Gavin Taylor Hair at National Awards

Written by: Jane


keely_image_2Local hair salon ‘Gavin Taylor Hair’ of Rothley which has only been open for 4 months has won a place at the Eastern Regional Finals of the hairdressing industry’s most fashion-led live hairdressing competition the L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2015.  Which will take place on Sunday 19th April at Duxford, Imperial War Museum, Cambridge.

In the first round, hundreds of photographic images from across the country were judged by the hairdressing industries most influential names in hairdressing including last year’s winner and X-Factor hairdresser – Jamie Stevens, The 2012 title holders Sally & Jamie Brooks, leading session stylist & press favourite Adam Reed and hairdressing icon Charles Worthington MBE. Gavin Taylor Hair fought of stiff competition and were successfully chosen to take part in the high energy Regional Finals being held throughout April 2015.

The next stage of the competition will put Gavin Taylor Hair through their paces as they will now create a live model look that demonstrates an awareness for Autumn/Winter 2015/16 hair and fashion trends as outlined in the brief, the model look must be original, modern and inspirational.  The team of judges are looking for a trend-setting, show stopping total look that can inspire clients and hairdressers.

Gavin Taylor and Marie Atterbury are part of a very excited salon team who are all overjoyed with having broken through to the next level of the competition. The team will now join just 60 salons from across the eastern region in a bid to make it through to the Grand final to compete for the coveted L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2015.

“I am so proud of our amazing team.  To get into the final of the Loreal Colour Trophy after just 4 months of being open shows true spirit and great potential. I truly believe we as a salon are changing the way we not only cut, colour and style hair but how we do business!” Gavin Taylor

The fashion fuelled, high energy event will be one of eight highly anticipated regional finals happening up and down the country. Each salon team will only have 30 tense minutes to bring their model look to life and demonstrate that they are the region’s most talented and creative hairdressers to a panel of judges consisting of acclaimed hairdressers.

“It’s a great achievement to make it to this stage, the Regional finals have an amazing atmosphere bringing talented hairdressers from all over the region under one roof. What turns my head and captures my attention is when all the elements come together, great model with styling and makeup that work flawlessly with the cut and colour – an overall style that looks effortless and this is what the teams must show the judges at each regional final in order to progress to the next stage.” Trevor Sorbie MBE

Gavin Taylor Hair could be one of just six salons to walk away with a place in the industries longest running, glamorous awards event the 60th annual L’Oréal Colour Trophy Grand Final on June 1st 2015 inside the stunning Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London. This stage leaves them just one step away from scooping the unparalleled prize of national media exposure and glamorous fashion shoots and much more!