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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…

AW16 Campaign – One Girl, Four Looks. Maia Cotton

Campaign Image Set: 2 out of 2   Hair: Servilles Creative Team Photographer: Andrew O’Toole Make-up: Virginia Carde Stylist: Victoria Harvey Models: Jade Woods – Unique Model Management Maia Cotton – 62 Models

AW16 Campaign – One Girl, Four Looks. Jade Woods

Campaign image set: Part 1 of 2. May 2016 marks the launch of the newest campaign from our Servilles creative team, ‘One Girl, Four Looks’. Shot at our very own head office premises by the talented Andrew O’Toole, the focus was on rose gold and warm tones, as well as the versatility of faux fringes,…

Henry Talbot photography exhibition

On May 7th, at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne (NVG), an exhibition of fashion photographer Henry Talbot opened to audiences. The exhibit features 80 never-seen-before photographs by the legendary photographer. Henry Talbot worked with Helmut Newton and shot for Vogue Australia covers in the 1960’s. Two of the staring subjects in this exhibition are Melbourne and…

Delicate Tailoring – Remix Magazine

The 89th issue of Remix Magazine – Beauty and Luxe Edition was released in March this year, and features work from Servilles. The shoot, Delicate Tailoring, was a series of 9 images styled by Amber Peebles. World, Calvin Klein, Twenty-Seven Names, Karen Walker, Lonely and Camila and Marc were only some of the big clothing…

Met Gala 2016 – Best Dressed

The annual Met Gala has come and gone, and created some serious waves in the Hollywood fashion scene. We saw classic beauty from Amber Heard and Rose Byrne, Taylor Swift embraced her new grunge appeal, Claire Danes channeled Cinderella in a truly breathtaking illuminating dress and Kylie Jenner created a lot of hype in her…

Behind the Camera with Andrew O’Toole

Andrew O’Toole is a fashion and beauty photographer who is in demand all over the world. Renowned for his incredible talent and eye for detail, Andrew has built an extremely successful career for himself, and has even been awarded Australian Photographer of the Year. We were lucky enough to have him over to shoot our…

Louboutinworld – The Nude Collection

In 2013, Christian Louboutin originally launched his ‘Nudes’ collection for Louboutinworld in five shades that correspond with the skin tones of real women, whether pale or dark. Since then, the shoe designer has included two new shades and spring-summer 2016 introduced a new style with the ballet flat, Solasofia. While the upper of the shoe appears…

Wired Form Lights – Lighting Design

Lighting design has become a topic of interest lately with the rise of wired form lights. Corded lights are statement pieces in themselves. The carefully designed cord forms part of the overall composition, allowing the lights to respond flexibly to interior spaces. They have very simple and versatile designs which allows them to look wonderful in both minimalistic decors…

Fashion Week – Our Top Hair Moments

Fashion Week 2016 has spanned four countries over 28 days and has showcased new collections from the worlds top names in fashion. Chanel, Valentino, Alexander McQueen, Louis Vuitton and Ralph Lauren are only some of the big fashion houses that walked the catwalks this season, each one bringing something new to the table. Getting the designers…

Oscars 2016 – Best Dressed

The glitz! The glam! From Olivia Wilde’s white Valentino Haute Couture dress with a statement choker, to Saoirse Ronan’s emerald green Calvin Klein collection gown with velvet straps, Hollywood’s leading stars pulled out all the stops on the 2016 Oscars red carpet. Here are our top picks for best dressed.

Mike Dargas – Oil on Canvas

Curious, perfectionistic and realistic – these are the three words Mike Dargas uses to describe his work, and we couldn’t have said it any better. His latest collection, featuring women covered in various liquids, is absolutely breathtaking with its photo like qualities. Mike Dargas was born in Germany in 1983 and has been painting since…

The world’s most interesting homes

We often say that inspiration is everywhere – it’s a saying that’s been done to death, like most, because it’s very true. Shapes, colour, texture, light… all these things contribute to the magic of a great thing whether it be within architecture, art or beauty. So today we are loving this inspired list compiled by…

#GucciGram

Gucci have launched a campaign that feels a little like an online art exhibition – made up of 28 emerging digital artists, they’ve tagged it #GucciGram and it has launched on Instagram. Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele has said “creativity is often born and finds its voice in digital media” and hand picked all the…

The 2016 Pirelli calendar unveiled – and it’s incredible

We were so excited when we heard about this project – today it’s been unveiled and as we imagined, it is stunning. Pirelli announced in September that they’d be doing something a little different with their 2016 calendar – saying no to supermodels ( for the first time in 50 years) and yes to some…

Servilles Express Menu

We’re excited to launch the second of our 6 menu styles for our very own style bar, Servilles Express, The Bun. Servilles Express is polished style, every day, without breaking your beauty budget! Professionally styled hair for your 9 to 5 or after hours, or both! Perfect for the upcoming party season. You can select…

We’re hiring!

We’re on the search for two key senior management roles, General Manager and Marketing Manager for the Servilles Group based at our Head Office on Auckland’s Queen Street.  To view or apply for either of these roles click on the below. General Manager Role http://register.vacancymanager.co.nz/vacancy.php?vid=1025&eref=SERV Marketing Manager http://register.vacancymanager.co.nz/vacancy.php?vid=1024&eref=SERV

The Others by Derek Ridgers

Ah, the 80s. We’ve seen punks and skinheads and other iconic 1980s looks over and over again.. but what about, well, the others? Published by IDEA books, Derek Ridgers’ collection of imagery seeks to put the spotlight on the party and clubgoers in London who perhaps didn’t stand out so much. He says: “The people…

BJORK – Our 5 Fave Looks

It was Bjork’s birthday this weekend – she’d have to be one of the most iconic personalities in music history; not least because of her ever changing style. We had so much fun compiling this top 5 of her amaaazing looks over the years.

Queen of the crop – Jean Seberg

Jean Seberg was an actress who became the face of French New Wave cinema; but for many she was the woman with THAT hair – a super short pixie cut that was all at once androgynous, brave and beautiful. She was also a passionate civil rights campaigner – politically driven as much as she was…

Prada ‘Olfactories” AMAZING images and video

Prada have released a new series of scents called Olfactories – we’re sure they are amazing, but what we are already smitten with is the imagery that’s been created to introduce them. Each fragrance is represented by a collage that captures its personality, with mastermind Daniela Andrier explaining “he idea with Olfactories was to make…

Grimes – our 5 fave looks

This week we’ve been revisiting Grimes in all her chameleon glory, looking AMAZING no matter what the style. The hair! The makeup! The styling! The EVERYTHING! She can do no wrong and we don’t think we could ever pic a fave look – so here’s our five favourite Grimes looks from magazine covers throughout her…

Raising Office Standards with Servilles Express

We’re excited to launch the first of 6 menu styles for our very own style bar, Servilles Express, The Wave. Servilles Express is polished style, every day, without breaking your beauty budget! Professionally styled hair for your 9 to 5 or after hours, or both! Perfect for the upcoming party season. You can select one…

Welcome to the floor, Brooke & Sid!

We’re so proud to welcome brand new stylists Brooke & Sid to the salon floor today! Brooke and Sid both flew through their final exams with our stylist trainer Paul Dean and Paul Serville last month, receiving top marks and are now fully qualified Servilles hairdressers. You can book in with Brooke at Servilles Takapuna hair salon on…

Louis Vuitton Windows – the book

There’s nothing like a Vuitton store window and it seems kind of crazy that this has taken so long… but here it is. ” Louis Vuitton Windows ” shares the work of “a very grounded Scot, Faye McLeod” who joined Louis Vuitton in July 2009 as the brand’s creative director of global windows and is…

Amazing barbershop photographs

We are loving this unusual series of gifs. Brandon Tauszik has focused on the barber shops of Oakland, California, in his series Tapered Throne, where he lives. He spent time with each barber before taking the shots and says “The men there illuminated the differences between cutting straight and kinky hair but also the importance…

New reading: Art + Fashion: Collaborations and Connections Between Icons.

25 of the most influential pairings between creative icons are intelligently dissected in a stunning new book by fashion historian E.P. Cutler called Art + Fashion: Collaborations and Connections Between Icons. The imagery alone makes it worth buying: from Jackson Pollock & Cecil Beaton to Louis Vuitton with The Chapman Brothers , there is a…

Haircuts for the Homeless

Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start when it comes to helping others in the community, but it’s an idea that holds great value to the team at Servilles, especially if we can use our own skills and knowledge to give back. Naturally, we were absolutely thrilled to be asked to partake in a…

A not-so-secret collection of art goes on show in Auckland

Art Week runs in Auckland from October 10 to 17 and among the myriad on offer is a chance to view one of the most infamous collections in the country – usually hidden away. The BNZ bank’s collection features more than 300 paintings, prints and photographs including works by Pat Hanly, Gordon Walters and Michael…

A History of British Style Tribes

i-D Magazine have published a series of videos which look at the history of British music scenes and the styles they created. From Skins and Casuals through to Emo and Grunge till todays Supreme and internet kids, you can watch all 8 episodes here.

Banksy’s Dismaland Is Going To Calais To Provide Shelter for Refugees

Banksy has announced that he will be dismantling Dismaland, his conceptual art piece/tourist attraction, and shipping all the various bits to Calais to help provide shelter for the estimate 5,000 refugees currently stuck there. “All the timber and fixtures from Dismaland are being sent to the Jungle refugee camp near Calais to build shelters,” reads…

Me, My Hair and I – a new book

This week sees the release of a new book with a completely different take on hair to what you might expect. Featuring hair icons from Farrah Fawcett to Botticelli’s Venus and edited by Elizabeth Benedict, it is a collection of essays which has garnered the following review: “Surprising, insightful, frequently funny, and always forthright, the…

The new Pirelli calendar – by Annie Leibovitz

The Pirelli Calendar is highly anticipated every year for its notoriously racy collection of images featuring the worlds most beautiful women. 2016 however will be radically different, shot by Annie Leibovitz and presenting instead an array of the smartest, most talented women we have. A teaser video shows glimpses of Patti Smith, Tavi Gevinson and…

5 memorable hair moments from New York Fashion Week 2015

New York Fashion Week is over for another year and here’s our round up of the five most memorable hair moments – love them or hate them, each was a stand out for a different reason. From crazy braids to blunt wigs and beyond, there was a lot to see. In no particular order, here…

Servilles at Wella Trendvision

Not only were we the recipients of numerous awards at this past weekends Wella Trendvision, but we presented a stand out show for the event. We’ve compiled an image gallery of the evening’s show for you to see.

Sia – a documentary

We’re excited to learn that a documentary is in the works which will document the life of enigmatic performer Sia. She hasn’t shown her face publicly since 2013 yet has continued to enjoy huge fame and a Grammy nomination, so we can’t wait to find out what goes on behind the mystery. Sia will co…

The Wang Gang hair at NYFW

On the runway this week for Alexander Wang’s ready to wear collection was a stream of the coolest models who have come to be known as the Wang Gang – and this year, all eyes were on their hair. Industry guru Guido led the hair team and models Anna Ewers, Binx Walton, Kasia Struss, and…

Stylist Fern Turner

Over the next few weeks we’re going to be having some quick chats with some of our favourite stylists… What’s your name, which salon do you work at and how long have you been a part of the Servilles family? Fern Turner, Newmarket, been part of the Servilles family for 4 years. Where’s the best…

100 years of British Vogue

Amazingly, next year will mark the centenary of iconic British Vogue and to celebrate, London’s National Portrait Gallery will present Vogue 100: A Century of Style .The show will showcase photography commissioned by British Vogue since it was founded in 1916, starting with what’s happening with Vogue now, and travelling back through the decades. What…

Choupette Lagerfeld

We’ve said before that inspiration can be found almost anywhere and we love that for Karl Lagerfeld, it lies so close to home.In fashion circles, Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette enjoys superstar status, having appeared in editorials everywhere from V Magazine to British Harper’s Bazaar. Another Magazine recently reprted that “She famously travels with him on his…

Ollie Henderson

Ollie Henderson first came to the world’s attention as a model and is still one of Australia’s most coveted faces, but last year she stopped us in our tracks for a different reason. Frustrated with the political climate at home, Henderson hand painted an array of slogans she felt strongly about and handed them out…

Convent Garden installation will take your breath away

Our Creative team are inspired by different things that we see within art, architecture, design and everyday life. Our new campaign is just around the corner and this installation has us thinking… As part of his ongoing “Invasions” series, French artist Charles Pétillon has filled the 19th-century Market Building in London’s Covent Garden with 100,000 white balloons.…

How a haircut can change your life

We’ve been loving the buzz cut lately but our fascination had only been with it’s aesthetic – until this interview made us consider it’s meaning. German model Kris Gottschalk talked to style.com about the reason she shaved her head – for her it was a cathartic moment that had little to do with appearances. We’d…

Before Instagram, There Was Warhol

Artist Andy Warhol has a lot of firsts to his name and now, we can add polaroid photographer to the list, as Taschen prepares to release a 500 page book of his early images. Among the faces captured are  Warhol’s closest friends who also happen to be some of history’s most influential creatives and entertainers.…

We Need To Talk About Ruth Bell

English model Ruth Bell is one half of a set of identical twins – she and her sister May have gained recognition since being signed with Elite and are favourites of some of the world’s best creatives. This year however, it is Ruth who has catapulted herself to icon status by shaving her head for…

Paris’ Alternative Beauty Scene

We love this quirky guide from the New York Times , sharing the names and remarkable talents of some of Paris’ best non-traditional beauty professionals. Imagine seeing a masseuse who’s also trained in psychology and acupuncture! Or a refloxologist who can ’empty your head?’ Here’s to a bizarre, yet brilliant, way of being beautiful. Have…

Vogue’s new cover and Beyonce’s controversial hair

US Vogue’s September issue – their biggest and most covetable of the year – features Beyonce this time, but it’s not the woman who’s being talked about – it’s her hair. Whole articles have been penned about the significance of the “un-done’ style – a seemingly opposite statement to her usual array of looks which…

Showstudio’s ‘Transformative’ Series

Digital mecca Showstudio are currently running a series of interviews, called ‘Transformative’ with top creatives including the incredible UK hair stylist Sam McKnight. Known as “one of the most accomplished and well-respected hair stylists of his generation” McKnight discusses working with Madonna, Princess Diana and on numerous shows for Chanel and other power houses. This…

Savage Beauty: The Movie

Humankind holds a sad tally of unrecognised creative genius – from artist Vincent Van Gogh to writer Franz Kafka, there are dozens of examples of creatives who didn’t live to experience the accolades they deserved. It might just be that we add the name of designer Alexander McQueen to this list. Despite being adored, it…

Red Head Royalty

The rarest of hair colours and one that is often associated with a fiery spirit, red adorns the locks of some of our favourite celebrity women. None of these faces belong in the background and we love that they wear such intense colour with such intense attitude. This glorious line up includes fashion designer Vivienne…

The definition of Modern Elegance: Camille Bidault-Waddington

Camille Bidault-Waddington is a renowned Anglo-French fashion stylist whose own personal aesthetic makes her an icon around the world. Her working life has been spent shaping the likes of French Vogue, Purple, Dazed & Confused, AnOther, and Self Service (where she has acted as fashion director) and she regularly consults for brands such as Marc…

An Exceptional Editor: Diana Vreeland

One of the world’s earliest trend forecasters (before there was such a thing) and probably its most powerful, was Diana Vreeland. The Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar Fashion Editor helped launch countless careers and cemented style moments that have become ingrained in popular culture. Her grandson’s wife, Lisa Immordino Vreeland has recently launched an intelligently curated,…

Azure eyes at Celine Fall 2015

Makeup artist Dick Page collaborated with designer Phoebe Philo on the make up look’s for Celine’s Fall 15 runway show – most noticably the strong, painterly eyes on selected girls. He explained to style.com:  “It was a very simple application, me and Phoebe [Philo] just thought it would be best coming from the same hand. Not that…

Holli Smith’s Gothic Glam

The cover of Double Magazine’s 29th issue makes a big deal of hair, for good reason: it’s the creation of stylist Holli Smith and it’s pretty hard to ignore. New York based Smith is known as easygoing, but her work is often confrontational and groundbreaking. As a day to day stylist however she is committed…

WEEKEND WONDERS: GIBBS FARM

Along the Kaipara Harbour, North of Auckland is the incredible Gibbs Farm. Open only one day a month and only available to those who have booked, the Gibbs Farm is certainly a well-worth a visit with a collection of some of the biggest names in art internationally and nationally including Bill Culbert, Ralph Hotere, Anish…

TOP 5: LOOKING BACK AT ALEXANDER MCQUEEN

The late British designer Alexander McQueen’s accomplishments are written large across the face of modern beauty. Even after having Sarah Burton front the house, we still occasionally look back to the finer moments of his career. This week for Fashion Friday we look at his 5 finest beauty moments that forever changed runway beauty. From…

BE JEWELLED

Incredibly ornamental, we are in love with the face jewellery that was seen at Givenchy’s Fall 15 show. Designed by legendary makeup artist Pat Mcgrath, she was given free dictatorship to go about placement only being governed by the individual girls features. The jewellery was varied from ruby’s, to polar opposite emeralds and heavy pearls.…

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.…