One of the world’s most innovative and unconventional hair artists, David Medelye (DM) left an indelible mark on the fascinating world of fashion, celebrities and bridal by fusing traditional styles and with a rebellious twist.
At the age of 18, David Medelye began his career in Paris and Milan, where he honed his craft, and was deeply influenced by the fascinating world of art, fashion, and beauty.
This experience opened up a whole new world for David Medelye, and after much success, he moved to New York to pursue his passion through freelance work.
Word spread quickly within the industry, and it didn’t take long for editors, fashion insiders, and photographers to take note of his talents, which gave rise to exciting commissions in exotic locations around the globe, where he learned to appreciate the abundant beauty of different cultures.
His style is characterized by a rare combination of contemporary femininity and glamor, with an edgy bohemian sensibility.
After over 20 years of “living the beauty,” David Medelye founded Live Your Beauty, a modern educational platform and networking community for beauty artists who aspire to a thriving business of their own.
His goal is to give back and restore the value of beauty, so that artists like him can make the money they deserve while living their dream career.
Photographers: Annie Leibovitz, Steven Klein, David Sims, Steven Meisel, Mert Alas, Marcus Piggott, Peter Lindbergh, Mario Testino, Paolo Roversi, Richard Burbridge, Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, Bruce Webber, and the late Richard Avedon, to name a few.
Celebrities: Scarlett Johansson, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Miranda Kerr, Penelope Cruz, Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Alba, Mila Kunis, Drew Barrymore, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sienna Miller, and Anne Hathaway.
Fashion & Bridal Magazines: Elle, GQ, InStyle, Tatler, Town & Country, Vanity Fair, Russian Vogue, Vogue, W., New York Weddings, Inside Weddings, Manhattan Bride, Modern Bride, Modern Luxury Bride.
Campaigns: BVLGARI, Chloe, Christian Dior, Gucci, Marc Jacob, Moschino, Pucci, Tiffany & Co., Valentino, YSL
Red Carpet Events: The Oscars, Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, MTV, Emmy Awards, CMT Music Awards, and American Music Awards.
Wedding Destinations: Cote d’Azure, Paris, Moscow, London, Rome, Guana Island, Bahamas, Santa Barbara, L.A., NYC, The Hamptons, Miami, and Palm Beach
Today, David Medelye divides his time between New York and Miami, where he lives with his beautiful artistic wife and baby girl.
But do note that his gifts are no secret … so book him while you can!