Nick Irwin began his hairdressing career in the mid-Eighties in the north of England, eventually moving to London to work with the Toni&Guy Art Team – he went on to travel the globe with the international super-group. Irwin’s ability to understand the aesthetic of editorial and high-fashion hair quickly brought him to the attention of hairdressing icon Anthony Mascolo, who mentored the young hairdresser, allowing him the space and opportunity to develop into the celebrated talent he is today.
In 2004 Irwin took up the role of European Creative Director at TIGI; he was appointed Global Creative Director in 2011 and then to the Board of Directors in 2013. However, it was his leadership and creative direction of the TIGI International Creative Team that garnered him global recognition. Having taken the role of lead stylist at over 60 shows at the International Collections over the last five years, his ability to motivate and deliver is unquestioned.
What's on the horizon after Irwin's departure from TIGI?
"After 30 years in the hair industry, I feel now is the right time to concentrate on me and my passions. The work I have been doing with legendary photographer Rankin and the team at Hunger Magazine has reignited my love for hairdressing."