Leading Sydney colourist Jaye Edwards, founder of Edwards and Co. houses Australia’s most innovative, fashion forward hair stylists, makeup artists and beauty experts in sun lit industrial warehouses, restored to their former glory being nominated 2 years running for best new salon design, and winner of 2016 Best Salon Design.
Standing aside from rest, Edwards took a different approach by combining savvy and influential freelancers; Remington Schulz and Jayde Turner Ledwidge, all in the one creative hub.
Hayden joined our Surry Hills location in 2016 as Head Colourist and team leader for educating junior staff. His career began in 2003 at a salon north of Sydney where he went on to specialise in colour and educate team members at his previous location also. With a worth of knowledge, skills and experience from performing on stage at Hair Expo, mastering a number of colour specialisation courses as well as teaching an artistic colourist course.
Hayden’s approach to colour is first and foremost suitably, he focuses on tones that compliment his clients natural colouring and life style, through soft colour contrast and seamless blends adding punchy boldness and focal points in all the right areas. His work is effortless, allowing for a relaxed flow of conversation, comfort and trust with clients to ensure their wants and needs are met.
Joel Wallbank originated from New Zealand and is one of our most senior colour technicians. Having worked at Fashion Week in New Zealand and here in Australia, his expertise in styling speaks for itself. This combined with his creative flare has lead him to work on editorial campaigns for various magazines and creating some of the seasons trending look books. However, his true talent lies within the colour world, with his soft and effortless style.
With 6 years experience Charlie’s passion for beautiful and stylish hair has enabled him to quickly establish himself as one to watch. He loves to inspire clients when it comes to achieving the look they love and helping create the vision they desire. His sharp attention to detail and love for voluptuous waves has enabled him to perfect a flawless blow-dry that’ll have you looking like you’ve come straight off the Victoria’s Secrets Runway.
Charlie’s passion and attention to detail landed him a spot on the 2018 Education Team travelling to Los Angeles, New York and London with Founder Jaye Edwards to assist and teach at workshops.
Stephanie is both a colourist and stylist joining the Edwards And Co. team with 10 years industry experience. Her portfolio oozes creamy blondes, seamless colour melts and lush voluminous waves.
Stephanie has strong passion colour corrections, bright blondes and extension applications, having a keen eye for detail a worth of knowledge and skills cementing her as an upcoming industry leader.
Craig began his career in the UK before going on to win awards for men’s styling and also Avant Guard. He joins our Alexandria location with a wealth of editorial styling knowledge from working on the core styling team for TV shows X Factor, The Voice and Dance Boss. He then travelled with Sony Music styling on tour and for music videos.
His passion his men’s styling as well as creating natural sun kissed colour work from creamy blondes to cool brunettes.
Georgia burst into the industry 8 years ago beginning her career as a hair extension specialist plus make up artist. Originally from Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, Georgia’s love for hair started at a young age. Her career is full of incredible highlights such as working behind the scenes at Melbourne Fashion Week four times over.
Her true passions include creating beautiful colour-work as well as extensions. Her inspirations stem from high fashion magazines, industry big names such as Emma Chen and her colleagues.
Cenk’s career began close to home at a family run business in Melbourne. A creative industry was always his chosen path, having a strong interest in the arts. Hair was the medium he was introduced to at an early age and since beginning, Cenk’s passion is strongly expressed through his incredible work.
Balayage/lived in colour work is where Cenk’s true passion lies, He said “It’s the difficulty intrigues me and even after years of learning, it still can be challenge you to adapt your skills, the art of making a colour look like it is meant to be, in my opinion is one of the hardest skills in our industry”.
Since joining the Edwards And Co movement Cenk has developed a strong client base in Sydney producing consistently excellent seamless colour-work.
Jarod is originally from Newcastle Australia, but made the move to Sydney to pursue a career in hairdressing. Jarod’s joins our Surry Hills team with 4 years experience. His attention to detail has enabled him to work for Australia’s top designers at MBFWA, under key industry influencers at hair expo, he has also styled hair for leading fashion editorial magazines and has styled many influencers and models.
Jarods knowledge and passion for the industry ensures he is up to date with key trends within the industry, always seeking new inspiration to further his knowledge. His portfolio boasts natural lived in and seamless blends, finished with dream-like waves and textural cuts. Jarod’s talent and work ethic makes him one to watch in the future.
With 13 years industry experience Travis joins our team with a worth of knowledge and skills. Well travelled and worldly Travis has spent the last 8 years bringing sun kissed Australian blondes to the streets of London. His skill set is evident, completing the L’Oréal Colour Specialist degree with a distinction and mark of 99%, where he then went on to lead a team as a technical specialist as well as being crowned grand finalist for the UK L’Oréal Colourist twice.
Specialising in seamless colour melts and rich dimensional brunettes, which are always perfected.
Taylor James Redman is a youthful, engaging hair stylist with a bright future in editorial, events and session styling. His career began in Northern NSW and spans nearly 10 years, having now worked with some of Sydney’s top salons. Taylor’s style can be described as effortless and wearable.
His talent for editorial has seen him chalk up professional credits with notable mastheads Vogue Australia, InStyle, Elle, Jones, Myer Emporium, Inprint, the Sunday Telegraph’s Sunday Style, Oyster and Fashion Journal. Events of note are trunk shows for Hemès, Bulgari and Chanel and presentations at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia. Taylor has also traveled to the US for New York Fashion week.
Jayde Turner-Ledwidge is emerging as one of Australia’s most dynamic hairstylists. Dividing her week between editorial photoshoots, advertising campaigns, television shows and runways, she uses EdwardsAndCo as her base to tend to her loyal clientele.
Trained by some of the industries most respected hairdressers, stylists and colourists she has acquired the ability to create beautiful hair through creativity, colour, precision cutting and knockout finishings.
Justin is a South African born and raised, London trained, freelance hairdresser.
Influenced by some of the industries most respected and talented hairdressers and colourists, his fascination with hair colouring and pushing the conventional envelope in hair cutting has been channelled into a successful hairdressing career spanning more than 20 years. He is passionate about providing his clientele with the ultimate look to suit the individual by keeping them up to date with current trends and by continually doing extensive research on the latest colour and cutting techniques.
An exceptionally talented and true artist, Kristina Russell has been at the pinnacle of
hairdressing for more two decades. Kristina is a Colour Correction Specialist and Master
Colourist at Sydney’s Edwards and Co, plus she travels the world teaching classes of her
own design to the hairdressing industry.
Kristina is the Redhead Expert at Surry Hills Edwards and Co, and author of Ebook ‘The
Ultimate Guide to Hair-Painting for Redheads’. Her salon clientele is incredibly varied. She
tends to specialise in Blondes & Redheads & Pastels based on her technical skill and
artistic flair. She absolutely loves the challenge of corrective colour and offers creative
solutions to her transformation clients.
In June 2010, her creative influence on our industry earned her the coveted title
‘Australian Hair Expo Colour Technician of the Year’.
Kristina Russell is renown for her unique approach to colouring hair as if it is a ‘blank
canvas’. Combining hair painting and precise foiling, Kristina creates dimension by
colouring in shadows and texture.
Her photographic work has been published in over 30 countries. She is a favourite
amongst magazine editors and fashion bloggers and is often quoted in magazines that
include Vogue, Cleo, Cosmo, Oyster, Harpers & YEN.
Nicole Sudjana joins Edwards and Co with 13 years in the industry having worked in some of Australia’s best salons. Refreshingly honest and diligent is Nicole’s approach to her life and craft.
Nicole has styled celebrities locally and internationally including Miranda Kerr, Christine Centenera, Lana Del Ray and Ellie Goulding to name a few. Travelling to New York and Paris Fashion Week twice a year since 2012, Nicole has worked for designers such as Stella McCartney, Yohji Yamamoto, Maison Martin Margiela, Issey Miyake, Vivienne Westwood, DKNY, Vera Wang, Ann Demeulemeester, Haider Ackermann, Tommy Hilfiger, Jeremy Scott, Rochas, Rue de Mail, Paco Rabanne, Acne, Chloe, Tsumori Chisato, Victor Alfaro, Rick Owens.