Southern Hair Stylist Of 2017/18, 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. Most recently his contribution to British hairdressing was recognised when he was announced as Hair Stylist Of The Year in the highly acclaimed Southern Hair & Beauty Awards and earlier in the year at the coveted Salon Business Awards when he was one of only 6 British Hairdressing talents to reach the finals of the UK’s Ultimate Stylist Category 2017. He’s headed session teams for super-brands including LK Bennett, worked backstage at Cannes Film Festival and most recently he was commissioned to head the hair team on the Spring Summer Anggy Haif Milan Fashion Week Show 2017. Earlier this year he directed the hair art on the Chanel Joan Ekayam 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 National Ambassador by upcomging global brand, milk_shake and has been inundated with stage work including The milk_shake Blue Velvet Show in Portugal, The Fellowship Stage at Salon international and presentations at numerous Fellowship Evenings.
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, Hot Tools and Zen Hair Extensions and holds bespoke hairdressing courses to inspire and educate other artists.
Expect sensational, inspiration and perfection when working with Andrew!