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Sunday, April 29, 2012

“Game of Thrones” Crazy Braided Updo for Black Tie Event

Since we’re getting into high season for prom and weddings I decided a black tie wedding would be the perfect excuse to try a new hair look.  I was channeling the Khaleesi when I discussed my primal vision with Amanda Leone, stylist, makeup artist, and co-owner of The Kevin Charles Salon at the Four Season’s Biltmore in Montecito, CA.  “Vision” may be pushing it.  I told her about my dress — black, floor-length, empire waist with thin leather belts for shoulder straps that then wrap around my waist a couple times (basically Grecian-meets-S&M).  I then said I wanted it half-up with little braids and twists, kind of a deconstructed look.  That’s it. She took those couple sentences and created her own vision:

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When she was done with her masterpiece, Amanda decided for my “down” hair that pin-straight would best compliment the look.  She quickly flat ironed the rest of my hair and voila!

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