HOB Creative Team Named AIPP Winners

The annual Association Internationale Presse Professionelle Coiffure awards, which are judged by magazine editors from around the world, sees global entries from salons and artists in five categories. This year there were some 575 hair fashion collections from 31 countries.

The HOB Creative Team of Akin Konizi, Jake Unger and Nestor Sanchez, won the title with stunning commercial images from their Icon Collection. The images showcase wearable, fashionable and eye-catching styling.

HOB International Creative Director, Akin Konizi said, “We’re delighted to pick up this award, especially as it is judged by editors from around the world. There were some incredible collections in this year’s category, and we are honored to be the recipient of such a prestigious title.”

AIPP President Mike Vincent said, “We are very happy to have received so many collections sent from the five continents—this shows how dynamic the industry remains and how our trophies are recognized as the most important ones. If you are part of the nominees, you must understand that this is already a very big success, as the number of participants is massive—so congratulations to you!”

The winners will be presented on stage at the end of March at Expo Beauty in Barcelona.

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