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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…

Evan Woodruffe

Meticulous layers of paint, applied in thin and thick swirls of colour in dreamy hues, are applied to each of Evan Woodruffe’s artworks. The Auckland-based artist is recognised for his amazing technical knowledge and abilities in painting. Gestural marks overlaying recognisable and unknown forms mix together and allow the viewer to develop their own individual…

WEEKEND WOMEN: KARLY LOYCE

Dynamic women always front Celine’s seasonal ads. From Joan Didion to the beautiful Daria Werbowy, we always look forward to seeing who Phoebe Philo will tap next. The newest in Celine’s elite is newcomer and Biology student/model Karly Loyce. A complete new face that has taken the fashion industry down in one swift blow since…

FRISKY FRECKLES

Although counter-intuitive, faking freckles is no longer taboo or considered lame but almost as natural as darkening your brows. Over the past two seasons we have seen makeup artists incorporate the youthful marks to designers collections. They are individual, sweet and delightful. Intimidating to recreate, real freckles are actually not identical to one another, but rather…

DONE UP

In the visionary hands of master hairstylist Guido, the coiffed up-do of the ladies who lunch of decades past finds a new life in the fall collections in the latest issue of Interview Magazine. Sculpted into futuristic forms with a stylized simplicity, a 21st-century sophistication and elegance takes hold, painting a portrait of modern patrician…

JULIETTE HOGAN X AUCKLAND ART GALLERY

One of our favourite local designers Juliette Hogan has collaborated with Auckland Art Gallery to create a silk cushion inspired by Colin McCahon’s 1956 French Bay painting that is on view at the Auckland Art Galleries exhibition: Cubism and New Zealand Art 1930-1960. This exclusive item beautifully represents cubist paintings in a modern and chic…

We get our 10th HJI cover!

As seen in Viva today… our campaign Your Colour made the cover of the Summer edition of the international hairdressing bible, HJI (UK Hairdressers Journal) which is now only a monthly magazine so we’re one in just 12 covers for the year. This cover takes our total UK Hairdressers Journal covers to 10.  

NEW ZEALAND FILM FESTIVAL: IRIS

Servilles are proud to be sponsoring a film at the NZ International Film Festival in Auckland which kicks off on Thursday! Servilles have been involved with NZIFF over the years and we are excited to be associated with the event once again. Servilles is sponsoring the film ‘Iris’ about prominent New York style icon Iris…

SERVILLES LOVES: NATALIE CANTELL

A favourite at every fashion week for her street-style swag and all round chic style, Natalie Cantell is definitely an eye catcher and one of Servilles favourite girls. We were lucky enough to catch up with her and interview her on what is keeping her inspired this season and get some insight into her beauty…

TOP 5: THE BRAID CRAZE

From the tight fitted FKA twigs styling right down to the very loosely set romantic braid, the multi-dimensional hair do is open to interpretation on many levels. Not just a look reserved for the beach or garden parties, this do is now seen on red-carpets and the street a like. Our favourite girls wear them…

VALENTINO COUTURE 2016 HOMECOMING

Rome is where Valentino Garavani founded the house in 1960 and generally Valentino shows Couture in Paris with the rest of the fashion houses. This year was different. Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli toke the house back to its’ original home with a collection celebrating its’ Italian roots with Roman inflections. The clothing…

THROWBACK: THE HISTORY OF HAUTE COUTURE

It is Haute-Couture season in Paris this week where the city of love lights up with some of the most extravagant creations in fashion design. To celebrate this wonderful week of creativity and flair, we thought it only right to give you a short cut history lesson on where the season came from and where…

BE BRONZED

  A storm settled in this afternoon on Auckland’s coasts and while the sky looks washed out and grey – there is no reason why you have to. This winter, skip the heavy blush. Instead, try contouring with a powder bronzer, one or two shades darker than your natural skin tone. Use to colour in…

RED-CARPET TO REAL LIFE: Romantic updos for ball season

Gone are the days when ball hair has to be prim, slicked back or rolled into tight over-set curls. Take some style cues from the red carpet glamour girls who do it best and take hair styles usually reserved for soccer matches (the braided ponytail) and movie nights in (messy buns) and elevate them to…

WEEKEND INSPO: PRADA’S meta-modern femininity

The topknot got an update for Prada’s resort 2016 campaign. Sitting sky high and forward, the topknots were tied with the pony end flicking out and then kept in place with feminine broaches. Both edgy and modern but yet remaining feminine, this campaign is a perfect balance of fun meeting elegance. Photographs by Steven Meisel

THROWBACK: FACELESS AT MARGIELA SPRING SUMMER 2009

A catwalk moment to remember, Margiela’s 20th year anniversary that hit in 2009 celebrated in true avant-garde form. Models walked down the runway wearing re-interpreted pieces from the 20 years of the fashion house while wearing various wigs over their faces. Artfully done, this is a monolithic moment in fashion history we never want to…

BLURRED LINES

One of the industry’s favourite hairstylists Holli Smith has contributed a beautiful editorial in a first launching issue of a beauty publication called Paper Beauty Magazine. Cutting it close, the styling combines sharp edges blurring add on piecing around the forehead. Captivating and intentionally playing with the hard and soft, when asked about her inspiration behind…

SERVILLES LOVES: ROSHANAH BAGLEY

This week’s girl of the moment is textile designer Roshannah Bagley. Originally from London, Roshannah is now based in Auckland designing from her studio in Eden Terrace creating the most incredible of prints. NAME: Roshannah Bagley AGE: 27 OCCUPATION: Textile designer/Eugenie-girl HAIR COLOUR: Dark brown PRODUCT OF THE MOMENT: MAC’s Classic ‘Lady Danger’ lipstick. Essentially…

FLYING HAIR

Start your week off right with a beautiful display of form and movement by Sam Knight and photographer Michael Donaldson. Together with Michael’s model daughter Lily Donaldson, they capture two minutes of slow-motion film with Lily in between four wind machines, moving back and forth. Set in black and white, we love the romantic inflections.…

WEEKEND INSPIRATION: LOUIS VUITTON SS16

Backpackers did well at Louis Vuitton’s Men show in Paris today. With Nile Rodgers playing a live performance to set the inspired collection to, it set the tone for something exotic and thoughtfully cross-cultural. The clothing toke cues from Americana varsity wear layered with Thai prints and silks from South-East Asia. The combination created something…

TOP 3: HOLD IT RIGHT THERE

Auckland winters are confusing at best. We have the occasional sunny day mixed in with what almost feels like London weather: cold drizzly with spots of humidity. This calls for a step up in not just hair care but also styling products that will help hold your ideal look in place no matter which way…

Judy Darragh

Named by some as the “Queen of Kitsch”, Judy Darragh’s colourful and distinctive aesthetic has her renowned as a leading artist in New Zealand. Constantly working between different mediums and surfaces- but consistently using colours in the neon spectrum, Darragh predominantly works with recycled second-hand objects and transforms them into eclectic artworks. Looking at topics…

Servilles Shine, Ball Season Collection – The Bun

The Bun Ball season has arrived and we are here to make sure you shine on your golden night! Whether you’re going the Hollywood glamour route or something more minimal and modern, we’re here to help you channel your prom night muse. Our Servilles Shine ball styling service is $60. And all 6 styles in our collection…

Servilles Shine, Ball Season Collection – The Braid

The Braid Ball season has arrived and we are here to make sure you shine on your golden night! Whether you’re going the Hollywood glamour route or something more minimal and modern, we’re here to help you channel your prom night muse. Our Servilles Shine ball styling service is $60. And all 6 styles in our collection…

Servilles Shine, Ball Season Collection – The Side Wave

The Side Wave Ball season has arrived and we are here to make sure you shine on your golden night! Whether you’re going the Hollywood glamour route or something more minimal and modern, we’re here to help you channel your prom night muse. Our Servilles Shine ball styling service is $60. And all 6 styles in our…

Servilles Shine, Ball Season Collection – The Pony

The Pony Ball season has arrived and we are here to make sure you shine on your golden night! Whether you’re going the Hollywood glamour route or something more minimal and modern, we’re here to help you channel your prom night muse. Our Servilles Shine ball styling service is $60. And all 6 styles in our collection…

OUR FAVOURITE GIRLS AT MENS FASHION WEEK

Mens fashion week usually pulls the best dressed male street style stars out but this season all eyes are on the girls. Editors, buyers and stylists having been stealing the limelight from London to Pitti. Our favourite looks have been the girls wearing some undone styles and loose colouring in their hair. Some are a…

INFLUENCER: Gretchen Albrecht

Since the 1970s, Gretchen Albrecht has been producing alluring, entrancing artworks that show off a unique style. Recognised as one of New Zealand’s most prominent painters, her definitive expressionist style has us falling utterly in love with her work. You can instantly recognise a painting of Albrecht’s by the deep colours that sweep across the…

Servilles Shine, Ball Season Collection – The Knot

The Knot Ball season has arrived and we are here to make sure you shine on your golden night! Whether you’re going the Hollywood glamour route or something more minimal and modern, we’re here to help you channel your prom night muse. Our Servilles Shine ball styling service is $60. And all 6 styles in our collection…

ROSE TINTED EYES

No need to wear rose-tinted glasses to see the world in a softer blusher light, instead, try warming up your winter BEAUTY regime with glazes of rose gold creme eye shadows. Our favourite is Smashbox Limitless 15 Hour Wear Cream Shadow that comes in the shade of Gemstone. We are fortunate in Auckland to experience…

SERVILLES LOVES: LIZ WILSON

In our winter series titled ‘Servilles Loves,’ we are profiling some of New Zealand’s most influential creatives that work both in front and behind the scenes. We will interview them on their favourite products that keep them looking top-notch and get some insight into what keeps them inspired during the colder season. This week we have designer…

CRAIG GREEN X NICK KNIGHT

Fashion photographer heavy weight Nick Knight (who created one of our go to’s for daily inspiration SHOWstudio) has teamed up with up and coming designer Craig Green in conjunction with Men’s Fashion Week currently being held in London, for his very first collection for Dover Street Market. The campaign created features stunning photos and a…

Julian Dashper at Michael Lett

Julian Dashper’s whimsical abstractions on display at the moment at Michael Lett Gallery (On until June 20th) are a definite must-see at the moment! The late Dashper is known as one of the most highly regarded contemporary New Zealand artists who continues to exhibit and inspire on an international scale. This collection of works produced…

Juliette by Servilles & KP Innosense

Our ‘Your Colour’ campaign was really focussed on taking the natural colour of our models and instead of completely changing their looks, we subtly lifted each of their colours to accentuate their natural beauty. This was especially true in Juliette’s case. Using half 8 and half 7/1 to her roots, Ivan Lee smudged it down for a…

THE BLUEST LIGHT

Unexpected hair hues are taking shape on models on and off the runway. We saw Fernanda Hin Lin Ly with cotton candy pink coloured hair making a splash at Louis Vuitton’s fall 2015 show and now Soo Joo Park has taken the plunge and opted for a cool wash of aqua blue that we will…

Welcome to our new Creative Director at Servilles Takapuna

We are very excited to welcome the extremely talented and highly experienced hair stylist Raymond Robinson to the team. Raymond is joining the team in the role of Creative Director at our Takapuna hair salon and will be back in Auckland working in-salon from Tuesday 23 June. Raymond Robinson hails from Sydney where held a senior position at the fabulous Valonz salon working…

In Colour with Servilles & Friends

One glorious Thursday night at Good One in Ponsonby, we held a brilliant night of conversation with some of New Zealand’s most prominent creatives and conducted a discussion about Colour and its context within hair, fashion, architecture and design. Our expert panel had our founder Paul Serville, Architect Nat Cheshire, Kelvin Soh the designer and…

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER

Add to the winter glare this season and try something a little more elaborate than your everyday cream caramel eyeshadow. For fall/winter 2015, the American design house Rodarte showcased their usual slew of fun and fancy clothing but also toke the beauty focus down from the ringed brows of spring 2015 to some diamond studded…

Pamela Rosenkranz

The Venice Biennale continues to amaze us with its’ incredible works on display this year. Something we are absolutely compelled by is the stand-out work of Pamela Rosenkranz – situated at the Swiss Pavillion. Pamela Rosenkranz combines science and biology with art to create immersive spaces incorporating light, colour, scent, sound, and even hormones and…

Servilles loves: Neeve Woodward

In a new winter series called ‘Servilles Loves,’ we are profiling some of New Zealand’s most influential creatives that work both in front and behind the scenes. We will interview them on their favourite products that keep them looking top-notch and get some insight into what keeps them inspired during the colder season. First up…

Cara & Pharrell for Chanel

Just spotted online: Chanel’s Pre-Fall 2015 Campaign starring Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams. After appearing in their ‘CC the World’ film for Chanel, the pair reunite for Chanel’s Pre-Fall 2015 Campaign. The duo are photographed by Chanel’s own Karl Lagerfeld amongst army green chaise sofas inside an Art Nouveau-esque, mirrored room. The Pre-Fall collection is…

Get fruity with Katherine Bernhardt

Furiously slapped strokes hit and fill large canvases in striking colour pigments. Katherine Bernhardt is the incredibly unique and talented painter from New York who has made a name for herself with her gutsy and bold paintings depicting familiar pop culture themes: fashion editorials, fast food, textile patterns and fashion accessories! Growing up flicking through…

SAINT LAURENT PRE FALL 2015

Saint Laurent has really managed to create a truly inspiring pre-fall 2015 campaign. Shot by designer Hedi Slimane himself and featuring super cool Helena Severin the campaign presents simple yet super chic styling juxtaposed next to some abstract shapes to illustrate form. The hair is perfectly modern while still throwing us back to a Jane…

WEEKEND GLAMOUR

Beauty is all about embracing undone right now. Whether it is the look of worn in eye shadows or a faded lip, looking primed and proper is no longer what makeup artists want to achieve especially on the runway for winter 2015. But since it is Saturday and it is already dark and gloomy outside,…

Formless with Toshiko Takaezu

The beautiful ceramic works by Toshiko Takaezu hold a serene tranquility influenced by her Zen Buddhism practise. Influenced by nature and it’s forms we see suggested shapes such as acons, tree trunks and seeds created in various scales: from ones that fit in the palm of your hand to others that stand seven feet tall.…

TOP 3: CANNES 2015

Cannes is one of the most anticipated film festivals every year and that’s not just because of the new films showing… The festival, located in the sunny seaside town of France, attracts a beautiful crowd of Hollywood talent as well as models and up-and-come-ers. It is also a less commercial affair so it allows a…

WEATHER FORECAST

The resort collections came about initially to prescribe vacation clothes for the elite in between the larger seasons of spring/summer and fall/winter. No longer are collections created for this reason, instead, fashion houses use it as an opportunity to spring board new ideas and test the waters for new boundaries under the umbrella of the…

Servilles presents ‘Your Colour’ with KP Innosense

We’re excited to share with you an exclusive behind the scenes look from our campaign Your Colour in collaboration with KP Innosense by Wella, the revolutionary new colour range developed especially for the ingredient-conscious client. It was shot in a variety of locations in the scenic and very beautiful Auckland area. A big thank you to our…

Amberley by Servilles & KP Innosense

For our ‘Your Colour’ campaign we worked with some incredible talent to create individual looks that were specifically designed for each separate model. Amberley is one of our faces of the campaign and in this video we take you behind the scenes of our process and show direct footage from the day of the shoot. Check it out!

SERVILLES IS FASHION QUARTERLY

In the latest issue of Fashion Quarterly Gabrielle Houghton and Fern Turner who were assisted by Emma Colhurst of Servilles, worked on a marvelous shoot featuring some of New Zealand’s most popular ‘It’ girls being interviewed on their approach to style. From Jamie Ridge, media personality to designer Georgia Currie – all these powerful women within…

ON THE BOOKSHELF: INTERVIEW with Hans Ulrich Obrist

n 2010, the artist Hans-Peter Feldmann and art world star curator Hans Ulrich Obrist conducted a book-length interview. The two Hanses agreed that Obrist would ask traditional interview questions and Feldmann would answer them by providing only an image. The book, called simply Interview, is an expansive exercise in control and meaning. Wonderfully graphic with…

LOST IN VENICE

The Venice Biennale is now on show in Italy. Artists from all over the world are specially selected by their respective countries and have installed phenomenal art works on pavilions dotted around the quaint city. Some highlights include Sarah Lucus’s provocative interactive sculptures and New Zealand’s very own Simon Denny with his commentary on the…

DOLLED UP AT CHANEL

Neon pouts were the big head turners at Chanel’s Resort 2016 collection shown in Seoul this week. Inspired by Eastern beauty trends, such as cartoon characters similar to manga kewpie dolls, this season’s Chanel beauty look was bold and especially bright. Hair was piled in top braids and faux eye lashes were laid both on…

IN COLOUR

On Thursday night at Good One in Ponsonby, we held a brilliant night of conversation with some of New Zealand’s most prominent creatives and conducted a discussion about Colour and its context within hair, fashion, architecture and design. Our expert panel had our founder Paul Serville, Architect Nat Cheshire, Kelvin Soh the designer and publisher…

LOUIS VUITTON GOES TO PALM SPRINGS

Today Nicolas Ghesquière’s showed his Cruise collection for Louis Vuitton at the Bob Hope estate in Pal Springs California. In the art deco motels and amongst the sprawling desert and smiling palms, photographer Juergen Teller toke some pre-show shots that have us swimming in a sea of inspiration. It doesn’t get much better than this!

Belle of the Ball

With Ball season just around the corner look no further for gown and beauty inspiration than the ultimate in a night of glamour: the Met Gala. The ‘Costume Institute Gala’ or Met Ball or Gala, is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City.…

ALL THAT GLITTERS

Embrace your inner Cleopatra with luxe beauty looks this season. Be inspired by gold leaf and molten metallics. The best way to approach this trend? Pick one feature to emphasize and keep skin fresh and light for a wearable look. Choose eye shadows or liquid liners in gold creme shimmer, or opt for a golden…

RED HEADS DO IT BETTER

Red hair has never been more desirable. The look has had a resurgence with high profile actresses, models and it girls rocking red-hot tresses. If you weren’t born with it, achieving beautiful fiery locks is easier than you might think. With the new Innosense range from Wella you can have healthy, long lasting and vibrant…

‘YOUR COLOUR’ WITH DUNCAN MOSS

What was your inspiration for this particular campaign? Autumnal tones ! Trees the leaves and the landscape those auburn an rich coppery tones What do you love about the ‘Your Colour” concept? I love the idea of letting the model feel beautiful !! We always do what we want an it’s not necessarily what the…

An Evening Of Style

Servilles Newmarket partnered up with Les Gens to present a night of hair, fashion and cocktails! The talented hair team of Ben McArdle, Shannon Bunn, Fern Turner and Kayla Peters showed the Les Gens ladies the latest in styling and a few tricks of the trade to get these styles at home and the Smashbox team presented…

Knit Picky

The best thing about the cooler weather? Knitwear, of course! This season is all about handknits and chunky textures. Enhance golden highlights in your hair by choosing sweaters in natural colours like russet, ochre, sand and cream. These classic earthy tones look great on everyone and especially complement washed-out blondes. Relaxed style also means relaxed…

EYE CANDY

Brighten up the start of your week with a beauty trend that has been setting the Spring 2015 runways a glow. Candy colours started at Prada and then continued with Dior highlighting the eyes with sharp satin like liner in a cool mint green. Perfectly placed as a thick line above the eye makes the…

MBFWA STREETSTYLE: OUR FAVOURITE LOOKS

The Spring 2015 Fashion Week came to a close this week in Australia and while the runway was a blaze with fantastic looks, what happens on the streets is just as important as what comes down the runway. From our favourite models rocking off-duty ensembles to our favourite street style stars; Vogue Australia’s Christine Centenera…

BEATING THE BLIZZARD: Our 5 top picks for protecting your hair this winter

Gone are the days when we would only take special care of our hair during the warmer months, after the sun has dried out our hair. We are now aware that at every stage throughout the year, our hair needs special care, and that care comes specific to the season. Winter seems to be a season…

MODEL MOMENTS ‘YOUR COLOUR’ WITH KITTY RIDDELL

Our Model Moments with our ‘Your Colour’ campaign continues this week with Kitty Riddell from Red11. Hailing from Auckland’s shores but now living in London, we caught up with this beauty and asked her about her modeling experience and what makes her feel her natural best. Where are you from? Auckland, New Zealand. What is…

Your Colour with KP Innosense

We’re excited to share with you our brand new campaign Your Colour in collaboration with KP Innosense by Wella, the revolutionary new colour range developed especially for the ingredient-conscious client. Watch our Your Colour with KP Innosense campaign video which takes you behind the scenes with our Servilles creative team.

MBFW AUSTRALIA : SLEEK, MINIMAL AND FRESH

With only a few more days left of what has arguably being one of the best Fashion Week moments for Australia, we have been watching closely to see what is emerging from the wonderful city of Sydney. After 3 days our 3 favorites were sleek, minimal and fresh. ONE FELL SWOOP Wet-look Middle partings in…

GRACE WALES BONNER’S ‘EBONICS’

Grace Wales Bonner’s graduate work at Central Saint Martins was instantly regarded as a highly refined, considered and innovative show. In her outstanding collection and thesis she engaged a celebration of black culture, exploring heritage and simultaneously challenging and embracing stereotypes. Her latest collection ‘Ebonics’ is a further extension from her beautiful graduate work. The…

MODEL MOMENTS ‘YOUR COLOUR’ with AMBERLEY

For our ‘Your Colour’ campaign we chose exceptionally beautiful girls who had a natural radiance about them. One of the lovely models who actualized our vision was Amberley Colby who is signed to the agency Red11. We got the chance to catch up with the model on her background and her tips on looking your…

TOP HITS: COACHELLA 2015

The rain in Auckland may be falling and this may be a warning sign that our long summer has finally ended and winter is upon us – but on the other side of the world, Coachella one of the world’s favourite music festivals is off to a grand start. With one weekend down of the…

SHE BANGS

We are now rolling into the 3rd season where the 1970s trends are not seeming to go away. Designers are still exploring every corner of the free loving decade and makeup took a minimal format for Fall 2015 with just an emphasis on blown out hair and exceptional eyes. One look we are particularly thrilled…

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH STYLIST PARIS MITCHELL

Behind the scenes, there is a lot of creative effort and production involved with shooting a campaign. For this season’s ‘Your Colour’ campaign, we tapped internationally-experienced stylist Paris Mitchell to create gorgeous looks for all our models that embraced their natural beauty and complimented their individual style. With a strong fashion background working for designers…

COLOUR THAT WORKS FOR YOU

Our ‘Your Colour’ campaign is focussed on helping you reach your individual best, with hair care and color that not only works for you specifically, but it is also good for you and your hair! It can be hard to know whether you should go darker or lighter, deeper or highlighted. At Servilles we believe…

UNTOUCHED: LARA STONE

Models post-baby always get the media into a stir on how they will bounce back after the experience and work again at the potential they were before they were pregnant. Instead of embracing the new figure and look that comes from the miracle that is having a child naturally, many models and celebrities resist the…

MALE MUSE: Ellar Coltrane

This week we are musing over Ellar Coltrane. The 20 year old heart throb was the star of award winning movie Boyhood, which followed the life of Ellar’s character Mason from the age of 6 through to 18. In the film we watches him grow, explore and mature for 12 years, condensed down to a…

Daniel Heidkamp

“Barbizon Beauty School” is the title of Daniel Heidkamp’s exhibition at New York’s Half Gallery. Painting En-Plein-Air, or ‘on the spot’, Heidkamp depicts what he sees directly in front of him. Amongst the constantly altered light and changing of time influencing each brush stroke: he decided to head to France where he would be immersed…

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…