TONI&GUY BECOMES OFFICIAL HAIR STYLING PARTNER

Phoenix Fashion Week has signed International Style Leader to Their Annual Event

June 18, 2013 -­‐ TONI&GUY announces its sponsorship of Phoenix Fashion Week taking place this fall, October 1-­‐5, 2013. The week will kick off with the Fashionably Pink Celebrity Charity Fashion Show on October 1. Designer specific shows will be held October 3-­‐5 at Talking Stick Resort.

TONI&GUY is synonymous with fashion and has a long history as a sponsor of New York and London Fashion Weeks. TONI&GUY North America is thrilled to add Phoenix Fashion Week to its network and looks forward to the creative collaboration with the designers to enhance their runway shows through hair styling.  “TONI&GUY is now the official hair team of Phoenix Fashion Week, this is just the beginning of a great style platform that will take our brand to the next level,” said Executive Director, Brian Hill.

Additional events to be held in preparation for fashion week at the TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy include the Emerging Designer Challenge (June 14), Emerging Model Makeovers (June 24) and Media Party (September 16).  The TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy is the premier location in Scottsdale to prepare for a career in hairdressing and its new salon-­‐like space will provide the ideal location for the fashion-­‐focused events.

“We are honored to support Phoenix Fashion Week and both our Academy and Salon locations are very excited about this new partnership,” said Courtney Verble, TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy Director, Scottsdale.

Participating locations include TONI&GUY Scottsdale Fashion Square Salon, TONI&GUY Chandler Fashion Center Salon, TONI&GUY San Tan Village Salon, TONI&GUY Arrowhead Mall Salon, and TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy, Scottsdale.

Designers to present at Phoenix Fashion Week will be announced July 2013.

About TONI&GUY – TONI&GUY is an international icon and was founded over forty years ago at a single salon in London. TONI&GUY Salons and TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academies have an uncompromising quality and are consistently updating their stylists, technicians and students with the latest trends and techniques. With 64 locations nationwide, TONI&GUY is devoted to education through innovation and is a leader in artistic excellence. For more information, please visit toniguy.com, facebook.com/toniandguy or youtube.com/toniguy.

About Phoenix Fashion Week – Phoenix Fashion Week is the primary fashion industry event in Arizona. Phoenix Fashion Week’s core purpose is to push the Arizona fashion industry forward. The organization’s mission is to bridge designers and buyers together through our three pillars of fashion, education, and humanity. Through educational fashion seminars, year-­‐round fashion events and charitable partnerships, Phoenix Fashion Week continues to gain rapid acclaim for its community service efforts and for infusing world-­‐class innovation into the Southwest. For more information please visit phoenixfashionweek.com.