is joint co-founder and Senior Director of Studio 56 with a wealth of experience working in and managing salons before fulfilling the dream of having his own. His joy is nurturing new talent and overseeing a professional, friendly team.
“Amanda Holden’s style has evolved a lot over the years and is different every time you see her. She has Bournemouth roots too I understand, so I’d welcome her in to the salon next time she’s passing and happily create her next look.”
is co-founder and Director of Studio 56. She is a qualified NVQ Assessor, trained in Racoon Hair Extensions and enjoys getting creative with styles for weddings and backstage at fashion shows.
“I admire Emma Watson for having the courage to go from long hair to a pixie crop and her features mean she suits either. I’d offer to be involved with her next reinvention.”
is Studio 56's Senior Director with many decades' experience in the trade. He remains just as passionate about hair as when he first started out and in his spare time enjoys calligraphy.
“I think Donald Trump could definitely benefit from a hair makeover. In terms of someone I think has it just right, I’m a big admirer of Lulu and her constant reinvention – the flicky, choppy style she favours really suits her, as does the colour.”
is the Assistant Manager and has a passion for styling and colouring long hair as well as creating it, with a qualification in Racoon hair extensions.
"Beyoncé has had some amazing styles so it would be a challenge to come up with something different for her. Miley Cyrus has had a few styles I thought weren't as flattering as they could be so she would be my other client choice."
has been at Studio 56 from the outset and is a Principal Stylist, specialising in hair up and intricate wedding styles. Her spare time outside work is limited as a busy mum of two.
"The actresses Jennifer Lawrence and Dakota Johnson both have long, luscious hair which would be perfect for bouncy blow dries and my favourite hair up dos."
is the latest addition to the team and on the Lee Stafford Education Programme. She was inspired to become a hairdresser as the result of being a regular client of Studio 56 during her childhood and thrilled to be taken on as an apprentice.
“I’d love to be Adele’s hairdresser. She can pull off lots of different looks and I’d like to create something really eye-catching for her – maybe short and blonde!”
is studying for her Level 3 in hairdressing and says working at Studio 56 has turned her from a shy person to someone with the confidence to talk to anyone. She says she has no one favourite aspect of hairdressing at present as is enjoying all of them so much!
"I’d like to style Cheryl Tweedy’s hair. She’s been various shades but it would be exciting to have the chance to do something different with the length."