Shay Ashual

Hair Stylist

New York-based Shay Ashual is one of the most sought-after hair stylists in the industry. An innovator in the field for two-decades—Ashual has created an entirely new category in hair through his celebrity wig-making—a bespoke process where each wig is developed in collaboration with his clientele over a span of months.

His incredibly realistic creations have earnt him celebrity clients from Emma Stone and Taylor Swift to Natalie Portman and Nicole Kidman, whilst also working with Lady Gaga on several projects including her music video ‘Applause’.

Shay is a regular contributor to the world’s leading publications including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Self Service. His advertising clients include Christian Dior, Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford, Calvin Klein and Estée Lauder amongst others.

Shay collaborates with many of the leading photographers in the industry including Mert & Marcus, Steven Klein, Glen Luchford, Mikael Jansson and Craig McDean.

WSJ, Vogue, Interview Magazine, Self Service, The Last Magazine, W Magazine, V Magazine, i-D, Porter Magazine, Purple Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar

Saint Laurent, Ralph Lauren, Dior, Tom Ford, Tod’s, Hugo Boss, Jimmy Choo, Dolce & Gabanna, Sacai, David Yurman, La Perla, Balmain, Miu Miu, Brioni


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