Business owner, Michael Pierro carries 10 years of experience in the hair industry, giving him the confidence to successfully meet the challenges to run a successful salon. Michael developed his own hairdressing technique and skill set by virtue of apprenticeship, and later advances as Executive Stylist and Salon Manager, at Fruition Hair. As a precision hair cutter, Michael built a reputation cutting and styling naturally curly textured hair, using a free hand, curl-by- curl cutting technique. Michael is constantly sought out for his finesse and impressively tames and styles any texture of hair. He also traveled internationally as an expert stylist, assisting on several editorial photo shoots in Rome, Milan and Dubai, under the creative guidance of Craig Smith. Michael has even been apart of Smith’s Project Feel Good, a non-profit program aimed at providing disadvantage children in Vietnam the opportunity to learn the hairdressing trade to create job opportunities, stability, and independent living. These priceless experiences and growth shape Michael’s invested interests and future endeavors. His knowledge of his team’s skills and capabilities paired with his friendly and vibrant approach to training and advancing the team’s knowledge have contributed greatly to his success in creating a salon, that delivers exceptional service to clients. From his early days as a hairdresser to his present role as entrepreneur, Michael continues to challenge himself. He keeps himself inspired and versatile through continued education and has completed such advanced courses at the world-renowned Vidal Sassoon Academy in Los Angeles. As the salon evolves, Michael attends industry events, giving him an opportunity to meet other professionals in the broader fashion industry to discuss ideas for future collaborations and promotions with Hair By The Collective.
Manon is delighted with all things hair! As the newest addition to Hair By The Collective, Manon continues to seek out and gain knowledge. Competition stimulates her creativity and allows her to evolve and progress. Within her 10+ years experience, Manon has won L’oreal’s French “Total Make Over” challenge and a Brisbane Hair Expo’s “Women’s Cutting” contest. She is inspired by like-minded, passionate artists and is constantly working to further develop her craft and create impeccable looks. She truly appreciates the rejuvenating potential of a fresh cut and colour.
This French native combines her love of travel and culture when exploring the world as she makes Australia her new home. She takes her exquisite skill, creativity and technical balance to new creative heights in order to bring the latest trends and techniques to her clients. “You will find versatility in my work from a conservative bouncy blow-dry to an alternative textured hairstyle.” – Manon
With 10 years of experience in the hair beauty industry, Jessie is no stranger to the demands of today’s fashion-conscious culture. She began her professional career in Orange County, California. She has since gone on to expose her abilities at some of the more prestigious salons in L.A. and Orange County, before moving to Brisbane in 2015. Showcasing her California style and creative eye, Jessie would state her strong suit is colour, especially sun-kissed balayage and dimensional blondes. But, it is hard to narrow down her skill set when her repertoire includes extensive experience with men and women’s cuts, various extension application methods, Keratin treatments, and up-styles. Her passion for the industry motivates her to complete advanced courses at prestigious schools like the Vidal Sassoon Academy. Jessie encourages clients to feel at ease to express themselves and their ideas. She draws inspiration from her love of travel, music, and design and strives to keep up-to- date on the latest fashion and beauty trends that benefit all clientele. Jessie’s impeccable attention to detail and creative vision will provide clients with a superb beauty experience.
Antoni Pierro gained invaluable experience as an apprentice and then full-time hairdresser a Fruition Hair. Here, he developed and honed in his technical skills while also becoming competent in managing the daily responsibilities of a salon. Antoni draws his inspiration from music, movies, pop-culture and stays abreast with the latest developments in hair styling and fashion industries. Antoni loves the variation that comes with the business, and his experience with a range of styles, techniques and people contribute to his toolkit. No matter the vision you have for your look, Antoni is driven to connect with it, and bring it to life. His confidence, loyalty, and determination to learn and grow as a hairdresser make him a valuable asset to Hair By The Collective.