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L'Oréal Colour Trophy 2007
One of the most prestigious
’live’ events in the industry calendar! The Grand Final
takes place on 21 May 2007 at Earls Court 2, London.
A pioneer in competitive hairdressing year after year,
the L’Oréal Colour Trophy uniquely combines international
fashion, inspirational creativity and innovative hairdressing
into one thrilling, spectacular competition.
2007 promises to be as enthralling as ever, with the
introduction of an exciting new award... the L’Oréal
Colour Trophy Young Colourist. This live competition
seeks to reveal the undiscovered talent of a new colourist
Photo Spread for Vogue
in New York
Winners from the Regional Finals of the past few months,
have clinched their place in the Grand Final. They are
now one step closer to winning the coveted awards and
a once-in-a-lifetime prize that could see them jetting
over to New York to produce a photo spread for fashion
bible Vogue. They will compete amongst forty-five regional
finalists from across the UK at the star-studded live
catwalk show. The L’Oreal Colour Trophy awards are for
‘Female Look’, ‘Men’s Image’ and the new award for ‘Young
Quality of Competitors and Judging
The event has taken place every year since 1954 and has become
a sophisticated and glamorous gala night. Boasting celebrity
hosts, breathtaking shows and the highest calibre of live
hairdressing the UK has to offer. Beyond all other competitions,
the distinction of the L’Oréal Colour Trophy lies in its capacity
to inspire and continual quest for creativity in colour. The
unparalleled quality of its competitors and judging has made
it the pinnacle of live British hairdressing.
The Grand Final Judges will have their work cut out, selecting
winners from the impressive collection of Regional Finalists.
The Judges include many award winners and high profile
names from the
Andrew Collinge, Antoinette Beenders, Brooks & Brooks,
Charles Worthington, Charlie Miller, Errol Douglas,
Guy Kremer, Jo Hansford, Josh Wood, Lisa Shepherd
Young, Richard Ward, Trevor Sorbie.
A Night to Remember
Combining fashion collections and shows by up-coming
and established names in British hairdressing and fashion,
it will truly be a night to remember. If you’re there
on the night, you will get to judge the 2007 Grand Finalists
for yourself and pick your own winner.
A ticket to the Grand Final includes a champagne reception,
superb three course dinner, celebrity presenter and
top named DJ until 2am. All tickets are sold on a first
come first served basis, to check on availability, please
call 020 8762 4203.
If you can’t attend this
fabulous event, we have included all the Regional Finalists
below for you to see the latest creations and colours.
L'Oréal Colour Trophy 2007
Midlands: Indigo Rye, Geiko,
Cutting Room Creative, Room 97, Westrow, Shu Shu, Reds.
North West: Barbara
Daley, Daniel Gray, Saks, Alternate, Icon Hair.
Eastern: Mack, Options,
Saks, Kennady’s, Cienté.
Western: Blew Room,
Craig Chapman Hair Design, Stuart Holmes, Aka, Ashley Paul.
Leraze Hair, Sanrizz, Toni & Guy, Rae Palmer.
London: Haringtons, Headmaster’s,
Sanrizz,, Toni & Guy.
Scotland: Alan Edwards Salons,
Saks, John Gillespie, Byron Hairdressing.
Hair Inc, Rogue Hair, Soul, Exclusive Hair Co, Zuni.
Robbie Akers styled the clothing.
Their total look matched the brief to create
The Winning Team in
GENTRY SALON - Last Year’s L’Oréal Colour Trophy Winner
was the team from Gentry salon in Goffs Oak, Hertfordshire.
At the Grand Final, they battled it out with 26 other
finalists competing in the final stage of this prestigious
In the first round of Awards, Gentry was named as the
winner of the London Region L’Oréal Colour Trophy. Later
in the evening, they took the L’Oréal Colour Trophy
Hair Inspired by Fashion
Marc Eastlake was the hair stylist behind the winning
look, while Kelly Ling did the colour. Hiromi Kawai
was the make-up artist and
’Hair Inspired by Fashion’.
Celebrity hairdresser judges including Andrew Collinge, Charles
Worthington, Jo Hansford and Richard Ward were looking for
a combination of hair, make-up and fashion that reflected
the trends of Autumn/Winter 2006/07.
Marc says, "I came here tonight not thinking about winning
and then, once we won the Region, I started to think that
maybe we could do it. Now we’ve won the trophy I’m ecstatic!"
Team mate Kelly added, "It’s a real adrenaline rush!"
Tips from Last Year’s Winners
Here’s a couple of tips from the Gentry Salon team and some
news of the amazing year they’ve had since winning :
did you come up with the concept for your final look?
A: We wanted to
build the look from a strong fashion perspective and ensure
that all elements were complementary. We took inspiration
from 1940’s clothing and 1960’s hair and gave it a contemporary
advice would you give to people entering the L’Oréal Colour
Trophy Award for 2007?
A:Make sure that
you fully understand the brief, think about the fashion element
and create a look that you really believe in.
have you done since winning?
A:As part of our
prize we re-created our winning look for a Hairdressers Journal
cover shoot and travelled to New York to shoot with premier
photographers in some fantastic studios. We have also styled
catwalk shows for L’Oréal’s Talent Spotting Competition 2006
and were commissioned to do a second shoot for Vogue, in addition
to several other prolific hairdressers as a judge for L’Oréal’s
recent ID Artist auditions.
To get further information about this year’s brief, judges
and finalists for the L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2007 click on
this link: www.lorealcolourtrophy.com