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Franck Provost Hosts 2019 Artistic Awards Ceremony

The French are known for their understated elegance, but when it comes to partying, they are anything but. The Franck Provost team were in complete celebration mode at the annual Christmas Party and 2019 Artistic Awards Ceremony, writes Michelle Ruzzene.

Guests from all over Australia frocked up and headed to the awards night held on November 17 at Rydges Sydney Central rooftop. Drinks and nibbles were served while each guest was given the opportunity to vote to select the winner of the Public Choice Category. Entertainment included a fun phot-booth complete with props as well as an interactive video station.

Aurore Lopez, Avant Garde winner

General manger Raphael Veron kicked off the night with a heartfelt opening speech while Head of Education and Talent Management Virginie Gayssot kept the crowd in high spirits with her lively speeches and stage krumping.

Emma Sudan, Men’s Hairdresser winner

The winners, selected from  a prestigious jury comprised of Mr Franck Provost himself, multi-award winner and PIIQ founder Richard Kavanagh, avant-garde hairdresser Carolyn Gahan, INSTYLE editor Cameron Pine and education manager for L’Oréal Professionnel Dana Pinto,  were then announced to much cheering and applauding.

Richard Kavanagh

The list of winners on the night was:

Hairdresser of the Year: Amy Barton, Sydney CBD Salon

Colourist of the Year: Maxime Dumet, Mosman Salon

Men’s Hairdresser of the Year: Emma Sudan, Bondi Beach Salon

People’s Choice of the Year: Alize Micard, Sydney CBD Salon

Avant-Garde of the Year: Aurore Lopez, Macquarie Centre Salon

Apprentice of the Year: Brooklyn Van Hoven, Rozelle Salon

Team of the Year: Melbourne CBD Salon

Coup De Coeur of the Year: Team Melbourne CBD Salon

The winners received some amazing prizes which included a mentoring session with Richard Kavanagh, Paula Hibbard or Carolyn Gahan, an exclusive photoshoot with Ben Scott, access to Sharon Blain’s Hair Artists’ Hub, education prizes from L’Oréal Professionnel, package prizes from Kérastase Paris, Platinum Plus Stylers from ghd, Food Hampers from Fine French Food and vouchers to dine at Four Frogs Creperie.

Melbourne CBD Salon, Coup De Coeur and Team winner

Following the announcement of the winners, the party really kicked off with party-goers busting some serious moves on the dancefloor before kicking on the after party.

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