Category: Academy

“City Swept” by Nicole Igou

The rush of air as a train passes in early morning. The entrepreneurial clicking of countless laptops at sidewalk cafes. A street musician’s poignant guitar riffs. These are the sights and sounds of the Bay Area, a place ripe for creatives, and the site that inspired Nicole Igou’s debut show, “City Swept.” Heads up, diPietro… Read more »

New talent spotlight: Lacey Leeder

Heads up to our blog readers: we’ve got new talent on the Mill Valley salon floor, and her books are filling up fast. Lacey Leeder is one of the most recent graduates of the rigorous diPietro Todd apprentice program. Her training culminated with her appropriately titled show, “Debut,”– an homage to her idiosyncratic muse, Bjork…. Read more »

A Modern Apparition

    Modern Salon Magazine recently published our creative team’s newest collection, Apparition. Inspired by the dark side of Salem and the Puritans, it’s “dark, yet classic and timeless.” We can just see these looks on our clients who want just the right amount of edge. Congrats to everyone who worked on the collection. Thanks… Read more »

diPietro Todd Academy

The diPietro Todd Academy is “The Best Kept Secret” according to Karim Dossa, Education Director for Rene Furterer. Honestly, hearing this was music to my ears since the educators at the academy work hard to perfect their craft so that they can demonstrate their knowledge to people at the highest level.  We keep the classes… Read more »

Les Enfants Terribles April 22, 2012

They did it again! Our brillantly talented assistants have raised yet another bar with their latest show at Club Mighty on April 22, 2012. Inspired by Jean Paul Gaultier and his provocative and genderbending styles, the students created progressive hair cuts, extravagant hair colors and over-the-top upstyles. Much of their inspiration came from the fascinating… Read more »

Its a Wrap!

Reflecting back on this year, we are filled with gratitude.  As Educators, we pushed ourselves further than ever and as Stylists and Colorists we grew, learned and explored. We met and worked with many great hairstylists along the way from all across the country both at our Academy and in their home salons. With our… Read more »

Collective V3

Sunday November 7th was diPietro Todd’s annual hair show, Collective v3, and this year’s focus was on INOA, L’Oréal Professionnel’s premier Ammonia-Free color line. The venue for the show took place in a beautiful, old, authentic Masonic Cathedral at the Regency Ballroom, in S.F. The educators from the diPietro Todd Academy delivered enlightening information on… Read more »

Best to Invest

Why Invest in the stock market or property (especially with the ups and downs) when you can invest in yourself? In this industry, you (the hairdresser) are your biggest commodity. It is pretty apparent that the cutters and colorists who take the time and spend money on outside education are the people with the longest… Read more »

You’re Invited

DIPIETRO TODD ACADEMY IN COLLABORATION WITH SHU UEMURA, KÉRASTASE & INOA PRESENT THE LATEST INSPIRATIONS IN SHAPE, COLOR, STYLING AND TECHNIQUE. Join us for a night of education, fashion, & music. Debuting INOA, a new ammonia-free color from L’Oréal Professional. SUNDAY NOVEMBER 8, 2009 7 P.M. MINGLE 8 P.M. SHOW 9:30 P.M. AFTER PARTY RUBY… Read more »