Elite stylist Michael Knight just returned from the V76 Men’s Grooming Workshop in New York City. The workshop, led by V76 creator, Vaughn Acord, and V76 educators, Barry Hughes and Jason Hunt, focused on the complete salon visit for men, from cutting and styling to general grooming. The educators demonstrated several different looks, combining old-school barbering with up-to-date salon techniques.
Educators also focused on the history of men’s styling and the importance of catering to the male client in a unisex salon. The V76 team emphasized tailoring each cut and style to the individual, understanding which tools to use, what methods to employ, and how to give a proper consultation on the total look.
After a morning of presentations, Michael participated in a hands-on workshop with a male model to give him the cut, shape and style that best fit his face shape, hair texture, lifestyle and personality.
Working with Vaughn Acord was an amazing experience. Vaughn in as expert in the field of men’s grooming with clients including Bruce Springsteen, Bill Clinton, Bryan Ferry and many more. During the class we did an in-depth study of the history of trends and hairstyles that have influenced men’s grooming over the years. Vaughn’s enthusiasm was contagious and inspiring. We were able to work one on one with Vaughn picking out models and deciding what was the most appropriate look for them. V76 provided a top notch NYC photographer to shoot the final look from our models for submission to industry trade magazines. The day was filled with many surprises and incredible challenges and I am so looking forward to working with Vaughn Acord again in the near future.”, said Michael Knight.