TONY RICCI-CANADIAN HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR 2015
An acclaimed stylist, educator, and leading light in the business, Tony’s ground-breaking approach to hairstyling – in particular cutting and styling techniques – is recognized worldwide. He is 2010 NAHA Hairstylist of the year, Six-time winner of Canadian hairdresser of the year and Awarded Platform Artist. Tony believes that education is the fundamental of a lasting, flourishing, and rewarding career
With over 40 years of experience as an artist&stylist, no aspect of the industry escapes him, He was credited among the finest of world-class hairdressers. Daniel finds inspirations and ideas by travelling the glob & working with the best stylists, his keys to success are to stay humble,train,never stop learning &always be surrounded by the best people.He was the recipient of the Mirror Awards, Contessa and NAHA
Michael is best known for his creative edge and motivational ability. Michael has been immersed in the hair and make up scene for the past 20 years. He has built a solid reputation in Canada as well as internationally by traveling the globe teaching cut and style techniques. His work has been published in several global magazines for which he was recognized. Michael intrigues students, fellow artists and media with his passionate and inspirational style.
For the past 25 years Edwin has remained one of the most desirable hair stylists in Canada. An award winning hair stylist Edwin is the two time recipient of the NAHA award and eight-time winner of the Canadian contessa awards. Edwin’s career as a global artist, educator, an influential style maker and editorial stylist continues to thrive taking him around the world where the beauty of different cultures inspires him. Considering his background, it’s not surprising that Edwin’s salon “The Cutting room creative” is astonishingly successful.
For the past 25 years, Derrick has become an industry favorite for his talent, vision and precision cutting techniques. Derrick has done exceptional hairstyles on the sets of The Oprah Winfrey show, Sundance Film Festival and New York Fashion Week. Considering his background, it’s not surprising that Derrick’s Valentini salon is incredibly successful. Derrick’s career as an International Artist continues to thrive, taking him around the world where the beauty of different cultures inspires him and where exciting new projects continue to challenge and fulfill him.
Julio is one of the most respected runway, and celebrity hair stylists in the business. His work has appeared in publications such as People magazine, Modern and Salon Magazine. In 2013 Julio had been chosen to work with Michelle Rodriguez and Pilar Montenegro for People Magazine “50 Most Beautiful”. As a platform artist he tours through countries in Europe, USA and Canada. Julio co-owner in his incredibly successful Valentini salon. “Every step along this amazing journey has encouraged me to explore and recognize beauty”.
For the past 25 years, Daniel has become an industry favorite for his talent, vision and his unparalleled dedication to his clients. Dubbed by the media as one of the hottest hairdressers in Canada, Daniel has been a regular guest doing exceptional hairstyles on the sets of ET Canada, Cityline, Makeover Story and more. Industry insiders respect Daniel for his unique vision and hairstyle that incorporate innovation and confidence
Louis is one of the most respected editorial, runway, and celebrity hair stylists in the business. His work has appeared in publications such as Time, Elle and Fashion Magazines. From 1990 to 2003 he accompanied Céline Dion on her international tours through twelve countries in Europe, Asia and America. Upon returning to Montreal, Louis opened his incredibly successful Orbite salon. Every step along this amazing journey has encouraged me to explore and recognize beauty.