15 Christopher Street
New York, N.Y 10014

Edris Nicholls continues to be a trailblazer in fashion after more than thirty years in the business. At a time when it was rare to find a black woman on Madison Avenue, Edris was honing her raw talent as a hair stylist at Warren Tricomi. In 2003 she opened her first salon in the then deserted Meatpacking District and it was in that space that Edris established herself as a true visionary, taking traditional styles and infusing them with eccentricity and her own rebellious twist.

She has been sought after by designers all over the world for her distinctive creativity, with her work appearing on the runway for houses as esteemed as Azzedeine Alaia, Thierry Mugler, Prada, Givenchy, Dior, Valentino, Marc Jacobs, Lanvin, Alexander Wang, Calvin Klein, Versace, Ralph Lauren and McQueen.  The editorial world also embraced Edris’ creations: Her styles have been featured in American Vogue, ID, Interview, W, Essence, Suede and Nylon to name just a few.

In 2010 L’Oreal invited Edris to lead the Shu Uemura US Atelier Team in designing an iconic haircut. The style Edris dreamed up remains a foundation for many looks today and established her as an artist as much as a stylist. With this ethos in mind, Edris has gone on to collaborate with Afro-American artist Lorna Simpson on Chess (2013), a large-scale exhibition shown at Jeu de Paume in Paris. And today, you can find Edris’ hair designs in A Life in Photography, a collection of Kurt Marcus photos currently being shown at Stanley-Wise Gallery in New York City.

CONTACT: (212) 989-6800


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