Wade Blackford

With over twenty years’ experience in the hair industry, Wade has mentored and nurtured numerous up-and-coming stylists, and has directed a host of Australian Fashion Week events.

As a KEVIN.MURPHY DESIGN.DIRECTOR, and the primary educator for Asia/Pacific, Middle East, Wade has a well-documented passion for the art of hair, and is committed to delivering groundbreaking education while promoting the brand. He also works alongside Kevin and the creative team to style the new seasons’ looks in our global campaigns.

During his six years with KEVIN.MURPHY, Wade has had the honour of directing numerous runway events, such as, Melbourne Fashion Week, Australian Fashion Week, and Taiwan Vogue’s Fashion Night Out. He has also created countless editorial images, and has been recognised for his achievements by his peers, and awarded The Australia Hair Fashion Awards coveted Avant Garde Hair Stylist of the Year, in 2013.