Wella Professionals have named their local finalists for 2019 TrendVision, naming a myriad of talented people who are in the running for the ultimate prize, writes Shannon Gaitz. The finalists will be honoured at the ANZ TrendVision Gala Event, titled Wella TrendVision Award Extravaganza, taking place in Sydney in January 2020.
The gala event will include a trends-driven, colour-infused show presented by the Wella Professionals education team and a selection of millennium artists, led by Creative Manager Ludmila Hlinovsky, as well as a live competition that will see the finalists recreate their looks.
The event will be hosted by MC Lee Cohen and Tracey Hughes, the event will take place in Alexandria and will feature a panel of both national and international judges comprised of Sonya Dove, Rebecca Taylor, Mana Dave, Benni Tognini, NatalieAnne, Pavlos Divitaris, Damien Rinaldo, Frank Apostolopoulos, Jack Morton and Cameron Pine.
“The outstanding quality of work entered was inspiring, ensuring our esteemed judges had their work cut out for them determining the finalists,” says the brand’s education and digital leader Tracey Hughes.
“Wella TrendVision leads the way with providing an unparalleled opportunity to celebrate the stylist’s artistry. We are so proud of the talent and look forward to celebrating these artists into our Wella family at our Gala Event in January.”
The overall national winners will enter the live global finals, to be held in Spain March 2020.
The New Zealand finalists are:
New Zealand Colour Artist
Su Lin, Su Lin Hair
Anthony Bayer, Anthony Bayer Hair
Jay (Yucheng) Jin, studioC
Sky Srisukpolluck, The Black Studio
Shay Kapur, Rodney Wayne
New Zealand Creative Artist
Devo Peng, studioC
Alie Doevendans, Ktizo Hair
Alan Wang, Perfekt Hair Studio
Peter Tong, Perfekt Hair Studio
Kylie Hayes, Moha Hairdressing
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