The final run of the L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2017 Backstage Live events kicked off in Bristol last night (April 24), with the selection of the South Western region Grand Finalists.
Competitors gathered at the city’s Passenger Shed venue, where they styled and preened their hearts out with the hopes of landing one of the coveted seven places at the contest’s finale.
The judges poring over the models on the night included Jack Howard (Paul Edmonds) and Richard Phillipart (The Boutique Atelier), and the lucky entrants they selected were:
L’Oréal Colour Trophy – Women’s Image Award
Hair by Jones, Monmouth
Bloggs Salons, Harbourside
AKA Professional Hairdressing, Bristol
L’Oréal Colour Trophy Men’s Image Award
Bloggs Salons, Bristol
Chaye Cooper & Co, Eastleigh
L’Oréal Colour Trophy STAR Award
(for an individual colourist aged between 18 – 24)
Emily Walker, TONI & GUY, Bournemouth
The next – and final – stop on the Backstage Live Tour is London’s famous Hammersmith Apollo, where salons will compete in the Southern and London legs of the competition tonight (April 25) and tomorrow night (April 26). Good luck to all those taking part, and we’ll see the London competitors there on the night!
Check out the winning looks from all the heats so far at lorealcolourtrophy.com and keep up with the competition action throughout the regional tour by following @lorealprouk and the hashtag #LCT17 on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.