling author of the book, How to Accessorize: A Perfect Finish to Every Outfit.
Micaela tells us about growing up and her passion for putting together outfits to wear to school, dressing up her baby sister, and styling girls for prom. She went to college for pre-med before she decided that it wasn’t for her and changed her major to design and management. She intended to be a fashion editor and interned every summer at different publications to get exposure to the industry.
She discusses her mentor Annabel Tollman, and how she taught her all there was to know about the business from the bottom up. Micaela speaks about styling Amanda Hearst for her wedding and how she was the first bride for the new bridal styling and consulting company she launched.
Listen, as Micaela tells us what her process is when talking with a client, that you are an extension of your brand, so make sure you always dress the part and her advice to new stylists in the industry. There are so many fantastic details in this exciting episode that you don’t want to miss, so plugin and enjoy!
Carl Ray, celebrity makeup artist and beauty expert, has mastered the art of highlighting the inner beauty of each individual client. And, in the service industry, how you make people...
In this episode, Carl Ray shares his experience and tips he’s learned throughout his career that you can apply to your own daily routine.
This episode of The Next Level dives deeper into the interview with Tara Dowburd. You may be wondering what a makeup designer can tell you about your business, but Tara is full of great ideas.
Andy and Melissa discuss the particular wisdom that Tara shared about networking for your business. As someone whose business depends on relationships, networking has been the key to propel Tara to success.
Tara Dowburd has always known that creativity needs to be at the center of her career. She’s an artist. What she didn’t expect was that makeup would be her medium. But after seeing how involved she could be in the lives of her clients and the craft of building confidence inside and out, she realized there was no other place that would be more suitable for her.
After spending over 20 years in the field, Tara has the skills and experience to give solid business advice in the wedding and event makeup realm.