The Weight of Darkness is a collaboration between Stevie English and colourist Steve Corthine from the Stevie English Hair Salon in Sydney, Australia. Inspired by the beauty in individuality, classic lines blend with modern colour techniques and styling which showcase hair textures and prisms of colour.
Fascinated by the design aesthetic of French film noir, Brodie Lee Stubbins from Rokstar Salon, Brisbane, Australia, used strong silhouettes with light fabrics and lighting. There’s plenty of texture in the hair – an ethereal braid, a neo-mullet, finger wave and gamine crop.
Pushing creativity was at the heart of this collection by the Bad Apple artistic team in Birmingham. Abstract and illusion, catching someone’s eye and turning heads was the idea behind the looks, which are part of a ten-year creative project by the team.
Intertwine is the new collection from Nikki Hazell from e Salon, Australia, which was inspired by a Balmain collection and the various types of rope used on the garments. Nikki used weaving, braiding and threading techniques to construct more complex versions for a collection that is artistic, harmonious and organic.
The Undone Bridal collection by Jen Linton and Jaye MacDonald from Linton & Mac in Aberdeen, is all about having a relaxed, trend-led look that doesn’t dominate the day, but ensures the bride is centre stage. It links in with loose, natural and free-flowing flowers which are intrinsically linked into the fashion and hair.
The Blue collection from Maria Unali, Salon Kiin, Sydney, Australia, looks to the 70s for inspiration – Janis Joplin, Stevie Nicks and Joni Mitchell. The bouffant takes on a modern, raw feel, as tones in black and white exaggerate shade, texture and shape.
Beat Icon is the latest collection from Essential Looks by Schwarzkopf Professional. Hair by Tyler Johnston, Lesley Jennison and Richard Ashworth, Beat Icon is reminiscent of the looks that defined a generation. With precision-cut hair and clean lean lines, the looks is perfect imperfection. Colour direction Any shade as long as it’s blonde! It utilises Read More
Damien Rinaldo from Boris the Cuttery, Adelaide, South Australia, presented a collection with a Gothic vibe with edges of punk/tribal for hardness, but with beautiful clothing and jewellery to make it glamorous. Textures were created with an emphasis on angles, messing about with gravity by styling the hair upwards.