Giannandrea, one of the most respected hairstylists in the fashion and celebrity world, served as the International Creative Director of the brand from 2014-2016. Giannandrea’s innovative artistic vision, versatility and distinctive character have established him as a trendsetting artist.
“After 3 amazing years as a Creative Director and Advertising Director of Macadamia Professional I am proud to say that I am truly honored to have brought this outstanding hair care brand to the awareness of the beauty and fashion industry, media and to consumers world wide. The exquisite quality and performance of these products dictated so much of my red carpet and editorial work – I would like to thank the Macadamia Professional managing team and board of directors for this incredible opportunity and unrestricted creative freedom,” says Giannandrea.
A native of Italy, Giannandrea was inspired by the revolutionary fashion trends and art of the 1980’s. His youthful enthusiasm and natural talent blossomed in his early years of unrestricted creative freedom. He began styling hair at the age of 16 in Bologna. In order to fully immerse himself in the art of fashion hairstyling, Giannandrea started working in the fashion industry hubs of Milan, Paris and New York. He played a major role in some of the most magnificent fashion shows and fashion photo shoots of the 90’s thru the new millennium.
Giannandrea’s work has been featured in Vogue, Italian Vogue, Harpers Bazar US & UK, Glamour, Elle and Marie Claire. He has worked with iconic photographers Steven Meisel; Patrick Demarchelier, Steven Klein, David Bailey and Herb Ritts. His ability to combine classic styling with modern trends has made him the hairstylist of choice for many international advertising campaigns, Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss, Cover Girl, Armani and Pantene. Giannandrea’s experience and stunning glamorous styles made him in demand for many leading Hollywood stars gracing the red carpets of the Oscars, Golden Globes, Grammys, Cannes Film Festival and New York Fashion Week. His impressive celebrity client list includes Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Garner, Kristen Stewart, Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, Cindy Crawford and Jessica Simpson.
Giannandrea was honored in 2015 with a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Hairstyling for his work with Christina Aguilera on NBC’s hit show, The Voice. In 2016 the Hollywood Beauty Awards nominated him for Hairstylist of the year. Nominated for a second time in 2017 for HBA Hairstylist of the year.
Giannandrea’s inspirational styles earned him recognition as a creative force in the beauty industry. His enduring enthusiasm, passion for the craft and commitment to artistic research hold the promise of continuous excitement for years to come.