American Crew, the professional leader in men’s grooming, announced Sara Leahy, a stylist at B Parlor, San Francisco, CA the 2015-2016 U.S. All-Star Challenge Winner.
The All-Star Challenge is one of the most widely recognized professional grooming competitions that celebrates stylists from around the world and challenges them to create styles that are modern, expressive and embody the vision of the American Crew man. Sara, a key player in San Francisco’s grooming space, has been in the industry for the past nine years and teaches at salons all over Northern California.
The All-Star Challenge entrants cut and styled a male model with American Crew products and submitted photos to a judging panel of industry experts who selected Sara as the winner based on technique, styling and her inspiration for a modern, masculine look. Sara’s look was inspired by the classic American Crew man and the need for his hairstyle to fit all of his personalities – from professional to casual. The 2015-2016 U.S. All Star Challenge judging panel consisted of: American Crew Global Technical Director Theri DeJoode; Men’s Fitness Style and Grooming Editor Barret Wertz; Behind The Chair Founder Mary Rector-Gable.
Sara Leahy will represent the United States as one of 15 finalists chosen to compete in the global 2016 American Crew All-Star Challenge held in Paris, April 18th, 2016.