Welcome to our new salon
After 15 years on King street, TONI&GUY Newtown has relocated to Shop 3/17 Erskineville road.
Moving away from the hustle of King Street, the salon now over looks a beautiful park but still has an urban feel.
The team at TONI&GUY Newtown are specialists in cutting and colouring and are involved more than ever in continual training and education and are in high demand for the expertise for photo shoots and fashion parades. We offer expert advice for all your hair needs.
Our Senior Colour Technician been recognised as one of Australia’s top professional hair colourists. Kayleigh has graduated from the hairdressing industry’s most prestigious colour course, earning them the title of Wella Professionals Master Colour Expert!
The award winning salon team lead by Artistic director & salon owner, Lea-Ann, are a highly experienced collective of creative and dynamic hairdressers. Each hairdresser has their own speciality and caters to a variety of clients that visit the salon for the indulgent TONI&GUY experience.
2016 City of Sydney Business Person of the Year – Lea-Ann
2017 AHIA Salon of the year – WINNER
2018 AHIA Salon of the Year – FINALIST
2018 Hair Expo awards New Creative force & Men’s Barber – Yuki
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
At this years MBFWA, Lea-Ann and her team worked on 14 shows as major hair sponsor. Lea-Ann was hair director for Jets Swimwear and Fashion Weekender – Style collective.
Proud members of the Australian Hairdressing Council
Green Select is an accreditation awarded by Australian Hairdressing Council for excellence in green initiatives in the salon environment. Along with the AHC’s Gold accreditation sees that Toni&Guy Newtown are one of the leading salons in Australia.
TONI&GUY Newtown is part of the sustainable salons movement. Recycling and reusing 95% of the salons waste. Lea-Ann and the salon are a leading business when it comes to sustainability.
VISIT OUR ECO STORE!
We now have a selection of environmentally friendly items for you to purchase including eco keep cups and reusable metal straws.
Meet The Team
Lea-Ann SuthernSalon Director & Art Director
Salon Director & Art Director
Starting her career in Canberra in 1992, Lea-Ann had already spent many years working in hairsalons helping her Mum by sweeping floors and folding towels. Awarded the A.C.T Hairdressing Apprentice of the year in 1995, Lea-Ann quickly moved to Sydney to gain more experience. Joining TONI&GUY in 1998 as manager of the newly opened McMahons Point Salon saw Lea-Ann rise to be Artistic Director of the salon as well. Next stop London….for two years Lea-Ann worked at the Regent Street salon & teaching in the London Academy. Her proudest moment was having her Art Directors presentation introduced by Anthony Mascolo, the then Creative Director for TONI&GUY Worldwide and youngest brother of founder Toni Mascolo. Upon return to Australia, her next challenge was to open her own Toni&Guy Salon and Newtown was her only choice. Opening in 2003, the salon has built a reputation for excellence. During this time Lea-Ann has been a leading educator for TONI&GUY Label M & Wella. Hair Director for fashion shows, Hairdressing Industry & Careers guest speaker and has won numerous awards for business and her salon. Recently awarded “Gold Member “ status from the Australian Hairdressing Council sees that Toni&Guy Newtown has achieved the highest standard of industry accolade.
Business person of the year – Lea-Ann Suthern – WINNER 2016
Years in industry: 23
Favorite Product: label.m –Resurrection Dust SP: Clear Scalp range
Favorite Website: style.com
Favorite Magazine: NME
Style Icon: David Bowie
Playlist: Mark Lanegan, Arctic Monkeys, Black Sabbath
Best thing on King St: Bloodwood, Mad Mex, Vinnies
Years in Industry: 4
Favourite Product: Label.m, soufflé
Favourite Movie: Silver Lining’s playbook
Style Icon: Jaden Smith
Playlist: Sia, The XX, Rihanna
Best thing on King Street: Lentil as Anything
Years in Industry: 22
Favourite Product: Label.m, texturizing volume spray
Favourite Movie: True Romance
Style Icon: Kate Moss
Playlist: Alicia Keys
Best thing on King Street: Newtown Hotel
All the way from Northern Ireland, Ciaran brings 20 years of experience to our team.
Ciaran specialises in Men’s cutting as well as being highly skilled in hair styling for special events, weddings & formals.
Home Town: Derry City
Years in industry: 19
Favorite Product: Label.M: Blow Out Spray & Souffle SP: Repair Range
Favorite Website: Facebook
Favorite Magazine: National Geographic
Playlist: Dolly Parton, The Strokes, Tracy Champman, Rihanna, Michael Jackson
Best thing on King St: Jack London
Our newest recruit, Mark joins us from London where he worked in some of the highest profile salons. Mark specialises in all aspects of haircutting both Ladies and Men’s and is the Blow-dry king when it comes to the perfect party hair.
Years in Industry: 13
Favourite Product: Label.m, souffle
Favourite Movie: Girl, Interupted
Style Icon: David Beckham
Playlist: 90’S RnB/Garage
Best thing on King Street: Newtown Hotel
Friday and Saturday.
Brigitta has worked for TONI&GUY for over 15 years, specialising in colour. With nearly 30 years experience in the industry, she became part of the Newtown team in 2014 sharing her passion and knowledge with our clients.
Brigitta also works as a qualified TAFE teacher delivering the education and skills to the next generation of hairdressers.