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Achieve Curl Definition with Wella SP Luxe Oil

Bad hair day? We all have mornings where the blow-­wave we tried to give ourselves looks lifeless and our ends are feeling staler than week-old bread. For a quick pick me up try Wella SP luxe oil. Without the price beating you down, it is a luxurious product great for taming your mane quickly and…

RYAN MCGINLEY

New Jersey born photographer Ryan Mcginley is one of America’s most important contemporary artists that draw his inspirations from the urban life within New York City. After finishing Parsons in the late 90s, Mcginley has continued to create large bodies of work that deal with identity within the individual. Having being involved heavily in the…

WHITE OUT

Something we have been seeing a lot of lately is the shift from the tonal variations in blondes and the shift towards blocky colours of cool white tones. We may not subscribe to the intensity of Kim K’s icy new do, but it you are already in the blonde hemisphere, we say embrace the colour…

Colourant

Cassandra Warner and Jeremy Floto of Floto+Warner Studio recently produced this beautiful series of photos titled Colourant that turns large splashes of colorful liquid into glistening sculptures that hover in midair.They share about the project: Colourant is a series of events that pass you by as an imperceptible flash. A fleeting moment, that blocks and…

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH ‘YOUR COLOUR’

Your Colour’ is all about embracing the natural beauty of the individual and enhancing it as opposed to altering it according to the latest trend. For the beauty side of the shoot – the same ethos followed. Make up artist Virginia Carde who created the looks followed the tonal values on each models faces and…

DAVID SHRIGLEY

We’ve been admiring Glasgow artist, Turner Prize winner and current Two Rooms Gallery artist in resident David Shrigley! Shrigley is an exceptional artist that stands out amongst many, with his satyrical quick-witted views on the world and simple human moments or thoughts that are depicted through sculpture, painting and video works. Often with text scrawled…

‘YOUR COLOUR’ with OLIVIA DAVIES

Olivia Davies, Platinum Stylist and Manager of Servilles Mission Bay took the reins for Servilles latest campaign. We caught up with her to get her insights on what the new KP Innosense colour is really about, the inspiration behind the campaign, styling and what makes this range different from anything else we have seen before.…

WE LOVE: ZENDAYA COLEMAN

Zendaya Coleman is the latest teen Hollywood superstar in the making to capture our attention! The actress and singer rose to fame as one the leads in Disney channel show Shake It Up. However, what truly has us captivated is Zendaya’s electric sense of style we’ve been seeing on the red carpets! From short pixie…

HAIR CARE 101: WELLA SP DELICATE

As the weather gets cooler and the hair dryer and tongs make their appearance back on to your bathroom grooming shelf, hair care can sometimes take a back seat and the initial appearance takes priority. We spoke with Senior Stylist Olivia Davies from Servilles Mission Bay about her top product for styling that also maintains…

SEUNG YUL OH

Whether you know it or not, you have probably seen Seung Yul Oh’s work somewhere in the country or somewhere on your instagram feed. Whether it be his exhibition at the City Art Gallery in Wellington with his large yellow inflatable balloon forest of sculptures to the shiny coloured eggs that sit around Teed and…

SERVILLES IN VIVA

This week, one of our favourite authorities on the best things for fashion, culture and lifestyle within New Zealand featured our new campaign ‘Your Colour.’ We are thrilled to have the support for this new campaign we very excited to share with you. To see the story click here.  To see more on ‘Your Colour,’ click…

SERVILLES PRESENTS ‘YOUR COLOUR’

Colour is about individuality. Colour gives you the freedom to be yourself. You are unique and so should be your colour. We are very excited to present our latest project, Your Colour; enhancing natural beauty and individuality through your own personalised hair colour.  The campaign was shot in collaboration with Wella’s new colour innovation KP…

WIN FREE COLOUR FOR A YEAR WITH SERVILLES

We are moving into Autumn/Winter 2015 and to celebrate the launch of our new campaign that will be released tomorrow, we are giving one lucky colour enthusiast free colour* for a whole year at Servilles.  To enter, all you need to do is follow us on Instagram @servilleshair and tag a picture of your self…

MAKING IT BIG: LILLI SUMMER

This week we have our eyes focused on icy blonde model Lilli Summer! With her sharp features and milk-white complexion, Lill’s alternative aesthetic stands out among the rest! Scouted at 14, this model muse is now shooting campaigns and walking at fashion week for numerous labels including walking exclusively for Saint Laurent and a recent…

OH NATURAL

As seasons progress and beauty slowly regresses back into itself – one thing that is becoming more and more obvious is the embracing of natural beauty that is specific to ones own self. Face changing makeup has taken the backseat to something more intrinsic on amplifying the natural features of the model. And hair is…

PRETTY IN PINK

Yesterday Louis Vuitton debuted their Fall 2015 collection in Paris no less. Something that stood out to us besides the incredible clothing was Fernanda Hin Ly strutting the runway with soft pink locks while sporting a full fringe; gorgeously glowing and incredibly chic. At Gucci the previous week in Milan we saw dip dyed pink…

NO GUTS NO GLAMOUR

A woman’s power is too potent to waste on selfies and in a new book by Peter J Cohen ‘Snapshots of Dangerous Women’ compiled of powerful images of trail blazing women of the 20th century, it shows exactly this. Photographs showing anonymous women and celebrity alike doing all the things women were not suppose to…

Claudia Comte: NO MELON NO LEMON

This week we are totally inspired by the exhibition ‘No Melon No Lemon’ by Claudia Comte at New York’s Gladstone Gallery! Like the exhibition, the title No Melon No Lemon can be read backwards and forwards: there is no beginning or end. Claudia is a Swiss artist based in Berlin, working as a site-based installation…

SOFIA BOUTELLA

Sofia Boutella has danced for some of the biggest names in pop history including Madonna, Michael Jackson and Rihanna. As well as this she also collaborated and choreographed for Nike, competed in the French National Olympic team for rhythmic gymnastics and now, Sofia Boutella is starring alongside Colin Firth, Samuel L Jackson and Michael Caine…

April Street: ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’

In private, artist April Street wraps her body in hosiery and lies about pools of acrylic paint on large canvases, re-enacting her sleeping positions. This action painting performance is never seen by the public; only the remnants are exhibited. Layers of the thin material stretched over large canvases stand up in a slight lean backwards…

BLUE IS THE COOLEST COLOR

The March issue of Self Service magazine has just being released with one of our favourite models, Saskia De Brauw gracing the cover with highlighted blue eyes. If New York fashion week was anything to go by, designers like Karen Walker and Jeremy Scott had chosen to add some electric blue to shape the lids…

JULIA CUMMING

Born and raised in Manhatten and fresh out of high school- Julia Cumming has the unique, magnetic vivacity and rock’n’roll cool that we can’t get enough of! The vocalist and bassist of Brooklyn based psych-rock band Sunflower Bean, Julia is an up and comer in the city that never sleeps. With her bleached pixie cut…

BRIGHT NIGHTS

The braid has seen an elevation from daytime beach hair and moved into the nighttime realm. This season we are all about wearing this do with bright lips and highlighted cheekbones for a 70s glamour but with an easy going tone. Try a soft coral pink lip and embrace the magic of the night. To…

KATE NEWBY

Kate Newby focuses on typically overlooked objects, materials and trinkets such as can tabs, pebbles, and sticks and gives them a sentimental value; highlighting mundane items and turning them into precious gems. She is a New Zealand artist that bases herself between Auckland and New York, exhibiting regularly between the two countries and around the…

TUESDAY TRENDS: RITA ORA SKIPS TO HER OWN BEAT

It girl Rita Ora has never been one to conform to the trends. While all the stars are shifting towards the popular side parted bob, Rita is breaking out of the rule box and changed up her look to a sleek side parted cut with a long side fringe. As much as we are about…

MONDAY MUSE: MICHAEL BAILEY GATES

Michael Bailey Gates is the totally museable model and artist that we can’t get enough of this week! Modelling for brands such as DKNY and most recently walking the runway for Jeremy Scott at Mens Fashion Week, Michael is also constantly being snapped by fellow muse Petra Collins! Living in Brooklyn, Michael Bailey Gates also…

MARC JACOBS BRINGS THE TOP KNOT FORWARD

Fashion week in New York has come to a close and the beauty was remarkable. A designer we always look forward to seeing – especially after his departure from Louis Vuitton – Marc Jacobs. Since his descent from the large power house – his collections are getting more incredible and with his beauty line expanding…

FRIDAY FASHION: FISHTAIL BRIADS WITH SERVILLES EXPRESS

If there was one thing to take away from the spring/summer fashion shows back in September is that braids are definitely a perfect way to channel the baby bohemian trend while still remaining practical and chic. Reminiscent of the summer holidays as a way to keep your hair out of your face, we are looking…

ANISH KAPOOR

Recognised as one of the most influential sculptors of his generation, Anish Kapoor produces monumental works that focus on minimalism, material and physical space. The Indian born artist Lives and works in London where he has exhibited frequently at many prestigious galleries including representing England at the Venice Beinale and winning the illustrious Turner Prize…

TUESDAY TRENDS: SIDES UP

Mid-week blues call for mid-week measures: Making your look as easy as possible without compromising style. Our favourite ‘it’ girls have been seen recently off-duty rocking a modern version of a half up-do which we are naming ‘Sides Up.’ Pulled up at the sides and a little more undone than a ballerina bun, the ‘Sides…

Meet Our Team: Madhu of Servilles Albany

We chat to our wonderful stylist Madhu of Servilles Albany about her favourite seasonal looks and products… ———– What’s your favourite hair colour trend this summer? Light caramel balayages for the perfect sun-kissed look. Any new innovations or techniques in colour you are enjoying at the moment? Creating my own looks by using Wella Freelights.…

MONDAY MUSE: WILLOW SMITH

We’ve seen her with long braids, an afro, straight bleach-blonde hair, blunt bangs, a shaved head- dyed pink, blonde, silver tipped, name any style she has probably tried and conquered…. And she is only 14! Willow Smith is a top trend setting fashion experimentalist, constantly re-inventing her image with ease and an ultimate style maker…

Celebrate Valentines day with Servilles!

We are feeling loved up at Servilles! To celebrate the day of romance, we are giving you a complimentary glass of Deutz Rose with any service while you get prepped and primed on the 14th of February. And it’s all just because we love you! Click here to book!

FRIDAY FASHION: JURGEN TELLER – GO-SEES

With New York Fashion Week kicking off today – all eyes are on the new faces in fashion gracing the catwalk. Before models get seriously casted in some great shows or campaigns, agencies usually need a photographer’s seal of approval. Jürgen Teller, a legend behind some the best campaigns including almost all of Marc Jacobs…

MARTIN BASHER AT STARKWHITE

Hailing from New York, Martin Basher is a multidisciplinary artist that frequently exhibits his work between the Big Apple and New Zealand. From the 5th of February to the 7th of March, Basher holds a solo exhibition “Jizzy Velvet” at Starkwhite Gallery on Karangahape road. Martin Basher’s exhibition explores hyper consumerism and it’s effect on…

TUESDAY TRENDS: MODERN GLAMOUR AT THE GRAMMYS

Awards season is anything but disappointing this season. We have seen the old school glamour from Hollywood and now we are ready for the fun looks the Grammy awards always deliver! Last night now only was the hair and makeup more daring but we saw some incredible looks that had just debuted at the Haute…

SEEING RED

With the heat and the extra long days at the office before we can get to drinks and dinner with friends in the summer time – it can be hard to change up your work look and take it from day to night. We are firm believers that the easiest way to completely transform your…

FRIDAY FASHION: RIHANNA SWIMS WITH THE SHARKS

For the March fashion issue of Harpers Bazaar US, pop-star Rihanna poses with sharks in Florida to for not only the 40th anniversary of the movie “jaws,’ but to also illustrate her constant rise to success even amongst adversity or shall we say: encounters over the course of her career with ‘sharks.’ The Barbadian beauty…

Monday Muse: Kiko Mizuhara

This week our Monday Muse is the ever flawless Kiko Mizuhara! The American-Korean model grew up and is based in Japan where she is fast becoming a style icon. Known for her long bob, pouted lips and casual elegant style, Mizuhara is often spotted wearing chic outfits paired with sneakers or mixing and matching labels…

TOM FORD

This week’s influencer is the powerhouse designer Tom Ford. News emerged that the designer is going to be the face of his newest fragrance Noir Extreme. Some called it egotistical and others think it is endearing. We think it is genius as the designer is now becoming a household name especially after all of his…

New Year New you: Clare Andrew

For the last leg of summer, we caught up with our influencers for the MY HAIR MY STYLE Campaign to check in on how their summer is going and what they are looking forward to the most in 2015. ————————————— Clare is the founder and owner of Les Gens. To see her MY HAIR MY…

TUESDAY TRENDS – BED HAIR TOP KNOTS

We love the weekends – and not just because of the obvious reasons but because Sunday morning hair always seems to be the best. You’ve washed it and you are lying around the house so it turns into the best version of bed-hair that you try so hard to get during the week – but…

MONDAY MUSE: Bel Powley

Our muse this week is the star of the most hyped-up and critically acclaimed film from this years Sundance Film Festival: Diary of a Teenage Girl. Hailing from London, Bel Powley is dubbed the star of the festival, standing out with her distinctive, pouty features and relaxed style. Bel Powley acts alongside Kirsten Wiig and…

FAVOURITES FROM SPRING HAUTE COUTURE 2015

The Spring Haute Couture 2015 shows were outstanding. The clothing was exceptionally chic and modern, but it was the hair that really stole our attention. Designers took to creating hair looks that echoed the premise of the designer’s concepts, but also in some collections – it pushed the clothing into new context. Jean Paul Gaultier…

FRIDAY FASHION: BRIDAL HAIR GETS A FRESH LOOK

Spring Haute Couture 2015 is almost over but not dying down by any means. Yesterday in Paris, Jean Paul Gaultier sent bridal looks in clean and fresh whites down the runway but yet with a surprise twist: Hair Rollers stacked high like a croquembouche! The sculptural look was avant-garde and a new take on bridal…

BEAUTIFUL BOYS

Mens Fashion week has come to close and this season was especially experimental with hair and makeup. There were flowing locks at Gucci – extreme spikes at Rick Owens as well as many other daring looks the runway was encouraging our guys to try. An unexpected look was seen at Sibling with the models sporting…

INFLUENCER: SIMON INGRAM

Throughout his art career, Simon Ingram has built a distinctive relationship connecting painting and technology. With a nod to both expressionist painting and advanced technology, Ingram has constructed and programmed robots to paint on canvases with calculated, yet imperfect strokes of bold paint. His current exhibition “Radio Painting Station” turns the gallery into a studio…

TUESDAY TRENDS: FUTURISTIC PONYS AT DIOR

Dior’s Spring 2015 Couture collection was vibrant and packed with colour and texture. To balance the immaculately elaborate collection, hair and makeup was pared down but true to Dior – not compromised. Reinventing the pony-tail – models had extensions added to the metallic hair piece while their natural locks were tied up and slicked back…

MONDAY MUSE: MIRANDA JULY

Miranda July is the extremely eccentric, multi disciplinary and eclectic muse hailing originally from Berkeley California. Our talented Monday Muse this week has a distinctive style and fine CV; having written, directed and starred in the film ‘Me and You and Everyone We Know’, winning awards at Sundance and Cannes film festivals, as well as…

FRIDAY FASHION: GO FOR GOLD

Metallic’s are not just for the Christmas holiday season. As seen on the runway for spring/summer 2015, gold is definitely a focus this season in hair and beauty! This weekend try sprucing up your party look with a bold gold brow. Or use this weekends Laneways Festival as an excuse to do a half up…

JAMES TURRELL

Recognised as one of the most groundbreaking contemporary light artists, James Turrell has been working with the intangible medium since the 1960s. James Turrell’s works take over large empty spaces and play with perception in vividly magnificent environments! The audience is completely immersed in his surreal colour-scapes. He has exhibited in many galleries including the…

TUESDAY TRENDS: FESTIVAL FAVS

This weekend Auckland celebrates its’ anniversary weekend. For the past few years we have being lucky enough to also have Laneways festival during the annual weekend to grace our lovely city with world class indie acts like FKA Twigs and Angus and Julia Stone. In preparation for one of the best musical festivals of the…

AT THE GOLDEN GLOBES WITH GHD

We still musing over everyones stunning looks from the Golden Globes last week. Ghd Ambassador: David Babaii was busy using the newest curling product from GHD backstage working on what were arguably the best hair looks on the night! Whether it was the perfect curl, old Hollywood glamour wave or braided up style- GHD had…

NEW YEAR NEW YOU: NIKKI RALSTON

For the last leg of summer, we caught up with our influencers for the MY HAIR MY STYLE Campaign to check in on how their summer is going and what they are looking forward to the most in 2015. ————————————— First up is wellness guru Nikki Ralston. To see her MY HAIR MY STYLE interview…

MONDAY MUSE: SIENNA MILLER

This week we are musing over January cover star of American Vogue; Sienna Miller! Before not so long ago, Sienna had been more known as an ‘it’ girl with great style but with a life that was slapped across the front of every gossip magazine, accounting tales of her romances and personal life throughout her…

Stylist Summer Interview | Shannon

We asked our wonderful stylist Shannon of Servilles Newmarket what he is feeling for this summer from how to keep hair strong and healthy this season to Jennifer Lawrence’s new ‘do… ———– What’s your favourite hair colour trend this Summer? Soft natural blondes Any new innovations or techniques in colour you are enjoying at the…

FAVOURITES FROM MENS FALL 2015: BURBERRY

Men’s Fall 2015 Fashion Week continues, currently in Milan, where some of the best men’s presentations take place every season. Our favourite collection so far has by far been Burberry. Christopher Bailey’s collection titled “Classically Bohemian” embodied those two exact words. Classic Burberry trenches were reimagined in bold graphic prints and his cocoon coats in…

REMIX MAGAZINE: RUFFIANS

In this summers issue of Remix magazine, boys will be boys! Fun fabrics and blazers under cut with street apparel creates a perfect canvas for rockabilly comb-overs and slicked up man-buns done by our very own Gabrielle Houghton. Photography by AB Watson. Styling by Juvena Worsfold. Hair and makeup by Gabrielle Houghton Models DJ and…

VOTE FOR US!

We’re very proud to be nominated for the NZ Best in Beauty Awards 2015 by Fashion & Beauty – NZ & Bauer Media. We would LOVE your support! Simply click on the link below and cast your vote. We are in the Luxury section and Best Hair Salon is number 10. Thank you, your vote is very…

HELMUT LANG

In 2005, Helmut Lang left fashion for good. The distinguished and highly innovative designer decided to turn his creative direction towards art and began exhibiting in galleries. Beginning this January, Lang will exhibit his first solo show “Scultpures” in New York at Sperone Westwater Gallery; presenting an installation based series that echoes his past history…

GINNY BLACKMORE SNEAK PEEK

Last week Jennie from Servilles Newmarket worked with New Zealand super-star Ginny Blackmore to create her look for her new video being released this month. Ginny is a regular in our salons and we cannot wait for you to see the new music video. From the looks of these teaser images above, we’re in for…

TUESDAY TRENDS: SEEING RED

As we move through this summer in 2015 we are seeing a shift from the classic summer blonde to the more striking colour of red in all shades from strawberry blonde to copper and deep reds. We like! Some of our favourite leading ladies showcased this trend at the Golden Globes last night experimenting with different tones of red paired with shorter choppy…

GEL – NOT JUST FOR THE BOYS

Old world Hollywood glamour was still in full motion for the 2015 Golden Globes awards last night but we also saw the rise of a unexpected product emerge on the red carpet: Gel. It came in the form of having glamourous set waves – yet with slicked down sides to give the back more drama…

THE BEST OF THE GOLDEN GLOBES

It is award season in the ‘City of Angels’ and every year the red carpet is rolled out for the A-list stars, donning the best in fashion and beauty. This year was no exception. From modern pixie cuts to classic hollywood glamour, we’ve rounded up our 10 favorite looks. Rosamond Pike who is nominated for…

MONDAY MUSE: JONI MITCHELL

The fashion industry’s spring/summer campaigns just keep coming, and as always, the best are almost always released last. After Joan Didion fronted Celine’s most recent campaign, we were unsure that there could be anything as good until Hedi Slimane unveiled veteran singer/song writer and all round incredible women: Joni Mitchell. Saint Laurent’s 1970s tone for…

JOAN DIDION X CELINE

The 80 year old American Author well known for her literary essays and novels has being tapped as Pheobe Philos muse for Celine’s Spring/Summer 2015. The original cool girl, Joan Didion wrote her first novel while working as a Feature Editor at Vogue in the 60s. From then onwards, she has written notable eassys for…

HARMONY KORINE

Best known for his cult films such as Kids and Spring Breakers, Harmony Korine is also an amazing painter! Exhibiting his series of works titled ‘Raiders’ at Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills, Korine plays with repetition and error. His work displays a collection of expressive large-scale paintings that echo the same distinctive and unique qualities…

CARA DELEVINGNE FOR TOPSHOP

3 seasons and counting, Cara Delevingne is back once again being the only model to singly front one of high street giant: Topshop’s seasonal campaigns. Last season we saw Cara go rock & roll chic wearing velvet vests and high rise denim and this season, the 70s inspired era continues! We love her grown out…

TUESDAY TRENDS: MAD ABOUT THE BOYS

This Friday, Mens Fall 2015′ shows kick off in London and then move on to Florence for Pitti – through to Milan with a final stop in Paris. The streets begin to light up with the most handsome faces in the male modelling business sporting off duty looks and show goers looking especially dapper. This…

MONDAY MUSE: Maddison Brown

With her porcelain complexion, mousey brown locks matched with a personality to boot – we can’t help but muse over Maddison Brown this week! The 17 year old beauty straight off the golden shores of Australia made her first major international runway debut in 2014 for Calvin Klein. After turning down the opportunity to walk…

FRiDAY FASHION: THE GREATEST HITS OF 2014

Welcome to the New Year! Hopes are high and if you are lucky enough to snag some time off – you are busy relaxing for the last leg of the holidays and reflecting for what was so you can somewhat plan the year ahead. For our first Friday Fashion of the year, we are going…

ARTIST: STELLA CORKERY

Stella Corkery rapidly slaps paint around the canvas with expressive strokes of vivid and sometimes muted colour to create beautiful gestural pieces of art. The New Zealand based artist finished her Master’s at Elam’s school of Fine Arts in 2013. Since then, we have seen her exhibit at the artist run space: Gloria Knight as…

TUESDAY TRENDS: OLYMPIC ACCESSORIES

Our last trend to see off 2014 is the wonderful reoccurring favourite that never really goes out of style – metallic accessories. Whether you try them in bold, go minimal (a la Celine FW14′) or try a lady like approach done all too well at Dolce and Gabbana – a glitter of gold, silver or…

MONDAY MUSE: GIGI HADID

If you were familiar with The Real Housewives of Beverley Hills, you would have seen a few years back – Yolanda Fosters gorgeous daughter Gigi. After finishing high school and then relocating to New York City to study at The New School, Gigi’s first big break was opening for Jeremy Scott at NYFW. Within a…

NEW YEAR NEW YOU WITH THE MOTIVATIONAL FOODIE

Motivational Foodie is one of our go to sites for constant inspiration on how to make healthier and delicious food choices that not only sensationalise our tastebuds – but nourishes the body. This hub of health and beautiful photographs is run by Kristy Peta Stone – one of our 10 inspiring and influential women fronting…

COLOR OF THE YEAR: MARSALA

December is a time for reflection. A time to look at the year that was and consider trends that emerged and how they did. Pantone recently announced the official colour of 2014: Marsala. The amber like tone takes us back to 90s inspired lip colour before the full nude was considered. Think Jennifer Aniston in…

YVONNE TODD

The entirety of the Wellington City Art Gallery has been transformed into the beautiful and surreal world of Yvonne Todd. Her exhibition Creamy Psychology contains work throughout her artistic career from the 1990’s to now. Predominantly known for her portraits of women, her peculiar characters are typically dressed in glamorous vintage gowns, wigs, false teeth…

TUESDAY TRENDS: THE QUICK FIX

Finally we can say summer has officially hit Auckland! Of corse the blunder of the heat can really hinder our blowout game – however with a hair scarf or a little accessorising, your messy do will come out looking chic and on trend. On the Fall 2014 runway, Rodarte and Chanel sported some seriously cute…

Monday Muse: Lola Kirke

  Our Monday Muse this week is the budding actress and creative Lola Kirke. With her pouty lips and bohemian elegance we see many similar traits with her sister: Jemima, star of HBO’s Girls. Growing up in a creative household, Lola was encouraged to explore her passion of acting from a young age. Only 23, Kirke holds…

FRIDAY FASHION: MARCHESA PRE-FALL 2015

Pre-Fall collections are being rolled out and we are just crazy about the new Marchesa Pre-Fall 2015 featuring the perfect holiday party dresses matched with stunning hair and beauty. Featuring embroidery influenced by the Byzantine error, Marchesa’s dresses where opulent and as beautiful as ever. Full maxi gowns in romantic hues were played off with…

NEW IN: NELLIE TIER

We are proud to announce the addition of local brand Nellie Tier  to all of our Servilles salons! Crafted within New Zealand over 3 generations of amazing women and created from the ideology of physiotherapy and aromatherapy, Nellie Tier uses the therapeutic properties within all the naturally nourishing plants, seeds and flowers that are native to New Zealand,…

MUST HAVE: O&M KNOW KNOTT

A must have in our beauty cabinets all year round – is a good leave in conditioner that nourishes locks in the cold winter and addressed dry ends in the summer. One of our favourite products is Know Knott from Original and Mineral. Sitting somewhere in between a serum and cream like texture – this…

MY HAIR MY STYLE LAUNCH WITH LES GENS AND HOTEL DE BRETT

Last Monday, we brought together the best in New Zealand Media over to Hotel de Brett to celebrate the MY HAIR MY STYLE campaign launch. Photographed by the lovely Clare Andrew from Les Gens, you can see what a splendid afternoon it was of great food, good wine and amazing company. Thank you to Les…

New Work by Gabrielle Houghton of Servilles Newmarket

This season’s campaign photographer Adam Bryce has teamed up with one of our biggest rising stylist-stars Gabrielle Houghton of Servilles Newmarket. The outcome? This amazing editorial. Strong, minimal and effortlessly cool. After sharing an imagine on instagram this editorial has been already scooped up by a magazine… Therefore, we can only share a small sneak…

MAX GIMBLETT

Max Gimblett is one of New Zealand’s most prolific and renowned artists. Constantly travelling between New Zealand and New York- where he is based- Gimblett’s paintings are vivid and strong with fluid strokes of paint and vivid intensity. The quatrefoil is a unique four-petal shape the artists uses as his canvas shape. The quatrefoil references…

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS IN THE INDUSTRY WITH VIVA

Today Viva – part of the New Zealand Herald, wrote a stunning piece in celebration of Paul Serville’s 30 year tenure in the hair industry since he opened his very first salon. Beauty Editor Janetta Mackay sat down with the owner and founder last week to discuss his rich history in shaping and building the…

TUESDAY TRENDS: BLOWN AND BRAIDED

Finishing the month of December is like coming to the end of a marathon. This entire month has being laced with evening parties and daytime celebrations for both work events and social gatherings. And we have only just hit the half way point, so the best is yet to come! With Christmas around the corner…

SERVILLES HOLIDAY HOURS

Want to look fabulous this Christmas? We have good news – all our salons will be open everyday from today up until Christmas Eve!* This includes our Mission Bay and Albany salons which are usually closed Sunday and Monday! Get your mane tamed for the silly season and celebrate the wonderful holidays in style! See…

MONDAY MUSE: INDIA MENUEZ

This week we are musing over India Menuez; the talented beauty that is taking over her native New York art scene. With her captivating strawberry-blonde straight locks and fresh makeup-less face, India looks straight out of the 70s with her natural vibrance. Not only is this babe a constant star of our fellow Monday Muse…

GHD’S LIMITED EDITION ROSE GOLD STYLER SET

Not sure your special someone is on the right track for your gift this Christmas? Give them a little hint and show them this special edition gift set from GHD for the Christmas season. Coloured in a pretty, yet subtle, rose gold – The GHD Rose Gold Styler Set comes complete with the iconic irons…

FRIDAY FASHION: Valentino Sala Bianca Haute Couture

Showing in the Breuer building on Madison Avenue in New York, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccoli – the designers at Valentino -presented a beautiful all white couture collection. In celebration of the new Valentino store opening up in Manhattan, the collection was a nod to the past (celebrating the houses long addiction to white)…

JULIA ROBERTS FOR GIVENCHY

Playing muse to Riccardo Tisci for his Givenchy spring ’15 campaign, is the incredibly talented actress Julia Roberts. The 47 year old looks absolutely cool, shot by Mert and Marcus in a black and white suit. She has swooning not only for Givenchy but hoping that we can look that good at her age. And…

Jeanette Hayes

Jeanette Hayes is taking over irl and url with her artwork: a cluster collision of images, videos, gifs and paintings depicting classical artworks from prolific artists mixed up with anime characters, pop culture icons and emojis; all symbols of trash internet culture. Her artwork plays with high and low forms of art juxtaposing trash-tech culture…

TUESDAY TRENDS: STRAIGHT AND NARROW

When the weather starts to heat up, the initial reaction is to start planning perfectly tousled waves. As ideal as it seems, some of us have naturally straight smooth hair that even with the best products and tools, waves and curls just won’t stay. Do not lose hope though – we are as much about…

30 Coiffures de Paris

Fernand Aubry originally founded the Haute Coiffure Françoise – a hair industry board – in 1945 with some the of the worlds greatest hairstylists of the time as a way to create a more of a career that was both known for artistic achievements and creative talent, as well as showing salon owners that were…

MONDAY MUSE: JACK KILMAR

This Californian teen recently caught the eye of Creative Director Heidi Slimane, who has placed him as one of the new faces of Saint Laurent’s Men’s campaign “Permanent”. The campaign is all directed on showing the best new faces of music, film and fashion. Rounding up the only coolest crop of kids, new indie it-boy…

MY HAIR, MY STYLE | Rita Salmon

We’re very excited to present… MY HAIR, MY STYLE – our new Servilles Summer 2014-15 Campaign Celebrating a collection of the country’s most inspiring and influential women. MY HAIR, MY STYLE celebrates ten beautiful women from New Zealand. Women who are beautiful on the outside and in, have style, confidence and charisma. They are women…

FRIDAY FASHION: HOLIDAY HAIR AT CHANEL

This week, Chanel showed their annual Metiers d’ Art show in Salzburg, Austria. Inspired by the city, the clothes were opulent with embroidered gowns sewn to fit perfectly onto the models with major accessories. Sam Mcknight who created the hair for the show took his inspiration from Sissi, the 19th-century Empress of Austria and mixed…

Smooth Sailing

Humidity is one of summers biggest blunders. It not only makes us dehydrated but if you have thicker hair – you will know all too well the perils of humidity setting your hair into a frizz. The educated decision is to avoid heating tools, throw your hair up and hope for the best. We are…

MY HAIR, MY STYLE | Yujia Wang

We’re very excited to present… MY HAIR, MY STYLE – our new Servilles Summer 2014-15 Campaign Celebrating a collection of the country’s most inspiring and influential women. MY HAIR, MY STYLE celebrates ten beautiful women from New Zealand. Women who are beautiful on the outside and in, have style, confidence and charisma. They are women…

BRIAN BESS AT ART BASEL

Every year on the first week of December, Miami beach Florida completely packs out with an estimated 70,000 visitors coming in to look at works from over 260 galleries and private collections showcasing selected artists to the public and potential buyers/collectors. Andy Warhol, Cindy Sherman, Tracey Emin, Keith Harring are only a minute selection of…