The gals at Maven are bringing it for First Friday with a Bang Bar that’s, well, bangin’
Christinia Barbier likes to be on the edge of what’s new, what’s next, what’s now. It’s the reason she’s paired with Nicole David (slated to open Mon Reve in just days) for a bar unlike any we’ve seen around these parts — A Bang Bar.
That’s right, during First Friday at Maven Womenswear you can get bangs, for free. (What did you think they were offering?) The beauty must have that captured the hearts and foreheads of style mavens like Rachel Zoe and event FLOTUS herself can be yours this Friday.
“Lafayette is such a cool up and coming progressive town. I feel like we are close to the tipping point on embracing new fashion,” Christina says.
And so it is with that in mind that she joined beauty maven Nicole David to bring the latest in hair to the River Ranch boutique.
“We have two great New Orleans bands playing and a lot of great new clothing in stock,” Christina says. “First Friday goers can achieve a total style makeover in one night.”
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