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The NHF announces the winners of its 2018 Photographic Stylist of the Year competition

November 19, 2018 Latest News

The NHF announces the winners of its 2018 Photographic Stylist of the Year competition

On November 4th, the stylists and barbers shortlisted to win the prestigious Photographic Stylist of the Year competition gathered at the NHF’s Business Awards at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate to see who would be crowned. There were six Photographic Stylist of the Year categories for professionals of all levels to enter a show-stopping image suitable for the front cover of a magazine to be in with a chance of winning. Non-professional and professional images could be submitted by stylists and barbers to enter the competition which was designed to inspire creativity within the industry.

The winners of the NHF/NBF’s 2018 Photographic Stylist of the Year competition were:

  • Female fashion Look – open to all (non-professional photography) – Ben Madle, Headhunters
  • Male fashion Look – open to all (non-professional photography) – Emma Simmons, Salon54
  • Female fashion look – (professional photography) – Royston Blythe, Royston Blythe Hairdressers   
  • Male fashion look – (professional photography) – Aimee McPherson, Hidden Heights Creative Studio
  • Female fashion look collection – (professional photography) – Nick Malenko, Royston Blythe Hairdressers 
  • Male fashion look collection – (professional photography) – James Beaumont, Allure Hair & Beauty

NHF president Agnes Leonard commented: “The Photographic Stylist of the Year competition continues to inspire stylists to create exceptional visual imagery. This year’s entries did not disappoint – our expert panel of judges were in awe!

“Winning such a renowned competition is a true reflection of a stylist’s talent, so we hope that the careers of those who went home with awards last night will benefit.

“The competition is one that continues to go from strength-to-strength, so we’re excited to see what 2019 will bring!”

For further information on the Photographic Stylist of the Year competition visit  www.nhf.info/photographic

This year’s Photographic Stylist of the Year competition prize has been sponsored by Andis.

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