• Tali Lennox and Misha Nonoo
  • A side view of Tali Lennox's look
  • Joey styling Tali
  • Joey styling Misha
  • Misha’s Uniqlo design challenge garment that Tali wore

Misha Nonoo and Tali Lennox

Hair by Joey George

Every year, the CFDA and Vogue select a group of emerging designers to participate in the Fashion Fund: a competition where the winner receives a grant to fund their growing business, a design collaboration with a major retailer and mentorships with industry leaders. Misha Nonoo was one of the 10 finalists from this year’s competition, and we were lucky enough to work with her during her journey. Throughout the process, the designers are given challenges to complete by the Fashion Fund panel, including a design challenge. We were with Misha and her model muse Tali Lennox as they prepared to present Misha’s Uniqlo design challenge garment to the judges at a special dinner at Anna Wintour’s home on October 15th. Stylist Joey George created a sleek chignon to complement the trench coat design worn by Tali and gave Misha a simple blowout for the evening.

Get Tali Lennox’s Look:
1. Prep dry hair with Foundation Mist. Apply Maximista to hair section by section from roots to ends, then blow dry.
2. Gather the hair into a low ponytail using Superfine Hair Spray to tame flyaways.
3. Apply Crème for Style to the ponytail and twist into a chignon, securing with bobby pins.
4. Take a small amount of Original Pomade and rub between hands before smoothing over baby hairs around the face and at the nape of the neck.

Get Misha Nonoo’s look:
1. Prep dry hair with Foundation Mist. Apply Maximista to hair section by section from roots to ends.
2. Use a medium round brush and blow out the hair in sections, over-directing at the root for lift.

To learn more about Misha Nonoo, click here.
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