Dave Baker & Hannah Duddy (Rush Walton) win L’Oreal colour trophy



Dave Baker and Hannah Duddy from award winning RUSH Hair in Walton on Thames has won the L’Oreal Colour Trophy for the London Region and was awarded second place overall in the L’Oreal Colour Trophy Grand Final. The competition to find the UK’s most creative hairdressers and colourists is one of the most prestigious in the UK. From over 1200 photographic entries, RUSH Walton on Thames finalised for the competition in March before winning the London heat which saw them go through to the Grand Final at a glamorous award ceremony in the Grosvenor House in London.

“When we won I felt a huge sense of achievement. We were in love with our work and were happy to see others enjoying it as much as we did. To win London and to come 2nd place overall was a huge step not only for RUSH Walton but also for RUSH as a company.”
Dave Baker, RUSH Walton on Thames

“To win London and finish 2nd overall is an absolutely amazing achievement for me personally and for the team at RUSH Walton. It feels great to know that all the hard work we put in was recognised and this is a great result for the whole team at RUSH Walton and is something that will inspire us for years to come.”
Hannah Duddy, RUSH Walton on Thames

“It was such an amazing night and a great opportunity for RUSH Walton to represent the company. We were blown away to win such a prestigious prize particularly as the competition was of such a high standard. I feel very proud to see how far my team have progressed since joining Rush Walton and know that this will open so many doors for them as well as inspiring the rest of the RUSH Walton team.”
Partner of RUSH Walton on Thames

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The L’Oreal Colour Trophy is one of the UK’s most prominent competitions and Dave and Hannah’s model was judged by British hairdressing icons including Charles Worthington MBE and Trevor Sorbie MBE. They then put together an overall model look that they recreated and presented on the catwalk.

2011 has been a fantastic year already for the RUSH Team having been awarded The Sunday Times Best Place to Work, The AIPP Grand Trophy and are the current British Hairdressing Awards Artistic Team of the Year.