American All Star winners 2019

Winners of the American Crew 2019 All Star Challenge announced in NYC

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In a history-making move, the American Crew 2019 All Star Challenge ended in a tie. Huge congratulations to global champions Blade Pullman (above left) of Australia and Emma Jankowski (above right) of the USA.

All Star winner Emma

Winning image from Emma Jankowski

25 years

Taking place during the brand’s 25th anniversary celebration at New York City’s MILK studios, Gillian Gorman Round, Global General Manager of American Crew, said: “This year’s event not only marked American Crew’s 25th anniversary, but also the first time the judging panel couldn’t decide on just one winner for the All-Star Challenge.” 

She added: “The two winning styles were so different but struck a unique balance, showcasing what we saw as the heritage, present and future of the American Crew man.”

American Crew winner Blade

Winning image from Blade Pullman

The competition

Pullman and Jankowski were chosen from an elite group of 14 stylists, narrowed down from thousands of All-Star Challenge entries this year. Finalists worked alongside industry experts to showcase their best cut and style, captured in photo by American Crew photographers, including Founder of American Crew David Raccuglia. Through a blind judging process, the winning photos were awarded using a points system that scored on creativity, technical ability and a true portrayal of the American Crew brand.

The two young stylists will both receive prizes that will help them continue to perfect their skills and grow their career in the men’s grooming category. Prizes include: $10,000 USD, the coveted American Crew All-Star Challenge Global Champion Trophy, an invitation to become judges for the 2020 All-Star Challenge and a full scholarship to the new American Crew education programme.

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