Mary Bratko is Wedding Girl, a wedding planner in Toronto
Mary Bratko is very busy Toronto event planner, Wedding Girl a superhero blogger. She’s a very influential on the evolution of all facets of wedding fashion including shoes, clothing, jewelry and.. hair cuts. Mary Bratko was recently profiled on Canada Blog Friends. Her monthly traffic is huge because she has a knack for spotting trends and writing search engine friendly posts that are filled with good information.
Mary tells me that she knows her Wedding Girl blog brings comfort to a lot of people who find joy in weddings, and follow emerging trends in wedding fashion, jewelry and marriage rituals, exotic traditions, signature beverage ideas, decorations, menus and all that stuff. When you are young its fun to read and dream about true love.
Mary Bratko is a recently appointed Lenzr Judge and will probably be appearing in the January Lenzr video which decides the winner in two matches, Old vs New and Bad Weather Hair. More on that later.
Wedding Girl wrote a post about the Wedding Girl on AVEDA hair school scholarship video contest were you born to Style? as she described all the machinations of the adjudication process in this difficult but highly rewarding challenge. Aveda Institute Canada is giving away five hairstyling scholarships! The winning candidates will receive the grand prize of full tuition at one of their top hair schools in Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria. Its a three step process:
STEP 1: MAKE A VIDEO
Create a video to show the Judges your passion; it takes a lot of mustard to truly become a master and you have to really want to develop your hairstyling skills with the Aveda Institute Canada.
STEP 2: UPLOAD & SHARE
Upload your video and share your entry with the world! You should be proud of your submission and the promotion matters.
STEP 3: HAIR SHOWDOWN
AVEDA Institute’s own panel of hair and beauty professionals and faculty members will chose five aspiring hairstylists in each city to advance to the final round. These young hairdressers will participate in a live head-to-head competition and runway show putting together a complete look in front of the style experts. The winner in each city will be awarded a full scholarship to the Aveda Institute hair school!
Be sure and check out the Aveda Institute scholarship video contest. Enter before March 31st 2011 and one could be one of five applicants to win free tuition at an Aveda Institute across Canada, in Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver, Victoria. There’s more good information on Aveda Institute 2012 contests on Arob Glowphoto blog which covers more details than were expressed here and has different pictures and blog perspective.
Contest starts Thursday December 1st, 2011 at 12:00:01 a.m. ET
Last day to submit a video is March 31st, 2012 at 11:59:59 a.m. ET
VIDEOS WILL BE JUDGED on their 1) boldness and clarity of artistic vision and 2) their originality and creativity, 3. Also the candidate must demonstrate that they are fashion forward and understands the Aveda mission and 4) the overall impression they create will impact their score.
AVEDA Institute sponsors two Lenzr photo contests to promote hair schools in Winnipeg and Vancouver
Modern crowd science can employ user generated content collection mechanisms like photo contests to measure popular opinion, plant notions and improve their client brands’ myths. But these online attractions can also be used to harvest ideas… On Lenzr in 2012 the Aveda Institute is using / watching and will help judge the boards with two contests of their own design that are engineered to collect and celebrate creative new ideas for 2012 hair styles. Emerging trends elegant expression will be rewarded with votes and comments. On December 27th 2011 it was announced that Justin Bieber and Emma Watson had the most influential haircuts of the year.
Can you pick the next trend?
The Hair Styling Trends for 2012 fashion photo contest on Lenzr asks photographers to please look ahead and help predict the future of fashion. Submit your original photography showing what you believe will be the hottest hair fashion trends of 2012. Sponsored by Aveda Institute’s Winnipeg hair school, the PRIZE is a healthy gift basket sent in the mail containing $500 worth of AVEDA Pure Plant and Flower Essence Lifestyle products. Which is very compelling especially if you like the brand.
In Vancouver the weather is mostly rain. So Bad Weather Hair is a bit of an inside joke. The challenge asks people if they like how they look in the rain. Its true, that some people , especially those folks with short hair, look great in all weather conditions. Indeed this particular match on Lenzr photo contest website was actually inspired by the client’s memory of a recent Lady Gaga’s performance in NYC rain shower.
This generous contest asks to see people making the best of their bad weather hair. Sponsored by a Vancouver hair school, the match offers $500 worth of AVEDA Pure Plant and Flower Essence Lifestyle products as prize package worthy of a queen.