Hooker & Young

Global Hairdressers of The Year: Hooker & Young

Internationally renowned hairdressers, and owners of Hooker & Young luxury hair salons, have recently won the Global Hairdresser of the Year 2023 award in Australia

In a dazzling display of talent and creativity, Gary Hooker & Michael Young of the North East’s multi-award winning salon group Hooker & Young have clinched the prestigious Global Hairdresser Of The Year Award at an International event in Sydney Australia. This remarkable achievement positions Hooker & Young at the forefront of the international hairdressing scene, showcasing the exceptional skills and innovation that define the UK hair industry.

The Australian Hair Fashion Awards, hosted annually by The Journal magazine, Australia’s leading hair publication, is a coveted accolade recognizing outstanding professionals who push the boundaries of creativity and set new standards in the world of hair. Hooker & Young stood out among a pool of immensely talented nominees. They impressed the esteemed panel of judges with their unique vision and technical prowess.

With a career spanning over 25 years, Gary & Michael have become trailblazers in the hairdressing realm. They are constantly evolving and elevating their craft. This victory solidifies their status as masters of the art and highlights the innovation and dedication prevalent in UK hairdressing today.

Renowned for their ability to create beautiful directional imagery, this unstoppable duo consistently inspires and nurtures new talent. In that way contributing to the industry’s growth. Their skill and artistry have earned them international recognition, as they continue to influence trends and set standards.

Upon receiving the award, a pre-recorded acceptance speech was shown at the glittering event. Gary and Michael expressed their immense gratitude for the award:

“This feels so surreal, we are totally overwhelmed to receive this.“ the duo said.

This triumph is a milestone for Hooker & Young and an inspiration for aspiring hairstylists globally.

Hooker & Young: On The Way To A Prestigious London Event

The duo employs over 50 people across their four North East based salons. They are hoping this is the start of a winning streak as they prepare for the UK’s British Hairdressing Awards on 27 November. The event will be at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane. The Hooker & Team are up for four of the big awards at the prestigious London event. That includes Artistic Team of the Year and the acclaimed British Hairdresser Of The Year.

As International Ambassadors for Schwarzkopf Professional Gary & Michael remain dedicated to sharing their knowledge and expertise. In that way contributing to the continual evolution of the hairdressing profession.

This collaboration promises to further amplify Hooker & Young’s influence and contribution to the evolution of hairdressing on a global scale.

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