New Zealand’s Anthony Bayer of Anthony Bayer Hair brings you the ELITE collection, which was recently nominated for the title of New Zealand Hairdresser of the Year at the Australian Hair Industry Awards (Creative), a title he was nominated for two years in a row.
“It’s not just about a collection shoot, it takes a lot of passion, extra hours and commitment,” Anthony said on social media. “You have to work extremely hard to build a strong body of work in a portfolio along with written submissions. A lot of stress, blood, sweat and tears went into it.”
“The collection was inspired by elite themed event ball from mid-town Manhattan’s glamorous nights or award shows like The Grammys plus The Met Gala, of course,” he continued, adding that a particular hero look was even inspired by Jennifer Lopez in Maid in Manhattan.
The collection brings together feature techniques such as cotton textures and laces sewn to the natural hair to create unique shapes and hand sewn lace details, with looks that included a glam mullet ponytail, a personally created hairpiece using artificial feathers and big hair shapes.
Discover the full collection.
Hairdresser: Anthony Bayer
Salon: Anthony Bayer Hair
Photographer: Hamish Melville
Makeup Artist: Ruth Baron
Stylist: Raewyn Bayer and Anthony Bayer
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