Breaking News: Wella International Trend Vision Winners Announced in Monaco!
Taiwan and the UK Win Platinum in Monaco!
Everyone attending the Wella International Trend Vision Awards experience a trip of a liftetime in Monte Carlo’s posh world of casinos, Lamborghinis and James Bond. And the experience was extra special for the winners—these stylists competed hard, and went home with medals from one of the world’s most prestigious competitions. As the audience of 1,200 cheered on their home teams, Chia-Jung Lin of Taiwan and Nestor Sanchez-Gomez of the UK claimed Platinum in the Color and Young Talent categories, respectively. They emerged in the top spot among 32 competitors in the Color category and 29 in Young Talent. What’s more, Seraphina Foo of Singapore and Alexandru Gherase of Romania grabbed the popular vote, winning the evening’s People’s Choice Awards.
The competition was the crowning event in a full and fascinating day that included the debut of the Sassoon Academy’s Nu-Pop Collection; presentations by Wella Global Ambassadors Eugene Souleiman on catwalk inspirations, Josh Wood on the new Wella Couture Color initiative and Paul Serville on Wella’s new Global Business program; and the twinkly, glamorous Riviera Collection by Patrick Cameron. The company also unveiled the 2015 Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter Trends—Journey of Enlightenment and Uncharted Territories.
What’s next? Wella Global Executive Vice President Sylvie Moreau announced that next year’s International Trend Vision Event will take place on November 22 in Berlin and everybody’s invited! To see highlights from this year’s event, go to www.wella.com, beginning on December 1, 2014.
The Complete List of 2014 ITVA Winners
Color Award Winners
Platinum: Chia-Jung Lin of Taiwan
Gold: Lyndal Salmon of Australia
Silver: Nattapat Suppala of Thailand
Bronze: Chinney Yeap of New Zealand
Young Talent Award Winners
Platinum: Nestor Sanchez-Gomez of the UK
Gold: Lenka Walderova of the Czech Republic
Silver: Olga Istrati of Moldova
Bronze: Scott Condon of Australia
Color: Seraphina Foo of Singapore
Young Talent: Alexandru Gherase of Romania