The Great Barrier Reef in Australia which provides the coral shapes and textures armoring the world. This is the inspiration for the Armor Collection by Adrian Gutierrez.
Hair: Adrian Gutierrez , Photography: Damien Carney , Creative Director of Make-up: Joanne Hair , Creative Director/Fashion Director/Producer; Nikko Kefalas , Hair Assistants: Kelly Landmesser, Elena Abramyan, Christal Adams.
Adrian Gutierrez, for Free Spirit Hair Salon, has been an outstanding artistic director for over 25 years. He also has 35 years of professional experience in Atlanta and originally from Mexico. His education is primarily from the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica, San Francisco as well as the UK. He has experience being a Kérastase Tech Artist and a member of the Ted Gibson Artistic Team. There he worked in tandem with Ted Gibson and Jason Backe at major hairshows including IBS New York, IBS Vegas, and New York Fashion Week with the following designers: Romeo Hunte, Carmen Marc Valvo, Naldo Montanez, Emmanuel Acosta, Pret-A-Porter, Rocky Boston, Christian Colorado, Stitched by Radically Classy, Kyra by Kimberly Allen, Arkansas Fashion School, Designers’ Premier, Irina Shabayeva, Elier Aubret, Madame Adassa, and MK|KM Experience.
Adrian specializes in cutting and styling from a sexy modern and elegant inspiration. He enjoys creative geometry and shape of styles accessorizing as well as playing with different textures. His editorial work has been featured in Modern Salon magazine, Lapalme magazine, Lucire magazine, and others internationally. He has been a NAHA finalist in 2019 and 2020. Adrian has initiated an educational program that provides a strong basis for the fellow colleagues at Free Spirit Hair Salon to build their brand working behind the chair. He continues to build his loyal clientele in Atlanta designing a luxurious experience at Free Spirit Hair Salon. His future work will be featuring working behind the camera in editorial shoots and runway shows as well as offering classes on his expertise.