Leon Gorman brings strong editorial direction, sophistication merged with grit, and a professional demeanor to every project he inhabits. The son of an Irish hairdresser from County Antrim Northern Ireland, Leon embarked on his career with the encouragement of his mother. In 1987 he left the peaceful tranquility of the Irish countryside to join the ranks of Toni & Guy in London. He traveled for over a decade as the Education Artistic Director for the company, working on shows all over the world. After a brief settlement in Sydney, Leon used his fashion industry contacts to jumpstart his next chapter in New York City. Leon assisted many of the worlds greatest hair stylists, working in Paris and Milan before striking out on his own.
Cynthia Rowley, John Richmond, Nanette Lenore, Gabrielle Colangelo, Luisa Beccaria, Carlos Miele, Vivenne Tam and more. Vogue (American, German, British, Australian and Japanese); Elle (English, Italian and American); Harpers Bazaar; Marie Claire; I.D., POP, Another Magazine, Glamour, Visionaire, and V Magazine. Notable celebrity experience include Kate Moss, Courtney Love, Charlize Theron, Cate Blanchett, Ellen Barkin, Michelle Monaghan, Jack Huston, Ewan McGregor, Ethan Hawke, Marisa Berenson, Lucie de la Falasie, Chloe Sevigny, Rebecca Romijn, Jessica Biel, Anne Hathaway and Lauren Hutton .