Stelios Chondros

Greece born Stelios is one of the UK's leading session stylists, and part of Sam McKnight's team for numerous fashion shows and campaigns.


Stelios Chondros

Stelios Chondros began his career as a teenager in Athens, Greece before making the move to the UK to further and refine his skills at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in London. On completion, he spent five years travelling and promoting the company as part of the prestigious Vidal Sassoon Salons and Academies educational team, working alongside the creative team on seasonal collections, teaching and inspiring students and staff across the world, styling hair with the editorial team and cutting high-profile clients' hair. Stelios left Sassoon to become Creative Director of Vision in London’s East End, and worked on advertorial campaigns as well as working with a clientele of musicians, designers, artists and models. He has received numerous industry awards, including South Regional Winner at Wella Trend Vision (Young Category) 2009 and being a finalist in Redken NYC Awards (Runway To Reality) 2012. He has featured in leading international publications such as Vogue UK, French Vogue, Love, W and Dazed and Confused, and works at Fashion Weeks in London, Milan, Paris, Berlin and Athens for Burberry, Vivienne Westwood, Paul Smith, Stella McCartney, Cavalli and Hugo Boss. He is a key member of the hair teams of Sam McKnight, Malcolm Edwards, Neil Moodie, Raphael Salley, James Pecis, Naoki Komiya and Panos Papandrianos. He has also worked on an impressive list of look book and campaign clients including Burberry, Maison Martin Margiela, MAC, Rimmel, Rag and Bone, Jitrois, Esprit, Macy’s and Net-a-Porter.

training courses by Stelios Chondros

Classic Prom Hairstyles

 5 videos |  1 hour 38 minutes
Level: Intermediate

This is the perfect online hairdressing course for stylists to learn youthful and practical hair up skills and dress clients for formal events such as high school proms. The course begins with an essential French pleat style by former Vidal Sassoon Creative Director Callam Warrington, and progresses to a classic updo by one of the Middle East’s most respected hair up specialist Michel Zeytoun. Session stylist from London, Stelios Chondros continues the coaching with a versatile rope braid and tonging tutorial, before Australian legend Sharon Blain completes the course with a pair of absolute classics – a front bun and a French roll. On completion you can download, print and share a CPD Certificate of Recognition endorsed by VTCT and ITEC.

Men’s Tapered and Faded Haircuts Collection

 5 videos |  2 hours 23 minutes
Level: Intermediate

This collection teaches you how to create a variety of men’s tapered and faded haircuts with salon friendly barbering techniques taught by the world’s best barbers. Featuring a range of haircuts including low fades, mid fades and high fades, combined with modern styles such as the blowout fade, sometimes known as the Brooklyn blowout or Brooklyn fade, these men’s haircuts perfectly marry traditional barbering techniques with modern hairstyling. The tutorials are brought to you by some of the best and most exciting international barbers working today, including Ivan Rodrigues and Jason Verhaeghe of Amsterdam’s New York Barbershop, China’s Gary Woo and the UK’s Stelios Chondros. On completion you can download, print and share a CPD Certificate of Recognition endorsed by VTCT and ITEC.