It’s hearing stories about people such as Trevor Sorbie and Vidal Sassoon from his father (who is himself an hairstylist) is when Tom Connell decided to follow the same path.
“I like ideas when there’s a story behind them, when there’s a point of genuine inspiration. The Mancunian stylist believes the inspiration should come from everywhere –
“absorb as much as possible from outside of the industry, use your interests away from hairdressing to influence your ideas and work. It could be music, film, culinary, whatever, take it and use it to inform your work.”