Behind the Scenes: Holiday Runway Show at AQUA Nightclub

Three students from Minnesota School of Cosmetology volunteered as makeup artists and hairstylists for JD STYLE Group’s Annual Holiday Runway Show, held at AQUA Nightclub in Minneapolis. The runway show featured models with Old Hollywood glamour, complete with red lips, dramatic eyeliner, and the hairstyles of that genre:  dramatic, beautiful wavy hair. They dressed in holiday themed attire, including candy cane stockings and Santa hats.

Jessica Dereschuk, CEO of JD Style Group, extensively praised our students for their extraordinary work.

“I just wanted to shoot you each a HUGE THANK YOU for your talents & vision behind the scenes!” Jessica said. “Not only do you bring your skills but you bring your amazing personalities & professionalism! You help make it a fun atmosphere backstage & put the models at ease as you transform their looks.  I just feel so blessed to have an amazing team behind the scenes, you really are a part of the magic we make happen on the runway & KNOW IT IS APPRECIATED!”

Minnesota School of Cosmetology student Amber Veness was thankful for the opportunity to do makeup for models at a high-profile fashion show.

“It was an amazing, phenomenal experience that boosted my confidence,” Amber said. “I felt so good after the show because of my accomplishments! Jessica, the other professionals and the models were awesome to work with and I will continue relationships with them after I graduate from MSC. It was amazing to be part of the behind-the-scenes group at a large fashion show. I’m very thankful for the experience.”

According to JD Style Group’s website, the company is “a full service event production and experiential marketing boutique firm. From creating and producing our own events to executing the vision of our clients, to working with some of the top names in sports & entertainment, we truly do it all. Unique, forward thinking and a zest for perfection keeps our brand not only relevant, but in demand with both our consumers and our clients.”

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