October 19, 2010

Texture Hair Salon 10th Anniversary Gala

Just because it is getting colder outside doesn’t mean less partying in Ottawa. Texture Hair Salon's 10th Anniversary Gala proves that by throwing am amazing gala at the War Museum on Friday night. The event included a fashion show from Holt Renfrew, Kenlan’s Closet and McCaffrey Haute Couture as well as various performances and a live auction from United Way. It was a great night for industry insiders, media personnel and a select group of people who were dressed in their best attire to have a get together.

Thanks to Sophie from Cuative & Co I had the privilege to take some wonderful pictures of the fashion show. Special thanks to my friends Jamie-Lee and Ashley as one minute we were media taking pictures of people in their beautiful attires, the next we were at a table drinking wine and oooh-ing over live auction items such as the crystal canter that looks like a bong and got outbidded on the Las Vegas getaway for two. Okay, so I was only willing to pay $800 for it while the auction started at $1,100- which ended at $2,700... oh well.

Below are some pictures of the show from Holt Renfrew and Kenlan’s Closet. It is clear that colors and layers are in for the season. Some of the trends include military, blazers, faux fur with assortments of grey and beige colors.





I definitely felt a warm and fuzzy feeling when McCaffrey Haute Couture came out with their beautiful wedding gowns with a live performance of Shania Twain’s “From this Moment”. As much as I joke that I would like to get eloped in Las Vegas by an Elvis priest, there is still something so magical about walking down a church isle with a beautiful wedding gown. It must be from the Disney movies I grew up with and those wedding magazines at the grocery checkout.




And here are the rest of the festivity photos. Special shout out to Sophie with her gorgeous Rachel Sin dress and Amber from Amber Watkins.





41 comments:

  1. the event looks spectacular! i have a soft spot for wedding dresses!

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  2. you're always having fun!! ^_^ gorgeous wedding dresses!! ^_^ I need to sell my dress. LOL ^_^

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  3. fantastic thanks for sharing xxxx

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  4. FAB photos...what an event:)

    Love it!!

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  5. so wonderfull pictures
    love yoyur blog really

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  6. What a fab night!:D You look great and the wedding gowns are lovely!:D

    Happy Tuesday!:D


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  7. Now THAT looks like it was a fabulous night out!!!! what a great event!

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  8. Wow! Beautiful dresses and beautiful people~ looks like tons of fun!

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  9. The gala looks amazing!!
    Btw I always think that you and the boy look kinda alike! :D

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  10. looks like a great event and those dresses are fabulous!
    xoxo

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  11. Looked like a lot of fun!! I like the wedding dress to the very left. And the 4 girls' hairstyles looks awesome!!

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  12. what a fun event julie! you look pretty as usual. the dresses look so nice too. i also really love wedding dresses and not because i want to get married -- haha! i watch say yes to the dress all the time. heehe

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  13. fantastic collection of images!

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  14. wow, your blog is so cute <3 i love it. i follow you know, mybe you follow me back? <3 love, ayse

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  15. what a great event!!
    love all the outfits here :))

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  16. your so lucky you got to go to the fashion show!
    i love looking at wedding things especially dresses. i actually tried one on like 2 years ago hahaha. i just cant wait to get married!

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  17. I love that the event was held in a museum with an airplane : )

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  18. Hahaha!! There's nothing wrong with secretly wanting the big "poofy" wedding dress! It's been programmed into our brains since we were infants! And it seems like the poofier, the better! Greeat event photos!

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  19. you look so lovely! (and how about thursday night?)

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  20. gosh, everyone looks so sophisticated ^^ and that dancer has lovely body....she looks like...a reed bending in the wind ^^

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  21. looks like a fun, glam event!

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  22. oh those are gorgeous! I like the layered pieces! maan, wish we have Fall in Manila! :<

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  23. You always go to the best events! Great pictures. And I'm loving that 1st row of dresses. :)SarahD

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  24. This is very nice post.Love the waching them clothes.Thank for y reative blog!^_^

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  25. Haha I know exactly what you mean about the wedding stuff. I'm supposed to go to a wedding showcase next weekend that also features an Oscar de la Renta runway show. Oscar de la Renta will make any girl want to be a bride, even the one who thinks she's lacking the bride gene!

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  26. Aww great!!! I hope you come back and visit me on the blog

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  27. looks like a fun event

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  28. That's a great picture of you. There's nothing here to make a crack about, so RYC...My stomper has a terrible voice, but isn't a BK--unless the B was caused by someone else and then she showed up to kill it. =)

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  29. Great shots girl! The event must have been fun! Your city rocks lots of amazing things happening! :)

    You and Your man looked lovely! :)

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  30. i have a major obsession with wedding dresses....

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  31. So much happened in one night- it all looks amazing. Love the last shot of you both together

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  32. This may sound super dumb of me and delayed but are you a photographer?! You've great hook-ups, my dear!

    Love your little comparison with my situation and waxing. I'm so glad to get it off my chest...or off my skin. ahah!

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  33. The room is HUGE! And I totally LOVE the decoration! You look super gorgeous too!

    Have a wonderful one, darl (:

    Sanny's Head to Heart

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  34. looks like fun! And love all the ruffles on those bridal gowns. (I was just in Ottawa for a wedding a couple of weekends ago!)
    naina

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  35. It looks like you're always having a blast! Love your smile. :)

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  36. this looks like so much fun. i like the white dresses a lot!

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  37. What a fab event, thanks for sharing Julie dear!!

    When did you change your background? I need to visit your blog more often =DD

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  38. i want to go to an event like this. it looks great!

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  39. Great post! Looks like it was a really fun event. I'm always up for a good excuse to get all fancied up.

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