Southern Hair Stylist Of 2017, Andrew Smith is a regular backstage at fashion weeks and has lots of experience working with fashion houses and as an influencer at catwalk shows. This year his contribution to British hairdressing has been recognised when he was announced as finalist in the coveted Hair Awards, Southern Awards and Hampshire Awards and at the highly acclaimed Salon Business Awards when he was one of only 6 British Hairdressing talents to reach the finals of the UK’s Ultimate Stylist Category 2018.
Described by British Hairdressing Icons as 'one to watch', his work and wisdom often feature in key industry and consumer magazines. He’s headed session teams for super-brands including LK Bennett, worked backstage at Cannes Film Festival and he was commissioned to head the hair team on the Spring Summer Anggy Haif Milan Fashion Week Show 2017. He directed the hair art on the Chanel Joan Elkayam Show at London Fashion Week and headed the team on the Autumn Winter Anggy Haif Show at Paris Week.
Andrew has recently been named as UK Ambassador by upcoming global brand, milk_shake and electrical brand Corioliss and has been inundated with stage work including international shows with milk_shake, presentations at numerous Fellowship Evenings and most recently 3 back to back presentations on The HJ Stage, Mens Stage and Fellowship Stage at Salon International.
Andrew is a hugely passionate stylist and is a master at taking influences from key trends and interpreting them into high street looks. He is also the owner/director of the Andrew Smith Group which boasts 3 of Hampshire’s finest hair salons. He began his incredibly successful career at the world-renowned Sassoon Academy and following on from this, he became a member of the first-ever Wella Sebastian Cult team. He is now recognised as a top educator and trainer by some of the world’s largest hairdressing brands, he works with milk_shake, Corioliss and Zen Hair Extensions and holds bespoke hairdressing courses to inspire and educate other artists.
Expect sensational, inspiration and perfection when working with Andrew!