Nominees for the annual British Hairdressing Awards - to be held on November 22 in London - have been announced June 23. And while all of them are a creative inspiration to their peers, here are the hairdressers and salons that you can actually call up for an appointment.
Andrew Barton: previous winner of British Hairdresser of the Year 2006 and star of the TV show
Ten Years Younger, Barton is the owner of Andrew Barton Salons in Covent Garden.
Address: 25 Henrietta Street
Appointments: +44 207 112 5998, email@example.com
Errol Douglas: this is the 14th nomination for the Knightsbridge salon owner Errol Douglas, who has previously won Afro Hairdresser of the Year in 1993, 1995 and 2007.
Address: 18 Motcomb Street
Appointments: +44 207 235 0110
Akin Konizi: artistic director for the HOB salon group, and the current British Hairdresser of the Year, Konizi also won the title in 2008, making him only the third person in the awards history to win the award for two consecutive years.
Address: for example 60 Baker Street
Appointments: +44 20 7935 5883
Angelo Seminara: the 2007 British Hairdresser of the Year and international creative director at Trevor Sorbie, Seminara has previously won Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year three times and spends much of his time creating editorial and catwalk looks.
Address: 27 Floral Street
Appointments: Emmy Georgiou, +44 207 379 1025, firstname.lastname@example.org
Other shortlisted hairdressers include long-time Vidal Sassoon creative director, Tim Hartley, Sassoon's current international creative director, Mark Hayes, Toni & Guy investor, Phil Smith, and the salon group Hooker & Young, whose branches are located outside London.