Celebrity hair stylist Ted Gibson and celebrity colorist Jason Backe hosted a party to celebrate the opening of their Los Angeles based salon, STARRING By Ted Gibson, the world’s first hair salon merging cutting edge smart home technology, powered by Amazon’s Alexa, with the duo’s 30+ years of exceptional hair styling and color expertise.
Among the many notable attendees to toast Ted and Jason included Sandra Oh, Charlotte McKinney, Jasmine Tookes, Ashley Greene and more.
Located at 211 ½ South La Brea, the spacious 1,100 square foot salon was designed by visionary Francisco Gonzalez Pulido of globally renowned, Chicago-based architecture firm FGP Atelier.
“STARRING is the culmination of our creative vision to provide consumers with a forward-thinking, multi-dimensional smart salon concept, premium product line, and unprecedented luxury experience all in one,” shared Gibson. Adds Backe, “We’re excited to finally reinvent the largely outdated hair and salon industry, and put forth a new, disruptive way of thinking.”
Guests nibbled on mini quiches, chouquettes, and gourmet treats by famed baker La Tropézienne, the salon’s neighborhood bakery while guests sipped on beverages from the bar sponsored by The Thirst Project which included; Bev rose, THREE WEAV3RS Beer, and Kimo Sabe Mezcal margaritas.
Guests left with a goodie bag filled with products from STARRING, Goldwell, HUM Nutrition, compacts by Visionaries and Quarter.
About STARRING By Ted Gibson:
STARRING By Ted Gibson is a multi-faceted lifestyle brand that encompasses a smart salon in LosAngeles, a luxury hair product line, and 30+ year industry expertise from brand co-founders Ted Gibsonand Jason Backe. As industry icons, Ted and Jason have worked on such celebs as Angelina Jolie, Rachel Brosnahan, Priyanka Chopra, Anne Hathaway, Sandra Oh, Lupita Nyong’o, Jessica Chastain,and many more.For more information visit https://starring.tedgibson.
About The Thirst Project:
Over 663 Million people on the planet do not have access to safe, clean water. Thirst Project is the world’s largest YOUTH water organization. We travel across the United States speaking at middle, high school and college campuses to educate students about the global water crisis and challenge them to fundraise to build freshwater wells in developing nations and impoverished communities. We guarantee that 100% of all public donations go directly towards our well projects. In just nine years, Thirst Project has activated more than 500,000 students on 500 campuses across the United States who have raised $10 million, which has given more than 391,000 people in 13 countries safe, clean water indefinitely. $25 is all it takes to give one person clean water for LIFE.