Breaking News! Wella North American Trend Vision Winners Announced!
It was a dazzling evening with our friends at Wella Professionals, at the 2015 North American TrendVision competition in Las Vegas. Onstage talent included Darren Ambrose, Michael Polsinelli, Shay Dempsey, Mark Hayes, Traci Sakosits, and Richie Rivera, plus Whitney Port, the new Wella Brand Ambassador. The impressive panel of judges included Andy LeCompte, Eden Sassoon, Oscar Blandi, and Frank Morasco. Most of all, though, it was about the skills of the competitors from the U.S. and Canada, who brought it for the live competition in hopes of being recognized as the global stars they are.
Here are the winners; next stop for the Gold medalists will be Berlin, where they will compete in the International Trend Vision Awards!
Gold—Katie Manselle | Samuel Cole Salon | Raleigh, NC
Silver—Brenton Lee | Brenton Lee Salon | South Pasadena, CA
Bronze—Michael Haase | Salon Platinum Black | Los Angeles, CA
U.S. Young Talent
Gold—Alisha Basham, London Hair Studios | Eugene, OR
Silver—Erika Nash, Roots Salon | Minneapolis, MN
Bronze—Taylor Roles | Bijin Salon and Spa | Prairie Village, KS
Gold—Julie Richard | John Ridgel’s Academy of Beauty | Temple City, CA
Silver—Elizaveta Solovyeva | Bellus Academy | El Cajon, CA
Bronze—Randi Green | Ogle School | Fort Worth, TX
Gold—Ilona Garson | Jet Black Hair and Studio | Ottawa, Ontario
Silver—Suzanne Pack | Texture Hair Salon | Ottawa, Ontario
Bronze—Damien Carvery | Texture Hair Salon | Ottawa, Ontario
Canada Young Talent
Gold—Paige Ingram, Union Salon | Vancouver, British Columbia
Silver—Vanessa Vandenbrouck, Olab Coiffeurs | Montreal, Quebec
Bronze—Cristina Prioletta | Salon Samuel Augustin | Montreal, Quebec
Gold—Angelica Grasso | Marvel Beauty | London, Ontario
Silver—Michael Sauvagot | Donato Salon & Spa | Toronto, Ontario
Bronze—Melina Tzinevrakis | Studio Caract Hair | Cowansville, Quebec