James Whyte

CO-OWNER/STYLE DIRECTOR

James – Style Director and co-owner of Soul Hair, is an extremely talented hairdresser with a great vision for trends and fashion. Vidal Sassoon trained, he has amassed over 30 years of experience in the industry, having managed one of Chester’s largest Salons and directed an Art Team to the finals of the British Hairdressing awards, where he himself has finalised 10 times and won twice in 2009 and 2013.

With a wealth of expertise, knowledge, creativity and an eye for detail you can be sure he will deliver consistency every time, whether you are looking for a subtle change or something more radical.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A HAIRDRESSER?
I have been hairdressing for nearly 30 years. I started my career in Sassoon’s in Manchester, where I received a great foundation to my training.

WHY DID YOU WANT TO BECOME A HAIRDRESSER?
I am very creative and social, the hairdressing industry allows me to be that person.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE HAIR DO OF ALL TIME?
My favourite hair style of all time has to be a perfectly cut bob!

WHO IS YOUR CELEBRITY HAIR ICON?
I don’t really follow one celebrity, but I do follow Vogue; especially the Italian Vogue and the latest Catwalk fashion.