With almost 20 years experience cutting and colouring at leading salons across three countries Anna has become a creative Art Director in colour and and Art Director in cutting after working at Taylor Taylor London in Shoreditch for 11 years.
With a Fierce Blonde following who enjoy the natural grow out of Anna’s blondes that are tailored specifically to every clients needs, hair and natural colouring. Annas obsession with blondes goes that one step further as she has developed a product called Wiig that tones yellow, repairs the hair and protects it from future damage. A product that keeps her blondes perfect in between salon visits is for sale at the salon and the wiig.co website.
Anna has a talent for fixing shapes in hair cuts and loves to fix problems in both cuts and colours. Booking in advance with Anna is imperative as she is in high demand with her very loyal clients.
Annelie is an international colour expert with over 20 years experience. You will find her running educational courses for hairdressers, working on shoots as well as advertising campaigns across the globe when she is not in the salon.
She is known for her honesty and down to earth approach. Her ability to transform hair through her colour expertise and perfect techniques make Annelie a real favourite with clients.
Even as a child Natalia was inspired by colour and instinctively understood its creative possibilities, it was only natural that her career would lead her to become such a respected colour technician.
From a small town in Italy Natalia successfully juggled her early life as a hairdressing trainee alongside a full time education but it wasn’t long before her talent was spotted and she became part of the Italian L’Oreal professional team working backstage and with key celebrities.
In 2012 she moved to London to work with Toni + Guy as an educator in their salons and to collaborate in fashion weeks, assisting on iconic shows such as Channel and Tom Ford. Natalia is a qualified Master colour expert for both Wella and L'Oréal and has won awards in their colour trophy and Trend Vision finals.
Natalia’s clients describe her real passion for hairdressing and her ability to blend both creative and classic colour to perfectly adapt to each individual. We think that this may be helped by her inside knowledge of how people relate to the world as she works towards a psychology degree in her spare time.
Federico is at the heart of the Taylor Taylor London team and is one of our most experienced and respected hairdressers. With over 20 years in hairdressing he has been educated and trained at some of the world’s most respected academies and salons.
Hair great's such as Eugene Souleiman, James Rowe, Mark Hampton and Martin Cullen call upon Federico’s talent to assist during some of International Fashion Week’s most coveted shows - ACNE, Yohji Yamamoto, Vivienne Westwood, Marni, JW Anderson and Gareth Pugh amongst many others.
When not in the salon his independent work for campaigns and editorials encompasses assignments for Matthew Williamson, Volt Café and The Financial Times.
On salon appointments Federico is known for his undivided attention to detail; whether it be colour, cutting or styling he will help to develop a personalised hair experience just for you.
Federico is also the Floor Manager in our Flagship Salon and is instrumental in ensuring the standards of all the stylists and colourists at Taylor Taylor meet his exceptionally high requirements.
Born in Northern Ireland, Anna qualified and worked as a stylist in Belfast City. Making the big move to London in 2008. She then worked for an award-winning salon group and various boutique salons.
She moved to London in 2013 and advanced her skill set with numerous courses in both cut and colour before being hand-picked to run the Taylor Taylor London Salon at the One and Only Resort in the Maldives and later the Boutique Salon in London.
“The clients ‘journey’ with me is important, from in-depth consultations, personalised cuts and colours, to the finished look, each journey is different and that’s what’s exciting - I am here to help. Invest in your hair, you wear it everyday! “
These days you will find her in our commercial street branch with her loyal rebooking clientele chatting about all things hair, travel and life.
Ben grew up in France and started his hairdressing career in the exclusive Alpine resorts, mixing his love of extreme sports with his passion for style.
Ben joined us with almost ten years experience - having spent the past couple of years in London refining his skills at boutique salons and on numerous courses, including those by L'Oréal, Tigi, and Toni and Guy.
Ben has a passion for precision haircuts, with particular expertise in blunt cuts, as he feels that they “bring out a strong character in people, whilst remaining très chic!”. Ben also loves working on men's fades as “It’s like drawing with pencil”, and balayage as “it’s French!”.
His work has been getting a lot of attention, and Ben recently worked on set with Storm Models. Ben is not afraid to take risks and to put his personality into his work, which produces exceptional outcomes - we are very excited to have him on the team and to see what the future will bring for his career.
Educated in Italy and London by Aldo Coppola and Toni & Guy, Francesca has 13 years of hairdressing experience. Involved for the past few years as a part of the assisting team at London Fashion Week for International Brand Show’s she keeps her Fashion passion current and on trend.
Francesca is fluent in sophisticated colour changes and natural looks. With outstanding customer service skills she has a true eye for detail.
Valeria has never wanted to be anything other than a master hair stylist and colour technician.
Professionally trained in her native Italy Valeria moved to London to further her career as soon as she was able. Within seven years she amassed a wealth of experience in both cutting and colouring working with respected hair studios such as Vidal Sassoon, Trevor Sorbie and Toni & Guy.
Valeria is not only passionate about creating the perfect cut and colour but also focusses on the aftercare and treatment that goes into the hair to maintain its health and natural vitality. Understanding the needs of her clients is of paramount importance and with her reputation for precision cutting across all genders combined with her skill in natural colouring and colour corrections she has rightfully earnt herself a super loyal clientele.
While she is not in the salon Valeria is also studying to become a make-up artist and with her understanding of styling and colour we are sure she will be a natural.
We originally spotted Tom’s talent when we stole him from the North of England where he served a traditional hairdressing apprenticeship from the age of just 14. Working in his spare time while still at school under the mantle of Mark Riley he completed his advanced apprenticeship and rapidly established himself as a senior stylist in record time.
In 2012 Tom won the much coveted title of “ Project X Student of the Year” from the Fellowship for British Hairdressing . Often called the ultimate hairdressing finishing school, Project X aims to select and nurture the very best hairdressing talent in the UK with mentors such as Karine Jackson and hairdressing legend Errol Douglas MBE.
Fast forward to more recent times and Tom has been formally recognized within the hairdressing industry after winning the highly regarded “It List” title of UK Fashionista which is judged by hair icons such as Adam Reed and Luke Hersheson beauty editors from publications such as Vogue and Sunday Times Style.
“Tom was heralded by judges for having an impressive portfolio given his young age, as well as his incredible diversity. Having assisted internationally respected session stylists including Anthony Turner, Samantha Hillerby and Rudi Lewis, Tom has also racked up credits for shoots in Vogue and i-D, worked with models Jourdan Dunn and Kendall Jenner plus styled campaigns for brands such as M.A.C cosmetics”
In Tom's own words “I adore precision cutting and dressing beautiful hair which makes me a dealer in creative possibility and a trader of joy through great hair .” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves.
We snapped up Jordan as soon as we realised he wanted to move his career to London from his original home in Bournemouth. Hard working, committed and passionate he is an incredibly well rounded young stylist and colourist who already has extensive training and experience under his belt.
In his previous salon Jordan had built a fully booked column of loyal clients who came to him for his attention to service and his ability to use his knowledge of both cutting and colouring to create hair that is wearable and specific to each individual.
Jordan is as comfortable in precision cutting as he is in free hand balayage but his particular passion is creating that elusive, natural and seamless ‘un-done’ look, which is as effortless as possible for the client and can be perfectly re-created at home as well as in the salon.
Antonio has over fifteen years of experience cutting and styling hair for London's top hair salon's, magazines and brand's such as, iD, Dazed and Numero to name but a few.
Chie is one of a prestigious group of hair stylists who have claimed the title of Best International Hairdresser from the AIPP (Association Internationale Presse Professionnelle Coiffure).
Chie’s career began in Japan over 20 years ago before moving to London to join Toni & Guy where she was a member of the renowned Artistic Team and was crowned Avante Garde Hairdresser of the Year at the British Hairdressing Awards in 2014/ 15. Hosting seminars across the globe, running her own shows at London fashion week and working for the likes of Elle and Shortlist Chie has achieved international recognition for her work and we are privileged to have her heading up our education team.
In 2009 Elsa joined our Commercial Street salon where she swiftly proved her technical ability and progressed to Art Director. During her tenure at Taylor Taylor Elsa’s career has gone from strength to strength and she has shown natural excellence in all the hairdressing disciplines from salon to catwalk to editorial assignments.
Over the past few years she has been fortunate enough to support leading international session stylists such as Eugene Souleiman, Martin Cullen and Duffy at the ‘Fashion Week's across the world, showcasing some of the world’s most infuential fashion brands such as Gareth Pugh, Joseph and Antonio Berardi. In Elsas own words Elsa “The exposure at the height of the industries professionalism has given me an opportunity to perform in an implausibly pressured environment and deliver on end result, which can be nothing less than perfect. This has without doubt shaped and influenced my career and the person I am today”.
Alongside Elsa’s busy salon column and her session commitments, she is also part of the management team at Taylor Taylor London and jointly heads up the Art Team which promotes the salon’s strong technical and creative reputation. This role involves delivering the in-house collections, organizing editorial and commercial assignments and preparing bespoke articles for international publications and helping others realizes their potential through external Seminars and in-house workshops.
From an early age Nick had a passion for Travel and Hairdressing. After becoming a well established Style Director at a boutique salon he decided to take time out and travel through Asia. Nick fell in love with the culture and lifestyle of Bali where he decided to settle. Whilst there he taught seminars throughout Southeast Asia at renowned academies and styled hair for various campaign’s and editorial’s.
Now back in London, Nick is a Director at the Commercial Street salon based in Shoreditch where he has gained a loyal clientele. Alongside his work in the salon, Nick has also been pursuing his passion for session hairstyling and has been a regular at London, Milan and Paris Fashion Week's.
Originally from South Korea Sonya brings her global perspective to the team at Taylor Taylor. She is one of our most established stylists and has over 16 year's hairdressing experience with a highly creative eye.
Her fiercely loyal clients come back for her highly precise techniques which capture every edge, angle, line and layer in the hair; you can clearly see how her love of architectural and sculptural form comes through within her cutting and styling.
Alongside hairdressing her other passion is Fine Art, which she is currently studying at London Metropolitan University and is naturally another key source for her hairdressing inspiration.
When she isn’t in the salon or studying art she is also the Korean Translator at the Vidal Sassoon Academy, which she uses to inspire her love of transformative hairstyling.
James started his career with the world renowned Mahogany Hairdressing in Mayfair where he went through there rigorous training to become one of there stylists. He quickly worked his way up to Assistant Creative Director where he ran the London academy and taught on shows and seminars worldwide.
James then looking for a new challenge moved to Australia’s Sydney where he taught some of the biggest names in the industry and ran a full column at the prestigious Wild Life Hair.
Now returned to his home in London he goes between education for hairdressers globally and running his busy clientele from his home at Taylor Taylor.
Focusing on precision hair cutting, James believes that a haircut should be an extension of a persons personality and individuality. Taking bone structure in to consideration each of his clients leave with a bespoke look. Tailored for the individual.
Mihaela fell in love with our clients and the hairdressing creativity within our salons when she started as an assistant with Taylor Taylor London back in 2009.
Originally enrolled on a university degree course in her native Romania Mihaela soon realised that her passion lay in hairdressing so she moved to London and began her training.
Over the years Mihaela has become one of the most valued members of the team with an exceptionally strong work ethic and an inspiring customer service record. An expert in both our famous Brazilian Blow Out service and precision hair cutting.
Having worked within all three of our London hair salons she has personally looked after many of our high profile celebrities such as Lewis Hamilton, Greg Rutherford, members of the Game of Thrones cast, Pixie Lott and Rebel Wilson as well as assisting our Art Directors on their photographic assignments.
In her own words Mihaela believes that, “Hairdressing is not simply about a cut or a colour but about creating something beautiful for each individual and using the richest accessory that you have to your best advantage."
Carlo entered the hair-dressing industry at the age of 15 and was immediately taken under the wing of four-time British hairdresser of the year who allowed him able to develop his passion in creating beautiful, wearable haircuts with an emphasis on strong, precision cutting and structure for every style. After securing a place on the much coveted Sebastian CULT team Carlo began to travel internationally to deliver large seminars to other hairdressers eager to learn about the brand's strong history, and to watch the team create new exciting hair. He is now a member of the Sebastian UK Education team delivering one to one learning, as well as platform education
Carlo is also the co-founder of FUZED which takes it’s inspiration from cultural identity, music and lifestyle and the resulting impact on hair throughout time. With the success of his brand he has now worked on significant editorials and campaigns for companies such as Topshop, Reebok, Calvin Klein and MTV. Also a regular face on London, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks, he works alongside industry giant Eugene Souleiman and has numerous shows including Maison Margiela, Jil Sander, Thom Brown, Stella McCartney, Yohji Yamamoto, Nina Ricci, Comme De Garçons, Liam Hodges under his belt.
With a unique understanding of both fashion and session hair sitting alongside his advanced technical and precision cutting skills and his experience across all platforms of hairdressing education, Carlo is a true specialist in hair-cutting and an exceptional stylist.
“Every day is a fashion show and the world is your runway,” Christie passionately believes that no matter what your style, your hair is your crown and the finishing masterpiece to any outfit.
Christie joined us after 10 years working in a world renowned Chelsea salon and has an incredible and very natural talent in helping her clients achieve the very best for their hair. Her bespoke consultations focus on balancing your natural hair type with the practicalities of your everyday lifestyle and of course the latest trends in both fashion and hair. She also places the equivalent emphasis on the aftercare of your style to ensure you have the knowledge to perfect your look when you get home.
For those wanting a little extra help in lengthening and volumising your locks she also specialises in discreet, handcrafted extensions and believes that the key to the best extensions is for “Nobody to know that you actually have extensions.”
With an infectious personality alongside an impressive hairdressing talent you will have the perfect personalised experience within the salon and then head home with a new sets of skills to maintain your hair.
Pranee may be petite in stature but she has a monumental work ethic and inspiring customer service record. Originally starting with us as a hairdressing assistant Pranee has been a key member of the Taylor Taylor team for nearly ten years now and knows the salons better than anyone else.
Working her way up through the business and training under the watchful eye of our Education Managers has given Pranee a unique understanding of our clients and she has already established a firm following in the salon.. Known for her game changing Brazilian Blowdries and Yuko permanent straightening Pranee has a gentle and relaxing manner and is comfortable creating a highly technical cut on short hair through to a full Hollywood blowdry on full length locks.
From her first hairdressing job in small town in Ligura, to the cities of Milan and now London, Laura is a real example of following your dream and we are delighted to have her in the salon.
We fell in love with Laura’s ethos when she first told us that for her, being a hairdresser was like being the very best tailor. In her words “An great tailor will always try to find the most flattering cut depending on body shape, style and fabric, this is just the same as an exceptional hairdresser, who will try to create the perfect cut for you depending on your personality, face shape and hair nature.”
Laura is still young but her passion, enthusiasm and hairdressing talent are truly infectious and she will ensure you feel completely at ease while she works with you to find that perfect cut.
Liverpool Street Station – Come out of the station via the Bishopsgate exit and turn left onto Bishopsgate. Take a right onto Brushfield Street, walk past Spitalfields market, then left onto Commercial Street. We are 137 Commercial Street, E1 6BJ.