AN award-winning Ashbourne stylist has been nominated for another gong in the fashion world.
Angel Montague-Sayers, 23, works part-time at Sally Montague in St John Street, Ashbourne, combining her salon work with styling models and celebrities at fashion events around the globe.
Having started her career at Sally Montague Hair Group, a chain of salons owned by her mother Sally Montague; Miss Montague-Sayers moved to London to study creative cutting at the Sassoon Academy.
Since then she has maintained a busy schedule at the Ashbourne salon as well as session styling at fashion shows, photo shoots and assisting at events including London, Milan and Paris Fashion Weeks.
Her work on the fashion scene has garnered her a great deal of attention from the cream of the British fashion industry, culminating in her being presented with the prestigious Fashionista 2012 award.
Now, Miss Montague-Sayers has been placed on the final list of the Backstage Stylist category at the 2013 Hair Awards.
She said: “Being finalised in the Backstage Stylist category at the prestigious Hair magazine awards is an amazing start to the New Year.
“I can’t wait for the event in March.”
Entrants in the category are expected to prove they have a finger firmly on the fashion pulse and were inspired, driven and ruled by fashion, working in creative harmony with the world’s leading designers to consolidate the relationship between catwalk and coiffure.
The awards ceremony is on Monday, March 4 at Sadler’s Wells in London.
As a session stylist, Miss Montague-Sayers has worked for Malcolm Edwards, Lyndell Mansfield and Angela Seminara.
Working backstage at fashion events, she has styled models for Alice Temperley, Richard Nicoll and Roksanda Illincic.