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
Years in Industry: 4
Favourite Product: Label.m, soufflé
Favourite Movie: Silver Lining’s playbook
Style Icon: Jaden Smith
Playlist: Sia, The XX, Rihanna
Years in Industry: 22
Favourite Product: Label.m, texturizing volume spray
Favourite Movie: True Romance
Style Icon: Kate Moss
Playlist: Alicia Keys
Award winning stylist & barber, Yuki is an internationally recognised hairdressers. Specialising in barbering but also in women’s short hairstyles. Yuki is also a TONI&GUY educator at our academy. Yuki works as a freelance stylist at our Newtown salon.
Available Wednesday afternoons & Saturdays
Originally from London, Mark has been with us since 2015. A master cutter specialising in both men’s and women’s hair and also does a killer blow-dry. Mark is part of the backstage teams for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Weeks and our own collection launch shows.
Nicole is a TONI&GUY veteran. Starting her training in Surrey U.K in 2004, Nicole joined our salon in 2017 as a master cutter specialising in both men’s and women’s hair. Nicole also is a specialist in Keratin smoothing treatments.
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.
Available Thursday afternoons, Friday & Saturday
Originally from Essex U.K Kayleigh has been part of our team since 2016. As our Head Colour Technician, Kayleigh is a Wella Master Colour expert, one of only 22 in Australia & New Zealand. As part of this exclusive Wella alumni, Kayleigh brings a wealth of knowledge to her clients.