Staff from Stuart Holmes in Cheltenham are on a high after the team won one of only 2 coveted places in the Western heat of the L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2015 in the L'Oréal Men’s Image Award.
Hair stylist Jacob Davis, 21, from Stuart Holmes, and his make-up artist Abbie Eyre fought off strong competition and wowed a panel of high-profile judges with their Autumn/Winter 2015/16 fashion inspired look. The team will now have the chance to compete at the Grand Final event which could see them winning the overall title.
Held at the Chateau Impney Regent Exhibition Centre in Droitwich, Jacob and Abbie had only 30-minutes to create their fashion inspired, flawless winning Men’s image under the gaze of the elite group of accomplished judges. Set against a back drop which can only be described as inspiring, fashion focussed and on-trend, they battled against 60 other salons in the inspiring, high energy regional final.
The gorgeous Lilah Parsons, celebrity presenter, took the audience and competitors on a journey during the event which started with an uber-cool preshow experience, including a hair inspired fashion show, and culminating with the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Regional awards ceremony to name the salons progressing to the Grand Final.
Across two weeks in April, the L’Oréal Colour Trophy tour hit 7 UK cities rubbing shoulders with some of the industry’s most talented salons. The competitors continue to help to make the L’Oréal Colour Trophy the longest running live hairdressing competition in the world. Now, over 900 entries and 500 regional finalists later, the Stuart Holmes team have won a place alongside just 47 nationwide salons in the Grand Final
On Monday 1st June at Battersea Evolution, Jacob and Abbie will have one chance at winning the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Men’s Image Award. The Grand Final show promises a thrilling and inspirational evening featuring spectacular hair shows by some of the industry’s most illustrious names in hairdressing.
The overall winners from the competition will pick up a once-in-a-lifetime prize package which includes a 3 day European trip with a photo shoot to showcase their winning look, a fashion shoot with a leading consumer glossy magazine and a comprehensive personalised plan to promote the salons win PLUS endless PR opportunities throughout their winning year!