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Oh what a day. And night. It was incredible for our hair and beauty team in the David Lloyd Club, Kings Hill to finally get together with loads of our fellow Saks salons up and down the country, along with Saks HQ and Saks Artists for the 2022 Saks Gathering and Awards Ceremony.


Date… 12 June 2022. Setting… Wyboston Lakes. Vibe… channelling our own festival pre- Glasto 5-0. Live music on the main stage, stalls, games, butterflies on stilts, mirrored men, street food, games, dancing and singing in a field. Then a big awards ceremony and after-party.

Dress code? Festival-glam. Coupled with much hugging, laughter and happy tears at actually seeing each other. With sunnies, glitter on our faces and in our hair, in Docs, flatforms and trainers… day to night bliss right?

Rocking the festival vibe


As twilight set in, we all headed into the awards ceremony. And to our delight our fantastic team were thrilled to receive the David Lloyd Salon of the Year award. What an epic moment for team Kings Hill! Getting on stage and adding another award to our collection is always a joy. Our team work very hard and are brilliant at what they do, so this award goes to them for all that they do.

Salon Manager, Nikala says “We’re all about making our customers feel special. Our team works so hard to ensure every visit is top notch. So after such a challenging few years, we are thrilled to win this award and be named 2022 David Lloyd Saks Salon of the Year! Huge thank you to all of our customers and the team for making this dream a reality.”


And for part three we danced into the early hours with all the tunes provided by Ministry of Sound DJ *and old school friend of Saks* Nilesh Parmar. From dance classic *I know I can count on you* to all-time faves.

Dancing the night away


Our MD Stephen Kee says: “Our awards recognise our superstars from our salons up and down the country and reward them for their hard work. There are no flukes here. It’s all measured by dedication to work, consistently, day in day out. I really want to congratulate all finalists and especially our winners. You’re doing amazing work and you deserve recognition.

“It was great seeing everyone together after not being able to get together for so long. Everyone had a fantastic time. Very proud of everyone at Saks and where we are in 2022.”

Before the afterparty


Huge thanks to our fab-u-lous hair, beauty and business suppliers for sponsoring this year’s event…

Decléor, Kerastase, L’Oréal Professionnel, Salon IQ and Towergate.

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