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Craftsmanship and creativity were onstage this evening at the Wella Professionals International Trend Vision Competition & Awards (ITVA), presented in London. This global hairdressing challenge hosted 83 teams from countries around the world, competing in Color Vision and Creative Vision categories, demonstrating their hairdressing skill set and their artistic interpretations of seasonal trends. The winners, including a People’s Choice, are as follows:


People's Choice: Taner Yildiz, Turkey, Yildirim Ozdemir

Bronze: Vic Chung, Taiwan, Una Hair Salon

Silver: Alexander De Lara, Philippines, Jing Monis Salon

Gold: Jose Quinones, Puerto Rico, Peter Cardon Salon

Platinum: Mana Dave, New Zealand, Blaze


People's Choice: Kai Jung, South Korea, Juno Hair

Bronze: Chu Lin, Taiwan, Una Hair Salon

Silver: Marina Krushelnitskaia, Russia, Osipov. Image Studio

Gold: Gisleine Bernhardt, Brazil, Casa Peluqueria

Platinum: Kylie Hayes, New Zealand, Moha Hairdressing


North American Finalists competing in London were:

Color Vision: Katie Manselle, Culture Hair Studio, Durham, NC
Creative Vision: Shirley Gordon, Strands Hair Studio, Wheaton, MD

Color Vision: John Carreiro, Carriero The Studio, Victoria, BC
Creative Vision: Daniel Grieco, Salon Gaboa, Maple, ON

Puerto Rico:
Color Vision: Jose Quinones, Peter Cardon Salon, San Juan, PR
Creative Vision: Gold: Glory Aviles, U Salon, Toa Baja, PR

The judges who decided on the winners are: 

Color Vision
Andreas Kurkowitz, Wella Professionals Global color Ambassador
Jayson Gray, Wella Professionals Global Creative Artist (UK)         
Michio Nozawa, CEO & Hair producer / Michio Nozawa Hair Salon (Japan)
Annie Humphreys, International Color Icon (UK)
Larisa Love, CosmoProf Brand Ambassador & Larisa Love Salon owner (USA)

Creative Vision
Eugene Souleiman, Wella Professionals Global Creative Director and ghd Ambassador
Dmitry Vinokurov, Wella Professionals Global Creative Artist (Russia)
Pavlos  Divataris, Director  ‘BIBA’  Academy and BIBA salons (Australia)
Rosangela Barchetta, Studio Hairdressing chain owner (Brazil)
Nicola Shannon, Professional Hairdresser Editor (UK)


43 Color Vision and 40 Creative Vision Teams

  • COLOR VISION Category:
    • Beautiful, wearable, salon relevant look
    • Relevant individual vision/interpretation/creative personalization
    • 2 options: Hair Up or Cut & Styling
    • Influenced by Wella Professionals Seasonal Trends

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