TOP HAIR Event

The TOP HAIR International Trend & Fashion Days Düsseldorf have impressively confirmed their top position amongst hairdressing events. Over two days 31,000 trade visitors were inspired by 400 exhibitors and brands in the hair cosmetics industry and enthused by the outstanding programme from leading international presenters in Halls 8a and 8b. “This year we have once again achieved top visitor numbers. Constant further development and our investments in quality and atmosphere make us the leading trade fair for hairdressers, both here in Germany and in Europe,” said Helmut Winkler, Director of TOP HAIR International Trend & Fashion Days Düsseldorf.

Hair show cutting
Short hair cutting at the Jean Luc workshop. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Markus Lutz.

Christian Schikora, Managing Director of TOP HAIR INTERNATIONAL GmbH, was satisfied across the board: “We can look back at the best attended Saturday in the history of this fair. TOP HAIR DÜSSELDORF is indispensable for the sector and makes for beaming faces amongst exhibitors and visitors alike. This event is more than a trade fair – a big family get-together, a fantastic contact exchange and simply a great festival for the sector.”

bob hairstyles
Beautiful bob hairstyles and different hair colors at the J.7 school for L’Oréal Professional workshop. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Markus Lutz.

53% of visitors in Düsseldorf are self-employed and 40% stated in the visitor survey that at TOP HAIR DÜSSELDORF they are primarily interested in the specialist programme. Once again, the TOP HAIR International Trend & Fashion Days Düsseldorf convinced visitors with a glittering show programme. A traditional highlight is the Saturday night with the SASSOON special show with Mark Hayes, Peter Dawson and Scott Cottis. However, the remaining show programme with its top international teams is also unique and Düsseldorf is the only place offering a format of this kind. This year the line-up was supplemented by the collection premiere by Keller the school for L’Oréal Professionnel, the joint presentation of Wella hairdressers BrockmannundKnoedler, Bundy Bundy & Markus Herrmann as well as the shows by Patrick Cameron, Cyrill Hohl, László Hajas & Frank Brormann, Color Zoom’15 with Mario Krankl and the Goldwell Creative Team plus Hair Haus and Vitality’s featuring Gandini.

The highest skilled craftsmanship and practical know-how for salon routine were the focus of the four workshop stages in Hall 8b. International greats like Kertu Hair & Style, Ronald Reinholz, noon – individual hair, Frank Brormann & Stefan Honekamp, J.7 school, Keller the school, max, Bundy Bundy, Markus Herrmann, BrockmannundKnoedler, Jean Luc, TOM|CO., icono, Nusskern Friseure Hair Haus, KMS California, Paul Mitchell, Kemon, Gieseke, L’Anza, Farouk, Selective, KIS, Capelli Group/Glynt, Glynt Artistic Team, Mike Karg, Meininghaus, Davines and amika presented their takes on current trends and explained cutting and coloration tricks.

the latest hairstyles
The latest hairstyles for long and short hair at the Kemon workshop. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Nina Müller.

The “New Cutting Factory” also went down particularly well. For the first time, this year current trend techniques like braiding, up-does, blow-drying, extensions, styling and barbering were presented. Visitors were able to follow the presentations close up, try out styles themselves and discuss with the presenters in person. Demonstrating their art were top presenters like Mike Karg, Dana Wittmann, Marco Wojach, Michael Lößel and Jörg Fahn.

At the always fully booked congress top speakers like Regina Först, Trudelies Grigoletto, Wolf Davids, Caroline Krüll, Georg Ochs, Jörg Wilken, Martin Morgenstern, Thorsten Havener, Claus Bielz, Franz Pertsch and Hans-Georg Pompe gave visitors insight into commercial themes like marketing, salon management and personal development.

Blonde bob cut with tapering
Blonde bob cut with tapering and bangs at the Jean Luc workshop. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Markus Lutz.
sectioned hair ready for cutting
Sectioned hair ready for cutting at the Toni & Guy for Redken workshop. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Jan Kobel.
bob haircut
Contemporary bob haircut with bangs, tapering and layering at the Evo Styling workshop. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Markus Lutz.
long hairstyle with curls
Long hairstyle with curls by Max your Hairstyle, powered by Redken. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Melanie Fredel.
Back view of a bob cut in progress
Back view of a bob cut in progress at the noon-individual hair for L’Oréal Professionel workshop. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Markus Lutz.
hair salon models
Hair salon models at the Ronald Reinholz for L’Oréal Professionnel workshop. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Melanie Fredel.
long hairstyle with tapered sides
A long hairstyle with tapered sides at the Paul Mitchel “Woman Summer Trends” workshop. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Markus Lutz.
hair model going short
A hair model going short at the Davines workshop “Shine by Angelo Seminara”. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Nina Müller.
hair cutting cape
Hair model with her finished short hairstyle and still wearing her shiny hair cutting cape at the Markus Herrmann “Awareness” workshop. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Nina Müller.
daring short hairstyle
Daring short hairstyle cut at the Keller the school for L’Oréal Professionnel workshop. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Nina Müller.
drastic haircut
Drastic haircut at the Compagnia della Bellezza workshop. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Melanie Fredel.
hairstyle for older women
Modern short hairstyle for older women created at the “Super Brilliant Color” workshop by Marcus Curth. Photo: TOP HAIR International/Nina Müller.

The next TOP HAIR INTERNATIONAL Trend & Fashion Days will be held on 5 and 6 March 2016. Running in parallel to the fair from 4 to 6 March will