key trends

Translating the trends

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TIGI European Session Director, Maria Kovacs, believes the skills learnt working on photographic sessions and backstage at fashion shows are crucial to progression, refining and developing skills. She often quotes hair as being like “a fabric” that’s moulded into a shape, creating the desired feeling and ultimately the right look for an image, or supporting a fashion designer’s vision and theme for a collection. Each season she runs a Session Course at the TIGI Academy where she interprets key trends into styling and textural ideas that can be used by the students to dress and style hair in the salon. Importantly, it also provides language and verbal ideas to share with the salon team and with clients, providing expertise and insider knowledge.

Want to work with Maria in 2018?

Applications are now open for the 2018 TIGI European Session Team. 
Each year, Maria selects 10 hairdressers to work with her backstage at London and Paris Fashion Weeks. The chosen hairdressers receive an exclusive two day training course at Bed Head studios in London, travel expenses and hotel costs up to the value of £750 covered by TIGI, a Session stylist kit and a TIGI collection book, signed by Anthony Mascolo.

Click HERE for your chance to be part of the 2018 team. 
Entries close on 5th December.

Images below: Work from the Autumn’s Session course in London. 
Hair: Maria Kovacs, Akos Bodi and John Harte. Photography: Mauro Carraro. 

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