With his impressive 30 years as a stylist, educator and salon owner, and the perspective that comes from living on three continents and working with stylists in dozens of countries, InStyler Global Artist and Spokesperson Franco Della Grazia brings invaluable skill and insight to the InStyler family.
The native Australian began his career at one of Melbourne's top salons, where he also amassed numerous awards in local men’s and women’s styling competitions. He next spent 15 years in London, where he owned two Franco & Co. salons, became a member of the exclusive British F.A.M.E. team and had the honor of presenting at several Alternative Hair Shows at the Royal Albert Hall. Franco was also voted in the top 20 haircutters in London. His male model good looks and international appeal has made him a favorite on stages around the world.
While in London, Franco also joined the Matrix education team and was instrumental in launching the brand--first throughout the U.K. and then in continental Europe. For the past 3 years he has been a part of New York Fashion Week, working alongside some of the top designers and dividing his time between managing the esteemed Cutler Salon in Soho and continuing his educational work for Matrix and his session work.
My love affair with hair began when I was 14 in Melbourne, Australia. I took a Saturday morning job in a salon and fell in love with beauty right away. My Italian heritage instilled a sense of style in me at a very early age and I have been passionate about the craft ever since.
For the past 3 years he has been a part of New York Fashion Week, working alongside some of the top designers and dividing his time between managing the esteemed Cutler Salon in Soho and continuing his educational work for Matrix and his session work In this past year, Franco has become an integral part of the Instyler Global team, creating trends and education for InStyler worldwide. When he is not doing shoots or shows, he still loves to work on the salon floor alongside the team.
The next chapter for Franco is QVC. Franco is really excited to be part of the InStyler team. He is now an on air presenter and spokesperson.
His work has appeared in ELLE, Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire and he has coiffed the tresses of many A- list celebrities and all the major industry publications.
Audiences cite Franco's sexy, stylish approach to hair as a source of inspiration for their own work, and find unlimited value in his finely-honed technical approaches to cutting and styling.