2017 Taste of Style Entry Form
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Exhibit Registration Deadline August 24, 2017

Taste of Style is an exciting platform for creatively driven stylists and students to stretch and showcase your talents, offering an opportunity to express your vision through hair artistry and fantasy concepts. Each participant will have two models.

You can work as a team of two presenters to create your fantasy hair and makeup project, which is defined as style that is not worn in the real world.

The night of the event each team will feature two models embodying the theme,“UnMasking the Face of Hunger” on a runway.  Lights, Camera, Action …


This is a spectacular way for you as artists in your field to challenge and promote yourselves and to bring your diverse creative skill to serve the greater wellbeing of our community. At the same time that you are fulfilling your potential, you are helping to meet the needs of the many people facing food insecurity in Oregon.

Taste of Style
Saturday, September 16, 2017.
Venue:  Jupiter Hotel
800 E Burnside, Portland, Oregon

Exhibitors arrive at 4:00 p.m.
Doors open to the public at 5:30 p.m. Event starts at 6:00 p.m.

Refundable entry donation: Professionals, $100; Students, $50.
Please make check payable to Taste of Style.
Entry forms must be submitted by August 20, 2017











Taste of Style is about creating a total fantasy hair design harmonized with makeup and fashion. Your aim is to achieve the most innovative creation. Your presentation should embody the theme “Unmasking the Face of Hunger”

Working as a team of two presenters and two models to create your fantasy hair and makeup project, which is defined as style that is not worn in the real world.

Entries will be judged on total appearance of the overall fantasy, including hairdressing, makeup and accessories (feathers, fruit, jewelry, etc.). This is a runway presentation voted on by the audience (People's Choice).

The presentation of your two models is very important. Judging will be based on the following criteria:

  • Balanced shape and form
  • How well it fits the theme
  • Quality of workmanship with hair
  • How well the makeup is incorporated
  • How well the black attire compliments
  • Creativity of design and vision for a total look
  • Makeup and attire must complement the hairstyle

Makeup and attire must complement the hairstyle.  Remember, this is a hair fashion gala.  Your two models are required to wear black clothing to highlight your work.  Only 30% accessories may be added to the black clothing to enhance the theme.  Let’s offer the audience beauty, glamour and fashion.

Hair may include coloring, hairpieces, wigs and weaves (no limit).  The style should be at least 80% hair with no more than 20% accessories. "Hair" may be synthetic in nature.

Participants must choose and provide their own two models and be responsible for all costs associated with the exhibit; models must be at least 18 years of age.  Models must sign a release form for Taste of Style/Oregon Food Bank.

Entrants are responsible for their own two models once the show has concluded.

A dressing room will be provided for final touch ups.  We ask that you come to the event with hair and makeup near completion.

Absolutely no one will be allowed in the prep room except contestants and models.  No exceptions.

Please conduct yourself with respect for this event, Oregon Food Bank, and the audience.

Remember the Runway Exhibit Entry Form DEADLINE is August 24, 2017




Why September?

September is National Hunger Month. It is a month where we stand together and speak with one voice.  It’s a month to spread the word about the hunger crisis and dedicate ourselves to a solution.  Will you join in?

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