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All-Star Chris O’Riordan 

American Crew announces that Chris O’Riordan has joined its All-Star Team…making a champion for Ireland. Based in the Emerald Isle, Chris has established a loyal clientele and works under his newly launched brand name Core. With more than a decade in the industry, he was chuffed to be awarded the title while attending The American Crew retreat in Barcelona this October. All-Star is a global honour, given in recognition to some of the world’s leading barbers. The award paves the way for Chris to spread more of his inspiring work under the banner of American Crew. 

Chris O’Riordan

Matt Horder

Matt Horder, Revlon Professional general manager for UK & Ireland, says: “It’s fantastic to have an American Crew All-Star back in Ireland. Chris is an extremely skilled barber and a talented educator. We’ve seen his journey progress alongside the American Crew brand as an educator and this is a fitting way to acknowledge his outstanding commitment and achievements.” 

“American Crew is more than just a product company, we are also dedicated to developing people, which we do through our network of All-Stars, who act as figureheads for the brand and in turn create a strong community, which we’re extremely proud of.” 

Chris O’Riordan

About Chris O’Riordan

Chris is a highly-awarded men’s hair stylist. He is featured in various trade press titles and has won multiple awards in Ireland, as well as two global titles. Chris achieved back-to-back Irish titles in the American Crew All Star Challenge in 2018 and 2019, which led him to represent Ireland at the American Crew ASC global finals in New York in 2019. In 2017, he won the Alternative Hair Show Men’s Cut and Colour Global final, held in front of an audience of 5,000 people at the Royal Albert Hall. It’s safe to say he knows his stuff! 

Chris says, “To receive this honour is absolutely incredible. It’s something I’ve wanted to achieve ever since I started working with American Crew. It came as a total surprise while I was attending my first American Crew Retreat in Barcelona. It’s still sinking in, but I’m excited to get going with more stage work and get back in the classroom educating. Being part of the team is an honour. My mind is blown.”  

More about American Crew

This year American Crew earned the title of the number one Premium Men’s Hair brand in the World*. It is known for pioneering the modern men’s professional grooming industry and has distribution in over 30,000 salons, barbershops, and authorised retailers across 50 countries, making it the global leader in the men’s hair market. 

*Euromonitor International Ltd; Beauty and Personal Care 2023ed, retail value sales, 2022 data. Based on 45 countries researched and estimated to be largest premium hair care markets. 

For the latest on American Crew including news and grooming tips, follow @AmericanCrewUK on Instagram and Facebook and click here. 

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