Check back on 3.3.17 to submit your photos and entry.
Gallery of Style: an international competition exclusive to the most elite stylists in shu salons. Enter for the chance to win a trip to NYC, Tokyo, and for your work to be featured on the cover of Estetica Magazine.
The 2017 gallery of style challenge is for each participant to interpret the contest theme: “Tokyo-Rama,” a fascinating juxtaposition of modern design and traditional architecture. Create an innovative hairstyle inspired by the diversity of Tokyo’s landscape.
deadline: march 17
15 semi-finalists announced: april 7
5 finalists announced: april 28
NYC national competition: may 21-22
grand prize winner announced: june 16
magazine hits newsstands: september
Tokyo trip: october
• must be employed as a hairstylist at a shu uemura art of hair salon.
• limit one application per hairstylist.
• no limitation on the number of hairstylist applications per salon.
• only shu uemura products can be used to construct hairstyle.
• hair extension pieces acceptable.
• photos should be in high resolution if possible(smart phone photos acceptable).
• photos become the property of shu uemura art of hair and can be used for brand PR, digital and social contexts.
• 4 photo submissions:
• before, front, back, ¾ profile
• shot against black background
• smart phone images are accepted