Pin Antonio captured by Sara Black.
...Stylist Pin Antonio, who is also Creative Director of Salon de Manila arrived from London where she attended the avante-garde TIGI Academy under Master Anthony Mascolo, Pin is the pioneering Asian student to attend the Academy.Pin
brought home the latest trends and styles she
learned from the TIGI Academy
also made a side trip to Moscow for the yearly convention of an Organisation Mondiale Coiffure, dressers based in Paris.She
was one of the country's representatives.
Last year, Pin
traveled to Milan and Rome where she
updated herself from such experts as Jean Pierre Cazaux of France, Anthony Mascolo of Italy, Robert Cromean of United States, Trevo Sorbie of England, the latest in trends and techniques in hair fashion.
For more than 23 years, Pin
guided Salon de Manila
as one of the country's top hair salons.Pin believes her work as hairstylist is a collaboration between her and the client.
adds: "To other salons, don't pirate.
recently opened a hairstyle exhibit that featured celebrity style icons as models.The exhibit entitled Hair Pin which opened Nov. 17 is on view at Glorietta 1 Ayala Center beginning Dec. 27 until Jan. 9, 2007.Pin
, a force in celebrity hairstyles since she
opened Salon de Manila
26 years ago, has been at the forefront of hairstyles, trends and hair technology.Pin
goes abroad to keep her
updated with current hair trends and styles."You can't be wearing just one hair style in your lifetime," she
says.A good haircut she
adds is "one that character and confidence to the wearer."
Among the celebrities who modeled for Pin
were Rica Peralejo, Bing Loyzaga, Danita Paner, Amy Perez with son Adi
, Ariel Rivera and Gelli de Belen with sons Joaqui and Julio, Mariel Rodriguez, Erik Santos, Tessa Prieto Valdez, Eula Valdez, Rep.