Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Training: I’ve watched many talented
listened to many great
minds. Everyday is a training day.
Living Now: Florence, Italy and Los Angeles, CA
Signature Style: Fusion! Just throw it into the mix.
Definition of Fearless: Overcoming self doubt!
#1 Styling Tip: Use the nozzle on the end of your blow dryer – it will help you control, polish and seal the cuticle of the hair
• Moving to LA and becoming International Artistic Director for Sebastian Professional in 2000
• My editorial work for magazines all over the world and experience working on TV shows and channels like VH1 and Extreme Makeover
• Doing large Gala Shows all over the world (Japan, Australia, LA, Italy) and participating in international runway fashion shows in LA, New York, and London
• Opening up an International Hair Academy in Florence, Italy in 2009
Specialty: When I lived in LA, I used to style a lot of TV celebrities like Paris Hilton and models at LA Fashion week. Now I focus more on education.
Favorite Sebastian Styling Product:
Zero Gravity: It is one of the most flexible products I’ve ever worked with. I would compare it to an extra hand holding the hair in shape, like an assistant working for you.
Favorite Sebastian Care Product:
Shine Crafter: This moldable wax lets you experiment with shine from the super sleek to the rough and ready.
Favorite Fashion Designer: Gareth Pugh, Rick Owens, Boris Bidjan Saberi
Inspired by: If you keep your eyes and ears open, you can easily be inspired. Depending on what I am looking for, I can be inspired by fabrics, fashion, people, nature… the list goes on.
Style Icon: Bryan Ferry
Never Leave Home Without: My iPhone
Favorite quote: Set yourself up for success, both in your private and work lives.