Art Team

MEET OUR CREATIVES


Say hello to Saks Art Team. Creative Director Luke Pluckrose and our creatives are here, there and everywhere styling at shoots, shows and campaigns. They also advise about what’s best for hair and also give us practical, expert tips so we can achieve celeb-style ourselves. And they set the standards at Saks, training all of our stylists – busy-busy! Browse our Saks Blog and check out How-To edits.

Fancy getting creative with Saks Art Team action? Available to teach large or small groups at your place or ours.

LUKE PLUCKROSE, CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Creative Director and Head of Saks Art Team.

Luke creates our brand campaigns and runs Saks A-Team; our programme for Saks stylists to develop creativity.  A superb teacher, Luke enjoys sharing knowledge with those eager to develop skills and teaches at intimate seminars and large audiences at home and abroad.

Well-versed in the needs of the session stylist he’s called on at countless fashion events and has headed up Saks’ backstage hair teams at LFW and more.

Read about Luke’s Geometric Reflections show at L’Oreal Colour Trophy 2019 here.

 


SARAH CLARKE-LEES, COLOUR SUPREMO

Hair colour-obsessed Sarah joined Saks in 2013 and is based out of Saks Poulton when not on Art Team duties. Sarah joined our Saks A-Team 2015 programme to get creative and get closer to Saks Art Team. The rest is history and Sarah’s an integral part of the Saks hair brand today. A L’Oreal Colour Specialist who’s reached the L’Oreal Colour Trophy regionals twice so far. Gigs include LFW, countless shoots and regularly working with L’Oreal Professionnel on new colour launches.

Sarah says: “I can’t believe my Saks journey. I’m thrilled to be on Saks Art Team and love the buzz of session-styling and teaching”.


CLARE MURPHY

Our London-based educator and session-stylist

No stranger to Saks Art Team, Clare’s been educating for over 15 years whilst also session styling at big events, shoots and is a regular backstage at all the big TV events.

Clare says: “Having worked alongside Luke for years delivering education I was over the moon to join the Art Team. It was always the natural progression for me – a great honour and I love representing Saks creatively.”


PAUL CALLADINE

Owner of Saks Hair Doncaster.

Highly creative Paul’s been in the hair industry for 16 years and is a passionate believer in motivating his Saks Doncaster hair salon team with regular, ongoing Art Team education. Along with his wife and business partner Rebecca, Paul was L’Oréal Colour Trophy winner in 2013 and has also won Saks Image Awards and been featured in Vogue UK. Already a regular backstage he’s also represented our brand teaching what makes Saks special overseas.

2019’s highs including winning Saks Hair Salon of the Year and having salon team members Izzy and Bex get through to L’Oreal Colour Trophy Grand Finals.


JAMES MAHER

Owner of Saks Hair Kenilworth

Having forged a career with other hair brands James chose to open Saks Hair Kenilworth in 2013 saying: “I chose the brand that’s stood the test of time – with a heritage of decades creating beautiful hair. It’s great that I now have it all, my own salon and also raising Saks’ profile by adding the wow-factor.”

Previously: Stylist on Britain’s Next Top Model, X Factor, LFW, shoots for Vogue, Tatler, Elle UK, styling celebs including Sophie Dahl, Liz Hurley, Kelly Brook and more.


ART TEAM XXL SHOW

Hair goes bigger at Art Team's show at Saks Gathering 2019 - fun and FIERCE

Go. Big. Or. Go. Home.

GEOMETRIC REFLECTION

*Major* L'Oreal Colour Trophy 2019 show from our creative director Luke and Saks Art Team

OH WHAT A NIGHT

A-TEAM COLLECTION

Colour POP. Saks stylists were mentored by Saks Art Team... and then they did this

BLOG BROWSE