After Dark - Gothic Meets Victorian - The latest collection by Sharon Blain

Sharon Blain, a true ambassador and globally acclaimed as one of the leading creative minds in the industry, has just announced the release of her much awaited collection, After Dark – a juxtapose of her signature style of beautiful dressed long hair, couture gowns and dramatic directional shapes. 

The collection embodies beauty, fragility and sensuality. Using a combination of hair textures, After Dark delivers a creative twist to her gothic meets Victorian influence throughout the styles. This inspirational collection will excite and delight lovers of beautiful dressed hair. 

2010/2009 Educator of the Year, Sharon Blain says” I wanted to capture the spirit and inner strength of a woman showcasing strong, bold shapes that captivates sensuality yet femininity” 

Sharon Blain Education offers award winning educational courses, purchasable DVDs and books that feature step-by-step instructions by Sharon on how to create various hair masterpieces. Sharon’s styling books - Long Hair Volumes 1, 2, and 3 - are sold worldwide. 

Additionally, Sharon is the creator of an innovative and superior range of hair padding that has revolutionised the art of long hair stying. From bridal to red carpet hair, from catwalk to traditional hair styling, there is no end to her exceptional talents.  

WINNER 2010 Hair Expo Educator of the Year
WINNER 2009 Hair Expo Excellence in Hairdressing Education/Individual
WINNER 2009 Goldwell Trend Zoom Award for Colouring
WINNER 2008 Hair Expo Best Photographic Collection of the Year
WINNER 2009, 2008 Goldwell CCS Photographic Award
FINALIST 2009, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2003, Hair Expo Hairdresser of the Year
FINALIST 2009, 2004, 2003 Hair Expo Best Photographic Collection of the Year

Hair Stylist: Sharon Blain
Photographer: Ian Golding
Fashion Stylist: Mindy McTaggart and Emma Cotterill
Makeup: Memo Gallard
Gowns: Ruth Fattal