Media for July, 2011

HAIR AND THE CITY SPONSORS UCOF NEW YORK FASHION WEEK BENEFIT GALA AND INTERNATIONAL FASHION SHOW -SPRING 2012 COLLECTIVE- NINA BOUGHERARA SERVES AS HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

NEW YORK, NY (July 2011)-United Colors Of Fashion, Inc. (UCOF) is proud to announce its official hair sponsor for this season, Hair & The City. The trendy mid-town salon will be creating all of the beautiful hairstyles on the runway for the show. The salon, which is a regular at styling models for New York Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is thrilled about the opportunity, and eagerly looking forward to partnering with the amazing designers who will be showing at this collective show. [singlepic id=135 w=360 h=540 float=center]

The Director of hair for the collective show will be, Nina Bougherara. A native of France, whom has been in the industry for over twenty-five years. Ms. Bougherara started in the industry at age fourteen as an apprentice in France. She is a colorist, hairstylist and makeup artist. She became a colorist expert by L´Oreal Academy De Paris. She has done a plethora of shows in the past during New York Fashion Week. She enjoys what she does to the fullest and excels at it. “I am honored to be working with UCOF on this amazing project. I take the responsibility, which Ciano has given to me very seriously, and plan to exceed his expectations,” said Ms. Bougherara with pride and contentment. To help bring the visions the designers have to reality, Ms. Bougherara will be working with her business partners, Scott Wasserman, another experienced hair stylist in the fashion industry-and Altjana Banja, a veteran of the beauty industry, and has always played an integral role in NY Fashion Week for several consecutive years.

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UNITED COLORS OF FASHION, INC. (UCOF) APPOINTS ITS SOUTH AFRICAN AMBASSADOR, LUNGA SHABALALA ALSO FACE OF CALVIN KLEIN S.A

In Benefit,Event,Models / July 24, 2011 / 1 Comment

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United Colors of Fashion, Inc. announces that South African rising TV star, Lunga Shabalala has been appointed as its ambassador in South Africa.
Mr. Shabalala has set himself apart from his peers with his zealous nature and a hardworking streak. In under a year, he moved from being a soccer and rugby coach in Durban to one of the most talked about and watched talents on the South African entertainment landscape.
Now a presenter of Selimathunzi the popular variety show on SABC1, Shabalala will use his influence to send the message of UCOF to youths in South Africa and be engaged in the activities of the association.
Mr. Shabalala´s value systems resonate with what UCOF is about. He loves life; he embraces worthy causes and through his involvement in TV and fashion as a model is in synch with our mission.

“I am honored to have been chosen as an ambassador of UCOF in South Africa. It has always been my wish to play my part in educating and helping where I can those who are infected and affected by this pandemic. Working with UCOF allows me to witness first hand the damage this disease is doing, but also gives me a chance to be part of a team that´s working towards a solution. I look forward to putting minds together with the office in New York and the Soweto Hospice, which is the main beneficiary,” said Mr. Shabalala.

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A MET EVENTS COORDINATOR JOINS UCOF

In Designers / July 17, 2011 / 1 Comment


NEW YORK, NY

Mr. Ivan Suarez joins the United Colors Of Fashion, Inc. team as a Chief Executive Host Committee, and is responsible for coordinating its special events, especially the September 9th grandiose benefit gala reception and fashion show. Mr. Suarez who works on all the big events at the MET is going to be a great asset to UCOF.

Mr. Suarez is thrilled to be part of the UCOF team, which works around the clock for the success of the organization. As President and Chairman of this non-profit corporation, which is registered with the State of New York Department of Education, and New York Department of State within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law- I am honored to have someone of Mr. Suarez´s caliber on board.

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