The Clothes Show 2016

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Saks Art Team has been Official Hair Partner at The Clothes Show for the FOURTH year running. This time was a bit special as six members of Saks Art Team landed to create head-turning hair for celebs, models and dancers at Fashion Theatre’s Rock the Runway shows.

As usual, our Creative Director Luke Pluckrose got together with The Clothes Show beforehand to interpret hair looks to complement stunning clothing by celeb-stylist Karl Willett. We’re great mates with Karl as he’s also styled our beautiful hair and beauty brand campaign for 2017… more on all that soon!

Saks UK Creative Director and team backstage

L-R: Luke (aka The Man with the Three Stripes), Saks stylists Tasha, Zoe and Jess and Clare Murphy of Saks Art Team.

Luke says: “We strengthened Saks Art Team last year for exactly this reason. When Saks UK is asked to style hair at a huge event – such as The Clothes Show – we take it seriously and we’re so ready for it!

Luke continues: “We love giving our creative stylists the chance to assist us backstage. As usual, they all excelled themselves and had a brilliant time session-styling.”

Saks with Jamie Laing at Fashion Theatre

Backstage at Fashion Theatre… work, catch-ups and PLAY!

This year’s ‘Rock the Runway’ shows brought together fashion, music and dance with over 40 international models and dancers. We complemented hot fashions with big bouncy Victoria’s Secret waves for models and sleek high ponies and skull plaits for dancers.

Saks UK hair looks Rock the Runway, Clothes Show

Special Rock the Runway looks

We tended the tresses of models and dancers 24/7. Celeb styling included presenters Laura Whitmore, Laura Jackson, Antonia O’Brien plus singer Charlotte OC, X-Factor’s 4 of Diamonds (best #MannequinChallenge everr), Sophie Gradon, Ferne MacCann and more. We also tjuzed Jamie Laing and Mark Wright who both had time for a catch-up.

Saks UK celeb-styling at The Clothes Show 2016

Out and about at Show…

Antonia O’Brien, The Whitmore and Sophe Gradon all popped backstage for hair by Saks UK.



Luke Pluckrose – Creative Director
Katie Adamson – Saks Northallerton
Clare Murphy – Saks Training UK
Shaun Stringfellow – Saks Hair & Beauty Teesside
Sarah Clarke-Lees – Saks Lytham
James Maher – Saks Kenilworth


Georgia McCrorie of Saks Aberdeen
Jess Hesp of Saks Barnard Castle
David Fortune of Saks Cheshire Oaks
Izzy Brittain, Stacey Hallam and Jordan Dey of Saks Doncaster
Andrea Moore of soon to open Saks Knaresborough
Zoe Chamberlain of Saks Lincoln
Becci Duncalf, Natasha Rodrigues and Francesca Ellis of Saks Northallerton
Sam Dyson of Saks Poulton
Reina Boddy of Saks Ripon
Amy Barrett of Saks Yarm
Beth Duggan of Saks York

Becky Duncalf of Saks UK styling The Clothes Show

Finishing touches from Becky

Tegan Chapman, Mandy Durkin and Georgina Woodward of Saks Apprenticeships

The Clothes Show 2016 Rock the Runway

It’s a wrap!

Glad to play our part at the last Clothes Show at Birmingham… excited about 2017 at Liverpool! xx

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