HairWalk Runway Show
HairWalk Runway Show is a tri-event charity fundraiser focused on raising funds and awareness for causes of action. The singular event comprises of The HeadHunterz Competition for student stylists; the Pink Tie Charity Auction for men affected by cancer to support, raise funds and awareness; and the “mane” event Hair Walk Runway Show. These events served as a platform for our survivors - the heart and soul of the event.
HairWalk has featured well-known and influential personalities, notables to include: Moira Quinn, Charlotte Center City Partners; Kelly Franson, WBTV News; Darci Strickland, WLTX News 19 anchor; Tyler Ryan, Wach Fox 57; Glynn Jackson, Golden Scissor Awards founder; Victor De Leon, 85th Oscar Awards Celebrity Hair Stylist; John T. Elliott, 2012 to 2014 Best Salon Neighborhood Award Winner, Sergio Hudson, Styled to Rock winner and celebrity fashion designer; and Rashon Carraway, HGTV Blogger and owner of The Carraway Concept, Brandi Maxiell, of VH1’s Basketball Wives, USC’s Lady Gamecocks Assistant Basketball Coach Nikki Mccray, WLTX Ashley Izbicki, Jason Maxiell, of Charlotte, Hornets NBA Team and Jeffrey Lampkin, of the Jeffrey Lampkin Show
“It wasn’t just a show but an experience”
HairWalk began in 2013 with it’s first runway show in Columbia, South Carolina. In it’s first 3 years, HairWalk has been a great success, raising nearly $8000.00 to support charities in North and South Carolina.
The Runway Show featured more than 500 participants to include: survivors, models, designers, stylists and cosmetology students filled the Columbia Metropolitan Airport to Fight Cancer With Style. In addition to the runway show, there was a spectacular presentation by the student stylist from Virginia School Of Cosmetology, Paul Mitchell The School Columbia and Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology. The runway show finale also featured the “survivors walk” with apparel provided exclusively by Macy's. Men, women and children walked the runway in apparel by emerging fashion designers and national brands such as BeBe, Aldo Shoes, Cato Fashions, Sunglass Hut and David’s Bridal.
On November 18 2016, HairWalk Runway Show will return to the Columbia Metropolitain Airport!