London hairdressers are famend for being one of the best on the planet. Most of the greatest names within the enterprise are from the UK and minimize the hair of the wealthy and well-known. However who’re they and the way did they grow to be so well-known?
Maybe the largest identify in hair, Vidal Sassoon modified the face of hairdressing perpetually. This London born hairdresser was well-known for varied geometric kinds and the ‘bob minimize’, which had been notably fashionable in the course of the 60s. He was thought-about the rock star of the hairdressing world and usually flew round crafting hair kinds for style exhibits, commercials, motion pictures and stage exhibits for the wealthy and well-known.
Vidal Sassoon’s identify is adorned on hair care merchandise and hair salons globally and is legendary for the 1980s Proctor and Gamble TV commercials which stated “In case you do not look good, we do not look good”. On the ripe previous age of 83 he’s nonetheless going sturdy and residing within the US. A film was launched in 2010 about his life referred to as ‘Vidal Sassoon: The Film’.
One other British maestro Trevor Sorbie is taken into account a favorite of hairdressers. He’s famend for the Wedge Reduce, The Scrunch and The Chop and truly labored for Vidal Sassoon and John Frieda in the course of the 70s.
To today he’s well-known for his modern and trendy hair kinds, which many younger apprentices attempt to emulate, and has gained extra awards than anybody else within the business. He now usually seems on exhibits similar to GMTV and This Morning offering recommendation and professional opinion and picked up an MBE in 2004.
Andrew Barton is a long-standing ambassador for hair dressing within the UK and usually advocates the significance of training within the business. He forecasts new traits and his perception and information is utilized by many prime style publications. Not solely this he has additionally gained awards similar to, ‘Final Hair Icon’ and ‘Hairdresser of The Yr’.
His trademark kinds are real looking wearable day-to-day appears versus excessive style idea cuts. Andrew Barton is at the moment inventive director for Saks which is the most important salon chain within the UK and can be the spokesperson for Kerastase.
Nicky Clarke is as a lot a tv character as he’s a hairdresser and has minimize the hair of Britain’s wealthy and well-known together with Princess Diana, Liz Hurley and David Bowie and seems on exhibits similar to GMTV and This Morning. He was awarded an OBE in 2008 for 30 years of service within the hairdressing business. He now has his personal vary of hair care merchandise and salons throughout the UK in most main cities.
Charles Worthington has gained many accolades all through his profession together with ‘ London Hairdresser of the Yr’ and ‘British Hairdresser of The Yr’ twice. He’s well-known for his boutique fashion idea salons primarily based in London which make use of over 100 workers and repair over 2,000 purchasers each week.
He now usually conducts educating seminars internationally for L’Oreal Coifurre. Charles Worthington’s success has transcended hair styling to incorporate a hair and sweetness vary which is bought in 10 totally different nations worldwide.