Antonia is a native Torontonian, former photographer and an admirer of the arts. She has been in the hair industry for over 15 years and has loved every minute of it. Antonia loves fashion and everything vintage. She draws stylistic influences from old Hollywood cinema. Her flare for pin-up style, glamorous up-dos and throwback styling has been called upon for Toronto Fashion Week, and regularly for editorial fashion shoots. She’s also well- known for her classic and contemporary (but always elegant) wedding up-dos.
“The best part of being a hairstylist is the connection I make with my clients. There’s nothing more rewarding then the satisfaction of making someone feel fabulous.”Anotnia is a graduate of Barbarino’s Hairstyling School and completed a two-year apprenticeship at TONI&GUY in Toronto. Her time at TONI&GUY gave her the opportunity to grow and learn how to personalize her skills for Toronto’s multicultural clientele. She followed up on her apprenticeship by attending TONI&GUY academies throughout North America. Currently, she continues to sharpen her skills at the L’OREAL Academy.
Lilian has over 14 years’ experience in the ever-changing hair industry. Lilian is known for her creativity, skill, and ability to incorporate new techniques into her styling. She specially designs each haircut and hairstyle to compliment individual face shapes, hair textures and lifestyles, leaving her clients with a professional finish. Her experience, ability to make her clients feel at ease, and her penchant for keeping up with trends has earned herself a large and extremely loyal client base.
“The beauty and individuality of every one of my clients is the fuel that drives my passion everyday. Hairstyling is my life, perfection is my goal, satisfaction is my desire.”Lilian began her career at the internationally recognized company, TONI&GUY. She started her training in Toronto and then successfully completed her advanced and teacher training at the TONI&GUY Academy in Dallas, Texas. Through her extensive experience, she evolved into one of the top stylists and educators at TONI&GUY in Toronto. As a result of her mentorship, she has watched many stylists blossom into talented, senior stylists.
Emaly has been in the industry for 13 years as a colour technician. Emaly takes great pride in maintaining the integrity and health of her clients’ hair. She is credited for her honesty about which colours are most suitable and complimentary for her clients.
“As a colourist, I have a passion for classic and creative colouring. However, there is nothing that makes me feel better than when I can see my clients feel amazing and confident about their hair.”Emaly was educated at Marvel beauty academy in Yorkville and started her career at Vidal Sassoon as a colour apprentice. While working at Vidal Sassoon, she was able to develop her strength, discipline and passion for the hair industry. From there, she started working at TONI&GUY in Toronto. At TONI&GUY, Emaly become an Educator for TONI&GUY. She truly loves teaching others in the industry
Hiro is a dedicated hair stylist who is passionate about the work he does for each of his clients. He focuses on the precision of cutting hair that is so often forgotten by today’s hairstylists. Hiro’s great passion, experience, knowledge and expertise have led him to create his own unique technique which leaves each of his clients feeling satisfied.
“Hairdressing is my biggest passion in life. For me, it’s not just about cutting hair because one of the most important things to me is my relationship with my clients. Making my clients feel happier with their new hairstyle or new look gives me so much pleasure!!”In 1998, Hiro’s hairdressing career began in his home country of Japan. After he completed hair-cutting classes at Vidal Sassoon Academy, he chose Toronto as his first step towards a global career in hairstyling. By 2003, Hiro started working at TONI&GUY Toronto and it didn’t take him long to become a top stylist at the salon. It is at TONI&GUY where he was promoted to Creative Director/Educator and gained experience travelling to the U.S for education and inspiration. In 2008, Hiro was awarded the TONI&GUY title of Top 10 Hairstylists in North America.
With 9 years of industry experience, Han strives to make you feel fantastic when you leave her chair. Han will provide you with an expert consultation taking into account your needs as well as your lifestyle. She aims to create a great hairstyle that can be easily taken from the salon into daily your life. She is does this by providing you with advice on how to maintain your ‘do’ outside of the salon. Han takes her inspiration from decades past: retro pin up looks and old Hollywood glamour, as well as the being ‘in the know’ of current trends. She loves doing classic cuts, big blowouts, loose curls, up-dos, rockabilly styles and special event hair.
“To partake in so much of my clients lives, while sharing my love of hair, has been an incredible experience!”Han initially studied at Visions Hair & Esthetics Academy Inc in Newmarket before moving to Toronto and accepting an apprenticeship at TONI&GUY. Han has gained a diverse education by learning from an eclectic group of passionate stylists and veterans with 20+ years in the trade. Han continues her education at the L’OREAL Academy advances her artistry and inspiration.