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Angelo Seminara Crowned Winner of the AIPP Grand Trophy 2016-17

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 10:33

Angelo Seminara (UK) has been crowned absolute winner at the last edition of the AIPP Grand Trophy 2016-2017, the third time in the last 6 years for this brilliant hairdresser to win the most renowned award in the hairdressing industry worldwide.


The AIPP Grand Trophy Award Ceremony was carried out earlier this week at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna. Considered the International Oscar of Hairdressing, this most famous of all hair trophies voted for by the world’s professional press, was handed over to its winner by Roberto Pissimiglia, AIPP President and Sergi Bancells, AIPP General Secretary. Angelo acknowledged that he was very proud to be recognized by the editors of the best professional magazines in the world and shared his excitement with the audience. “I can’t describe what an immense joy this is for me. I am so honoured to have received the AIPP Grand Trophy for the third time,” said Angelo.

Angelo Seminara is one of the most captivating and original hair stylists of our time. His work is hugely influential and is avidly followed by hair professionals, photographers, stylists and models the world over. Angelo Seminara began his career as a trainee Barber in his home town in Italy at the age of 11. Five years later he moved to Rome to take up a job with TONI&GUY, but with his sights firmly set on London he became Trevor Sorbie’s protégé in 1995 and went on to become his International Creative Director. Admired for his imagination, skill and creative drive, Seminara’s work defies categorisation. His approach is that of an artist, designer or inventor, imaginatively translating observations of the world into stunningly original shapes and colours.

In January 2011 Angelo started as the new Art Director for Davines Spa. Angelo has been an integral part of Davines. The role of Artistic Director has seen him involved in international events such as World Wide Hair Tour and Hair on Stage, and in the development of the Davines Collections. Wholly absorbed in his work and delighting in the creation of new shapes and textures, Angelo consistently pushes the boundaries.

With this sought-after acknowledgement Angelo Seminara conquers his third AIPP Grand Trophy in the last six years – check the AIPP Grand Trophy Hall of Fame:

1997-1998       Joan Anglada (Spain)

1998-1999       Jean-Claude Gallon (France)

1999-2000       Anthony Whitaker (Australia)

2000-2001       Andrew Collinge (UK)

2001-2002       Trevor Sorbie (UK)

2002-2003       Charlie Miller (UK)

2003-2004       Trevor Sorbie (UK)

2004-2005       Errol Douglas (UK)

2005-2006       Tono Sanmartín (Spain)

2006-2007       Robert Lobetta (USA)

2007-2008       Tom Kroboth (Austria)

2008-2009       Petra Mechurova (Cezch Republic)

2009-2010       X-Presion (Spain)

2010-2011       Rush (UK)

2011-2012       Angelo Seminara (UK)

2012-2013       Indira Schauwecker @ TONI&GUY (UK)

2013-2014       Christophe Gaillet (France)

2014-2015       Chie Sato @ Toni&Guy (UK)

2015-2016       Angelo Seminara (UK)

2016-2017       Angelo Seminara (UK)

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