May 26, 2013
It has been the coldest spring in Toronto. Just last night it went down to 4°C. Unbelievable. It was wonderful spending the whole season with my family here. I was also able to see and experience the actual Spring/Summer 2013 beauty and fashion forecasts come alive. Because where I live, we just have two seasons — hot and hotter.
A few months ago I was able to attend P&G Beauty’s Vision House in Bangkok as one of the Philippines’ P&G Beauty brand ambassadors. It was a wonderful two-day event that not simply presented trends per se, it drew inspiration from across the planet in the fields of art, architecture, design, technology, and music to identify the global trends that would define the beauty landscape over the upcoming year. I will highlight some of the trends that resonated with me in a series of posts.
Here’s a quick recap of what it was like surrounded by beauty and inspiration in a beautiful hotel So Bangkok designed by Christian Lacroix.
At the executive lounge at So Bangkok while waiting for my exclusive interview with Liv Tyler. I love this room. That tapestry was designed and created by Christian Lacroix.
Liv Tyler’s appearance on the Pantene Goddess. Photo courtesy P&G Vision House.
Liv with Pantene Regional Creative Director Duffy and P&G Beauty’s Dr. Steve Shiel.
With co P&G Beauty Brand Ambassador Tim Yap.
Most of the sessions took place at the grand ballroom of So Bangkok.
The rooms were all worth a story. Floors were divided into elements – water, metal, wood, earth. I got earth.
Very whimsical bathroom.
Stunning view from the roofdeck of the So Bangkok.
With P&G’s Anna Legarda, dermatologist Dr. Emily Soriano, MEGA’s Suki Salvador, P&G’s Dierdre de Padua, Cosmo’s Regina Belmonte and fellow P&G Beauty Ambassador Tim Yap.
With Creative Directors of Wella Professionals Eugene Souleiman and Josh Wood.
Olay scientist David Khoo and Cris Horwang, Thailand’s Olay Ambassador
Day two of VisionHouse started off on a high note with the launch of the first global hair care forum, the Pantene Hair Research Alliance.
More P&G Vision House beauty stories… coming soon.
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