With his signature style firmly set in British youth-culture trends, Jody’s sublime taste level of mens fashion cool has seen him attract some of the best in the industry becoming his biggest fans. Having him on the podcast today, we all have a prized seats to listening in to his rise and creative approach to becoming the leading editorial and session mens hairdresser he now is. Most importantly, you’ll get so inspired from the likeable Jody on what goals can be achieved in the fashion industry of mens hairdressing – if you really want it enough. So before you tune in, you’ll need to ask yourself: ‘How much do you want it’?
With Jody’s unique approach to his work, strong extensive knowledge of technical hairdressing, and love of traditional barbering, the former Mens British Hairdresser of the Year 2010/11 has built up a reputation for his forward-thinking men’s hairstyles. On the books of leading hair and make up agency, Premier Hair and Make Up, Jody works on many editorial shoots for the likes of Shortlist magazine, 7th Man, Drama, Boys by Girls, Ones to Watch, and The Independent magazine. And with his calm, cool approach, Jody has been part of London Fashion Week for over 10 seasons – both assisting and heading up teams backstage for the finest designers including Hackett, YMC, Hardy Aimes and Christopher Raeburn.
Like most of us in the industry, Jody’s career started out working as an apprentice. His story today will give us all his insights on how working at Toni & Guy London under the three year guidance of Anthony Mascolo is backbone proof on what can be achieved in the industry. But before you go to it Jody says “You need to know who you are by putting out the work you want to do”. With great advice like this and much more in this episode, it will help you get on your way to both standing out and getting noticed in the industry. It’s brilliantly inspirational!
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