Kate joins our Gold Coast team with 8 years industry experience. Her training first began in New Zealand before to she made the move to Western Australia to grow and develop her techniques. During her time in Perth, she worked in an all blonde salon making her a blonde expert.
Kate is also a Kevin Murphy Session stylist and has worked on both Melbourne and Sydney Fashion week. She grasps her inspiration from Edwards And Co. Founder Jaye Edwards, Education Director Michael Kelly and international celebrity colourist Johnny Ramirez.
Zeb is originally from the Gold Coast, where he begun his professional hairdressing training. Before starting at our Gold Coast Salon as senior stylist, Zeb lived and worked in Melbourne for 7 years. It’s here that he worked backstage at Melbourne Fashion Weeks, working alongside Kevin Murphy for the vogue shows three years in a row, working for Myer and David Jones runway shows, Jack London and MJ Bale campaigns, shoots for Harpers Bazaar and Marie Claire. Zeb is inspired by the classic, chic early 90’s vibe as well as learning innovative new ways to colour.
Zeb’s favourite looks to create are a good bouncy blow wave and all blonde colour work. Sit in his chair and he’ll make sure you rock whatever look you want to achieve!
Jacqui is originally from the Sunny Gold Coast and has been hairdressing for 7 years as a senior stylist after completing her training in Brisbane. Jacqui has worked with Gold Coast fashion week, won colour competitions working with L’oreal and Kerastase – where she’s been lucky enough to travel the world with. Jacqui also had the opportunity to do the hair for the athletes in the 2018 commonwealth games.
Her favourite look is to create is lived in, natural, healthy hair! Jacqui loves anything and everything that looks effortless. She has drawn a lot of inspiration from Jaye for so many years with his creativity and colour techniques that give long lasting colour and working within a company that will always find new ways to give better results.
Charlotte is a second-year apprentice at our Gold Coast EdwardsAndCo location. She grew up in Yamba watching her mum do hair which has helped her develop her love for beachy styling! Charlotte has been with EdwardsAndCo from the beginning and she is consistently inspired by her team members, learning and growing in the salon every day. Charlotte’s favourite thing to do in the salon is styling for events.
Jemima is originally from a small town in Northern NSW but currently resides on the Gold Coast. She has been hairdressing for almost 3 years and is a senior emerging stylist. Jemima had the opportunity to go to the US to assist Slim while doing an education tour with Jaye Edwards and Michael Kelly. She specialises in lived in colours and is inspired by her team and educators, as well as seeing new trends and styles on Instagram. Most of Jemima’s training is balayage, lived in colours and textural natural looking colours, however she also loves to do fashion colours and edgy looks.
Danae is the Cutting Director at the EdwardsAndCo Gold Coast location. She started off in the industry close to 20 years ago, initially working at a salon in Paddington, Sydney. She started with EdwardsAndCo back in 2016 in Sydney after arriving back from over three years in Toronto. She was mentored by Jon Pulitano for 12 years where she was able to develop her skills and passions for session styling and editorial hair. She has assisted and directed hair for various editorial shoots as well as worked on fashion week for many years in Australia, Toronto and New York.
From this experience, she has been able to add to her aesthetic and understanding of style, as well as realising that her real passions lie within working in salons. She loves working with a familiar team and spending time on everyday people making them feel like superstars. She specialises in lived-in hair, including cutting, styling, keratin treatments and extensions. She loves working with super fine to super thick hair, natural movement and everything in between. However, she predominantly focuses on cutting, extensions and styling since 2014.
Eliza is a second year emerging stylist and colourist at the Gold Coast Salon. She grew up on the Mid North Coast of NSW before residing on the Gold Coast where she started her journey with EdwardsAndCo. She has a passion for stylising for events and her favourite style is creating a textured beachy blow dry.
Kayla was born on the Gold Coast however has lived from the Sunshine Coast all the way down to NSW. She has been in the hairdressing industry for nearly 3 years and will be finishing her apprenticeship early next year. She has previously worked in a salon in Brisbane and started with EdwardsAndCo in 2020. Since starting she has found a passion for cutting, styling and doing all types of hair. Kayla believes that whatever happens in life it happens for a reason and a quote that has always stuck with her is “feel the fear and do it anyway”.
Panaiya is a senior emerging stylist at EdwardsAndCo. She came to EdwardsAndCo in her second year of her apprenticeship and has since been an employee for almost four years. She has been taking her inspiration from outside influences including the ocean and very free spirited lifestyles, thus including real contrast colours, future proof hair and corrective work. She loves both creating shapes and illusions with colour work and cutting!
Nik is an Emerging Stylist at our Gold Coast Salon. He is originally from a small town in Regional NSW but has been living on the Gold Coast for 2 years now. He has been in the industry for 1 year before starting his journey with EdwardsAndCo. Nik draws his inspiration from Comme Des Gracins, Patrick Church and Official Rebrand. Nik’s a strong believer in living in the moment and a quote that resonates with him is “ you miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”