Co owner and founder of Dharma salons, Industry Event and Industry NZ Hairdressing Awards, Sara is dedicated to the growth of the NZ Hairdressing Industry in its entirety.
Sara has obtained her reputation as one of New Zealand's top Editorial and Session Stylist, through her relationships with leading fashion magazines and designers as well as her many award wins, including Hair Expo NZ Hairdresser of the Year three times.
Sara leads by example by working internationally each season at New York, London, Paris, and Milan as well as Couture Fashion Weeks, assisting top Hair Artists on shoots and shows such as Luigi Murenu, Guido Palau, Anthony Turner and Tina Outen. As well, Sara has led on shows at NZ Fashion Week since 2005.
Co owner and founder of Dharma salon, Industry Event and the Industry NZ Hairdressing Awards, as an industry mentor Jock is passionate about hair, photography and fashion.
Amongst multiple awards. Jock has twice been judged in the top ten in the world for womens hairdressing along side the biggest names in the global hairdressing community. Jock also regularly works backstage at major international fashion weeks.
As a photographer he has shot in New York, Barcelona, Berlin, London and Australia, Jock also has a focus on producing photographic collections for the rest of the dharma team, hairdressing companies and many other NZ hairdressers.
His photographic work captured the eye of Garage Magazines fashion editor Charlotte Stockdale and has been published in many fashion and hair publications nationally and internationally.
As well, he has produced award-winning collections for National and International competitions such as Hair Expo Australia, AIPP Award, Wella Trend Vision, L’Oreal Colour Trophy, Kuene Colour Trophy, Joico Innovision and more.
Principal Hair Stylist at dharma for 10 years. Lenard is passionate about hair, as well has an affinity with the wider fashion industry.
Lenard has had many successes in national and international competitions to include
Industry NZ Hairdresser of the Year 2018
Industry NZ Mens Hairdresser of the Year 2018
AIPP Commercial Stylist Finalist 2017 - judged top 25 in the world
Wella Trend Vision, Keune Tinta Colour, Joico Innovision
Industry NZ Hairdresser of the year 3x finalist, 2017, 2016, 2015
Along with these accolades he has worked tirelessly at NZ fashion week for many years, and on many national and international fashion publications both online and print such as
Vogue Italia, Dark Beauty, Us, Huf magazine, Solstice magazine Uk
Lenard’s passion is finding and working with new young artists in photography, makeup, and fashion design to bring new and exciting talent collaborations to the forefront and showcase these talented individuals.
Kaleb is a Principal Stylist at Dharma. He joined the team at Dharma in 2014. He has been involved in the NZ hairdressing Industry for 9 years.
He is a an award winning stylist for numerous hairdressing competitions both in NZ and Australia.
His most recent accolades include
Hair Expo Australia Men’s stylist of the year 2017 finalist
Industry NZ Men’s Hairdresser of the year 2017 finalist
Loreal Colour Trophy Supreme Hairdresser of the Year finalist 2016
Hair Expo Australia New Creative Force Finalist 2016
Kaleb has also worked at London and New York Fashions weeks, and has assisted on shoots and campaigns in London with Nick Knight renowned fashion photographer.
Kaleb really enjoys the creative and competitive side of hairdressing and likes to use progressive techniques and all aspects of construction that he has utilised in his competition, and session styling work.
Kaleb aspires to be New Zealand’s top hairdresser and believes under the mentorship and guidance of Jock Robson and Sara Allsop that he will achieve this.
Principal stylist at dharma. Nicole is an award-winning stylist with a passion for all things beauty.
Also a qualified makeup artist Nicole likes to look at the total concept, bringing out the best in each and every one of her clients.
Nicole has worked at New York Fashion week as well as NZ Fashion Week for the past 6 years.
As part of the core team for Industry Creative
Nicole has also presented shows in Sydney and Auckland to crowds of hairdressers of up to 1500, and has presented seminars at Australia’s largest Hair Expo in Sydney.
Her work has been published in the likes of Headway, Images and many fashion magazines, as well she has worked on campaigns for Nick Von K jewelry.