Q&A: Senior Men's Stylist Valerio

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When and where did you first realise you wanted to be a barber/men’s hairdresser? "When I was 12 years old. My father is a barber in Italy and at 15 I dropped out of school to work with him."

Who is your ultimate hair icon? "David Beckham – his hair is always changing."

Who is the coolest person you've ever met? "Didier Drogba – My favorite football player."

If you could be featured in a magazine which one would it be and why? "GQ because, it covers all features from Men’s hair to sport."

What has the greatest influence over your cuts? "Fashion, nature and music influence me hugely."

If you could invite five people to a dinner party dead or alive who would it be and why? "My Mum, Dad, and brothers they are my life!"

What's the best thing about being a barber/men's hairdresser? "You get to make people look good and feel good."

Which one garment from your wardrobe could you not do without?  "Definitely my black jeans."

Describe your ultimate day off... "Going to the gym, then meeting some friends and football."