Vidal himself has referred to her as one of his favourite hairdressers - we are ecstatic to have this incredible lady over from the States...
Former British Art Director for Vidal Sassoon, International Creative Director for Trevor Sorbie and passionate industry educator - returning to her hometown of London... the wonderful Vivienne Mackinder!
One of the most highly respected international leaders and innovators in the hairdressing industry today. Vivienne Mackinder is 7 times winner of 'North American Hairdresser' award (similar to our 'British Hairdresser' award) is driven by her mission to continually hone her own artistry and creativity, and to uplift the spirit and the image of our industry at the same time.
Currently based in Hamptons, NY, Vivienne grew up in London, where she attended the London College of Fashion. Upon graduating she immediately landed a position with Vidal Sassoon, eventually becoming his artistic director. Continuing to climb the ladder of success she became the International Creative Director for hairdressing legend - Trevor Sorbie. In high demand for events worldwide, Vivienne divides her time between teaching and on camera editorial shoots, entertainment entities like MTV, and countless special events as a featured guest artist and educator. Her work is consistently published in the international press. Vivienne has collaborated and designed hair collections for runway fashion events in New York, Paris and London.
Over the years, Vivenne has trained