Celebrating one of her home’s best summer spots, internationally renowned kiwi model Ashleigh Good is photographed by Jen Carey at Piha beach for the cover story of RIKA Magazine Spring/Summer 2015. Keeping in tune with that summer feel, Matt Benns, Creative Hair Director of Stephen Marr, keeps Ashleigh’s hair loose, healthy and textural – as
We love the sleek and shiny hair Matt Benns of Stephen Marr Ponsonby created for the autumn issue of the eternally stylish Denizen magazine. Photographed by Olivia Hemus, the editorial beautifully blends modern art and high fashion; a visual feast of colour, pattern and texture.
The recently launched kiwi brand Bad Things is the newest venture for acclaimed fashion designer Mala Brajkovic. A combination of skate and punk cultures, their look book features friends and family, as well as iconic figures such as the original Dog Town Z-boys skateboarder Peggy Oki. Tommy of Stephen Marr Newmarket perfectly fits into the
Creative Director of Stephen Marr Matt Benns talks big healthy curls with The Denizen, and highlights a beautiful range of products that aid in achieving the ultimate bounce and shine.
Soft, shiny, natural waves and warm copper and amber tones. This season, we’re going back to basics – with lush, healthy hair being the key focus. In celebration of Autumn, Emma from Stephen Marr Takapuna has put together favourite products for keeping your hair in top condition… COLOUR | The Original & Mineral CCT (Clean
Dark and elegant, the Chaos & Harmony ‘Bleeding Hearts’ Autumn / Winter 2015 campaign oozes elegance and a little mystery. Using a deep side-part and extra shine to add to the campaign’s glamour, hair was crafted by Maggie Pang of Stephen Marr Newmarket. Photos by Oliver Rose. Styling Chris Lorimer.
An essential part of our creative team, Maggie Pang of Stephen Marr Newmarket is an absolute hero when it comes to creating big, glamorous curls. Styling hair looks for magazine editorial and runway, Maggie’s understated, rock ‘n’ roll style echoes throughout all of her work. How do you take your coffee? Good old flat white,
We heard through the grapevine that local artist Billie Popovic was wanting to cut all her hair off into a Bieber-do then dye it some crazy colour. We obviously had to get our hands on her hair immediately because this kind of dramatic, off-the-wall makeover does not come around every day! So Matt Benns of
New to Stephen Marr Newmarket, but by no means new to the industry, is the exceptionally talented Jennie Thorpe. The most stylish of stylists, we’re so excited to have Jennie in salon and part of our team, her energy and expertise is impressive. – How do you take your coffee? Hot and fast What did
Lady In Red | Look #3 Matt Benns and Kiekie Stanners talk us through how they created the And God Created Woman look from the 1956 film featuring the ultimate femme fatal and sex symbol of the 20th century Brigitte Bardot, using Kevin Murphy and MAC Cosmetics… + Prep your hair using a dollop of
Matt Benns of Stephen Marr Ponsonby uses Sans [ceuticals] to create beautifully soft skin and textural hair for this Schön! Magazine online exclusive. Photographer David K Shields. Stylist Samara Wilson uses pieces by Prada, Miu Miu and Diesel. Makeup by Jon Kopae. Models: Saveja Ellison Clyne Models, Ariki McKinney Kirsty Bunny Mgmt, Cait Kneller Clyne Models, Will Bowman Red
Lady In Red | Look #2 Complex and unpredictable, sexy and vulnerable, Alice Ayres, played by Natalie Portman in the 2004 film Closer, is one of our chosen sirens for our recent Lady In Red show. Matt Benns and Kiekie Stanners talk us through how they created The Pink Wig look using Love Kevin Murphy and MAC Cosmetics…
Never one to be too quiet (he’s English), or seen without his signature man bun (he’s been wearing them years before the current trend started), newly married and extremely talented, Leigh Keepa is an integral part of our team at Stephen Marr Ponsonby… How do you take your coffee? Really wet What is your hidden
Lady In Red | Look #1 Strong and professional during the day, and sexy siren after hours, one of our favourite film heroines is character Elizabeth McGraw of the film ‘Nine and 1/2 Weeks’ played by blonde bombshell Kim Basinger. Matt Benns and Kiekie Stanners talk us through how they created this Loose French Roll
Anthonie Tonnon has just released his first single from his upcoming album Successor and we love the slightly unnerving yet undeniably dashing cover art with hair by Kat from Stephen Marr Ponsonby! Have a listen to the track here and while your at it, grab your ticket to his upcoming album release show! www.anthonietonnon.com