Synonymous with glamour, high fashion and timeless beauty, Patrick Melville is one the most prestigious and premiere hairstylists in the fashion industry. A former boxer in England, Patrick began his 30-year career in London for British Vogue. His work has graced the pages of Vogue, W, Elle and Harper’s Bazaar and he has collaborated with such top editorial photographers as Patrick Demarchelier, Gilles Bensimon, Kurt Marcus, Peggy Sirota and Walter Chin.
Upon moving to New York City, Patrick joined the creative team at the renowned Pipino Buccheri Salon and then spent several years as Creative Director of the Warren-Tricomi
Salon. In July 2007, Patrick opened the prestigious Patrick Melville Salon in New York’s Rockefeller Center.
Patrick is also the official spokesperson and branding consultant for Aveeno. His
celebrity clients have included such high-profile stars as Ashley Judd, Catherine
Zeta-Jones, Halle Berry, Heidi Klum, Demi Moore, Molly Sims, Sharon Stone, Petra
Nemcova, Rosario Dawson, Brooke Shields, Sting, Mark Wahlberg, Tom Cruise and
Harry Connick Jr., to name a few.
Internationally renowned Celebrity hair stylist Ric Pipino began his career in his native Sydney, Australia. After four years of cutting hair, he moved to London. It wasn’t long before fashion magazines such as British Vogue and Harper’s & Queen were tapping Mr. Pipino for his “shear magic". In 1981, Pipino moved to New York, the city he now calls home.
After many years as a high profile celebrity hairstylist, working with top models, celebrities, designers, photographers and fashion magazines. In 2002 Ric capitalized on his reputation by opening Pipino salon at the Shore Club in Miami and continuing working on expanding his brand, Ric then opened his newest location in downtown Manhattan in the spring of 2009.
For the past 30 years, Ric Pipino’s celebrity following and editorial career have flourished. His fashion work includes layouts inVogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Playboy and GQ, as well as campaigns for Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan and Victoria’s Secret. He is a fixture backstage at the prestigious New York and Miami Fashion Weeks, working with the top designers like Donna Karan, Ralph Lauren, Nicole Miller and Rosa Cha. He works regularly with celebrities, including Bridget Monahan, Donna Karan, Chelsea Leyland, Jamie Pressly, Petra Nemcova, Jane Krakowski and Elizabeth Banks. He has been on assignment with fashion photographers Richard Avedon, Patrick Demarchelier, Bruce Weber, Sante D’Orazio and Annie Leibovitz.
February of 2016, Ric joined forces with Celebrity stylist Patrick Melville and Celebrity colorist Chad Kenyon, Ric re-branded his salon and is now called “Melville Pipino Salon with Chad Kenyon"
In May of 2015 Ric and co-founder partner Gil Haziza launched " Hairstream" the first luxury mobile salon.
Born and raised in Illinois, Chad moved to Madrid, Spain, where he started his career as a hair colorist; after 16 years he returned to the US and joined the Iconic team of colorists at Cristophe Beverly Hills where he gained a mastery in Balayage: hand painted, natural-looking highlights.
Chad’s unique ability to create customized hair color for celebrities such as Carla Gugino and Elisabeth Moss, has made him the GO TO colorist among the most current and beautiful women on both coasts in the US. Chad is available at the Benjamin Salon in Los Angeles & at Melville Pipino Salon in New York.
Chad is now traveling the world with celebrity hairstylist Ric Pipino. Together, Ric & Chad travel to top salons in select cities, taking clients, sharing secrets & teaching their professional techniques.
In 2014 Chad joined forces with Olaplex & is now the Olaplex Ambassador -Spanish Language Markets. Chad’s dedication to hair color education can be seen in the Official Olaplex Educational Videos on the Olaplex App & Olaplex.com.