Last night over 1200 hairdressers and industry figures flocked to Battersea Evolution for a night of glitz and glamour at the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Grand Final. Taking their seats for an enthralling event, guests watched the stage come alive with lights, effects and music for the stunning ‘Kaleidoscopic Colour’ hair shows by Tim Hartley, Saks and Trevor Sorbie.
Sinead Kelly, London seized the 2019 L’Oréal Colour Trophy Award – the industries longest running and most renowned hair award. Linton & Mac, Aberdeen were awarded second place and The Colour Room, Stockport scooped third place.
The Men’s Image Award was won by Trevor Sorbie, London and the runner up in this award was Mr Face, Brighton. Presented by Charlotte Mensah, The Afro Look Award went to Errol Douglas Salon, London.
The L’Oréal Colour Trophy Regional Awards were presented to all eight regions by Adam Reed from Percy & Reed and Siobhan Jones from Rose and Wild who both explained just how difficult the judging process had been due to the high standard of hair work produced by all the competitors.
The Regional Award winners for 2019 are:
Northern Ireland – Peter Mark, Forestside, Belfast
Scotland – Linton & Mac, Aberdeen
North East – Satchi Salons, Sunderland
North West – The Colour Room, Stockport
Western – Nashwhite, Warwick
Eastern – FX Hair Studio, Leigh on sea
Southern – Headmasters, Brighton
London – Sinead Kelly , London
The L’Oréal Professional STAR Award judges favourite were announced on stage by Angel Montague Sayers from Sally Montague. These aspiring colourists, all winners in their region, were competing to win a place on an exclusive winner’s photoshoot in Paris next month. And the winner was Christopher Main from Andrew Mulvenna Hair, Belfast.
The 2019 winners will now embark on a year filled with amazing projects including a creative photo-shoot with an online or digital title and a host of invaluable support and opportunities along the way.
With the shows over and the awards presented the guests celebrated and danced the night away at the after-show party until the early hours of the morning.
Check out all the winners photos from the night below!