FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
THE LATEST MUST HAVE IN MAN DRAG
NYC, NY, 3/25/11 - From the purveyors of Wigbar, comes a new and totally unnecessary must have in man drag, the HIPSTALIP! A fun and easy way to turn any occasion into a ‘stache bash.
Following the trend and resurgence in moustache chic, Wigbar has utilized their 10 years of expertise in wigs and hair to create the latest in lip fashion. HIPSTALIP is a new line of lace-front moustaches applying the craftsmanship and style of high end lace-front wigs to the movement in moustache mystique.
Available in four ready-to-wear styles: “The J.W.”, inspired by the pencil thin John Waters classic, “The Terry” modeled after scandalous fashion photographer Terry Richardson, The “LandoLip” reminiscent of 70’s sex symbol and Colt45 spokesman Billy Dee Williams, and of course the always trendy “BillyBurg”, evoking the PBR soaked classic found on the streets of Brooklyn.
For fun and fashion, appealing to all groups alike: guys, girls, gays, straights,’stache bash’s, slumber parties, butches, queens, hep cats, posers, bank robbers, trendsetters and Village People.....because life is much better, when you wear a lip sweater.
Adding to the already unique blend of eccentric and conventional, Wigbar is a prominent NYC design studio predominant among the NYC nightlife and cabaret elite, crowning the likes of Joey Arias, Justin Bond, Lady Bunny, Sherry Vine and countless extraordinary “ladies” of the downtown scene.
A few recent Wigbar highlights include: the creation of thirty-five wigs for the “Museum at FIT" 2009 fall exhibit “Gothic, Dark Glamour”. Design and production of “found object” wigs for the Off-Broadway production of “Cornbury, the Queens Governor”, featured in the “New York Times” (Jan 2009). Again, featured in “The New York Times” arts section (July 2009) showcasing the four-by-four foot wigs created for the “Hessel Museum of Art.” As well as designing and styling of wigs for Lorna Simpson’s touring fine art photography exhibit, “Recollection” due to appear at the Brooklyn Art Museum in 2011.
Recent editorial work has been shot by Annie Liebowitz (assisting hair to the legendary Jimmy Paul), French Vogue, Out Magazine (shot by Terry Richardson) and Smug Magazine. Their work has also recently been seen on the runways of NYC’s fashion week, for designers “The Blonds” (Spring ’09) in which Wigbar created and designed twenty-two blonde wigs, as well as “Chang Huai-Chuang” (Fall/Winter ’10) collection. Recent television credits also include Tyra Banks’ “America’s Next Top Model” and “Make Me a Supermodel.” For more information about Wigbar, visit www.wigbar.com