Master Stylist, Michael Knight shared his men’s grooming knowledge and expertise with fellow stylists at Samuel Cole Salon. The class focused on the details that stylists should consider in order to cater to well groomed male client. His presentation explained how to create a cut, shape and style that best fit the face shape, hair texture, lifestyle and personality to make it a custom experience for male clients. He encouraged stylists to consider multiple tools and push beyond just clipper use. Knight’s presentation consisted of sharing men’s style trends throughout time featuring icons like Elvis, James Dean, and Bob Dylan which demonstrated how classic styles continue to return with a modern interpertation.
Michael Knight also shared information from the V76 Men’s Grooming Workshop he attended in New York City. The workshop, was led by V76 creator, Vaughn Acord and V76 educators, Barry Hughes and Jason Hunt. The hands-on class 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.
Michael has been doing hair for over 30 years. He brought his talents to Raleigh, NC five years ago, when he moved from Jacksonville, Florida. He prides himself on conducting a complete and thorough consultation for each and every one of his clients. He believes by truly listening, he is able to craft a signature, customized look based on his clients distinct style. He loves being able to blend his passion, creativity, and expertise in order to curate an individual look.
It was a great experience to have one of our own to teach this class. Michael knows our personal skill set and was able to really zero in on what each individual could gain from this class. This has been one of the best classes I have had the pleasure to be apart of.” Stylist Chelsea LePage