Meet The Team
Our motto is and always will be to run a space with no boundaries with regards to artistic expression. Importantly, our aim is to ensure that anyone who walks through our doors has a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing experience. Our team are always perfecting their craft and stepping up their game to ensure they produce the results that you want, no matter how extravagant your hair aspirations are.
As creative director Emile never stands still, imparting his vast knowledge of the industry to his peers and clients alike. An extreme talent with a reputation that well and truly precedes him in the most positive way possible. A Wella Master Colour Expert among a litany of other credits, Emile is truly one of London’s best for all things colour.
BALAYAGE AND STYLIST MAGE
They don’t call her the balayage mage for nothing. Ofelia has honed her free hand skills for the past decade and has emerged to become pre-eminent across the 32 London boroughs! She really is Gusto royalty. From crazy colours to elegant tones the outcome of her work is always one of compete virtuosity and pathos.
Nuanced work with impeccable precision is what you will always get with Yiannis.
When it comes to colours, he is as erudite as he is good natured. A man for all seasons with a bullish rip roaring sense of humour, he is the one to sort all your colour wants and needs wohoo. Gusto just wouldn’t be the same without him.
CUT AND COLOUR MAESTRA
Loddy has an innate ability to craft, as she would describe, mane artistry. Her zeal to learn is mind boggling, indeed she has been nomadic in her pursuit in being on the fashion edge having worked at some of the worlds top salons in Paris, London and New York. Quirky, personable and brilliant.
THE HAIR IMPERATRIX
Sara a true bastion of hair knowledge, having plied her trade almost 30 years yet still on the cutting edge of what's in vogue . A stylist of the first order, she really does possess a keen eye for what is hot and fashionable. Her nimble fingers have crafted countless hairdos, each one a masterpiece of precision and panache. With Sara at the helm, one can rest assured that one's tresses will be nothing short of magnificent. Truly, she is the very embodiment of hair-styling excellence.
Sicilian charm with that red-blooded ferocity exemplifies Denise’s approach to hairdressing. A L’Oreal Colour Expert, she does balayage and blondes with the utmost panache. She creates life-lasting bonds between her and clients, through thick and thin. She says: “Getting to know your clients inside out and keeping a relaxed rapport is critical to getting the best results.”
Marie is a creative colour machine. Able to concoct and deliver the most vibrant shades. Her loyal fan base keeps growing and growing. One of Gusto’s all-stars.
THE CONSUMMATE STYLIST
Born into a family of Italian artisans, Michael got assimilated into the industry at a young age. He has quickly risen up the ranks to become one of London's most cherished hair connoisseurs. His clients absolutely adore him, a sentiment that is always mutual "My goal is to create bespoke and proportionate beauty for all my gorgeous clients, I always take into account everyone's individual face morphology and personal style". A legitimate hair artist, Michelle attributes his eye for detail to his mothers master seamstress career.
PARISIAN HAIR FLAIR
Parisian hair flair at its finest. Kelly has worked back and forth at some of Paris’ and London’s finest salons for almost a decade. A true talent that loves to create whilst leaving her ego at the door. A sweetheart and an absolute masterclass for all things mane!
Exciting and encapsulating is how Sotiris has often been described by his marching fan-base. Having honed his distinct balayage beats since 2009, Sotiris has that rare commanding, yet unassuming confidence that ensures he hits it out the park every single time.
“Shape is fleeting, radiance is forever”
Mario K has been in the industry for 20 years and is as much a maestro with scissors as he is with a colour brush. Bestowed the moniker “Shine King” by his clients, he will always make you feel at ease with his assured and cultured demeanor.
HAIR CONNOISSEUR 101
The tenacious and prodigious Serena has been styling hair since 2010. A great communicator, Serena has wisdom beyond her years. Having started her career cutting and styling, she has quickly become an all-rounder, using her talents to create show stopping colours " No two colours are the same, I will always ensure you leave the salon with a bespoke shade, totally tailored to the season" Her perseverance and talent knows no bounds!
Pathos and rambunctiousness encapsulates Philip to a tee. You'll be hard pressed to find someone as passionate about making your hair look simply sublime. Phillip has worked with some of the very best in the industry. An insatiable eye for detail, if bespoke and intricacy is what you want, he's your man!
THE HAIR WONDER
An absolute hair phenom, Dan is already a precocious veteran having been in the industry for almost a decade. His expertise in precision styling and ostentatious colours is quickly becoming the talk of the town. He has worked consistently backstage at London Fashion Week, however, he finds most of his joy making his loyal cohorts look fabulous.
Enisa is a true empathetic colourist and stylist, with an unwavering determination to make her clients' visions a reality. "I adore building strong connections with my clients and helping them express their effervescent personalities through their appearance."
THE BALAYAGE VIRTUOSO
Unadulterated passion and unwavering flair for all things mane, Anthony has developed the utmost respect from his industry peers. He is able to create the perfect finish across all types of textures and styles, although his passion lies with his showstopping balayages. The ridiculously charming Anthony has recently taken a short sabbatical from the fashion week circuit to moonlight as a musician thanks to his love for all things Jazz baby!
THE STYLE ERUDITE
The calm, cool and ever collected Mehmet is colloquially known as the resident hair engineer for his meticulousness and easy going demeanor. His name has been plastered across editorials and the fashion world across the continent for the past 15 years, and is an absolute masterclass in the Parisian dessange technique.
Chedia is an absolute sweetheart with a heart of gold. Despite her mastery for all things mane she remains modest and unassuming. Rapidly becoming a Covent Garden favorite, she is famed for her flamboyant balayages that shock and awe. Her motto is simple, be amazing at your trade and just be really rather nice doing it.
WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR TALENTED STYLISTS
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