Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution

Hair Fashion Show Submission


Calling all Lehigh Valley Stylists! You're invited to submit your creations for inclusion in our upcoming Hair Fashion Show in conjunction with our exhibition HairWork: Relics of Remembrance!

The Hair Fashion Show is the fundraising event of the summer! This trendsetting evening takes place on Thursday, August 24 from 6 - 9 pm and will blow your hair back as models showcase a breathtaking blend of inspiring contemporary hairstyles and elegant outfits.

This is your chance to become a part of this exciting adventure!

We are looking to select stylists to work with on this Fashion Show and now is the time to submit your portfolio to become one of ten selected stylists. Submit your portfolio for review between April 1, 2017 and May 1, 2017.

DEADLINE: Monday, May 1, 2017

Requirements for portfolio submission:

  • 3 images of original styles created in the last two years (these do not need to be Victorian inspired)
  • Resume
  • Biography
  • Headshot
  • Photo Permission Form

While there are no requirements on the types of hairstyles that you submit, there will be some extra points for the intricacy of the style, inventive use of material, and originality.

To submit your portfolio:

  • Have all of the requirements listed above packaged as a single PDF file.
  • Attach your 3 images as JPEGs.
  • Send your completed portfolio with the PDF file and the JPEGs to Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites.
  • Include which salon you are associated with in the email.
  • Email subject should contain last name and “Fashion Show Submission.”

Or fill out the online form below!

After all of the submissions are received, the portfolios will be reviewed by the Curator and 10 will be selected for participation. Selected Stylists will be notified by end of business day on May 18, 2017 at the latest.

All of the images that are submitted will be shared on Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites Facebook Page, and the stylist with the most likes will automatically be guaranteed a spot in our Fashion Show in addition to the 10 that will be selected - So promote and share on social media and tag Historic Bethlehem.

Those that are selected will be contacted and given an inspiration packet and be invited for a special research tour of our HairWork exhibition in order to learn more about Victorian Hairstyles and trends. After this the stylists will begin to plan and create two Victorian inspired hairstyles to be displayed at our Hair Fashion Show on August 24, 2017.

All stylists that are invited to participate will be responsible for providing their own models.

  • Submit completed Photo Permission (see above).
  • Drop files here or
    These must be styles created in the last two years but do not need to be Victorian inspired. Images must be high resolution jpegs.

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