Oskar
Pera

Salon Director

Trained in classic techniques in the longest established hairstyling academy in Seville, Spain, Oskar began his career in Palma De Mallorca, serving Europe's high society. He moved to London in 2006, styling in leading Shoreditch salons, before working independently for fashion labels, magazines, models and artists, and private clients. His relaxed and affable manner gives lie to his consummate talent. He is in high demand both in London and internationally for his exceptional cutting, styling and colour services.

Oskar has styled for many brands, including Dior, Vivienne Westwood, Kenzo, Chloé, Erdem, Fred Perry, Lacoste, JW Andersen, and Peter Pilotto. He has delivered creative editorial work for magazines such as Vogue, GQ, Ponystep, Volt and Dansk. Models and artists served include Florence Welch, Cara Delevigne, George Michael, Sharleen Spiteri, The Alpines, Trudie Styler, and Kate Nash.

Hannah
Phillips

Senior Technician

A renowned colourist, Hannah recently joined our team after a decade at Taylor Taylor, one of Shoreditch’s longest established salons. Over 16 years in the industry she developed expert artistic and technical skills, resulting in her ability to deftly handle complex colour changes and finishes.

Hannah has worked with many celebrity clients, including Niall Horan of One Direction, Pixie Lott, Olly Murs, Jessie Ware, Caroline Flack, and Ladyhawke. Music videos include 3 Words with Cheryl Cole and Will i Am, Every Night I Say A Prayer with Little Boots, and the official Coca-Cola music video with Mark Ronson for the London 2012 Olympics. She has also worked on numerous London and Paris fashion week events, for fashion brands including Anya Hindmarsh, Antipodium, Alice Temperley, and Charles Anastase.

Gemma
Basri

Senior Stylist

With around 14 years of experience in the hairdressing industry, Gemma is an accomplished cutter and a talented colourist. She began her career working in busy London salons, before a break of several months to travel the world opened her eyes and heart to the creativity of East London. Most recently she was based at Vision, formerly of Shoreditch, joined The Drawing Room as a Senior Stylist.

Gemma has continually invested in her skills, training with Goldwell, L’Oréal, Wella and Redken. She has recently completed a Redken Masters and is expert in creative colouring, foiling and artistic team cutting. She is also trained in nanokeratin permanent blow dry. Inspired by fashion and individual style, she loves the transformation of hairstyling, whether that’s achieved through a simple trim or a complete style change.

Hector
Pera

Stylist

Trained in leading Shoreditch salons, including Radio and Foster London, Hector has gained more than five years of experience in assisting and hair styling since he arrived in London from his native Spain. He is a talented cutter and much in demand for his skills with blow-drys.

In addition to salon work, he has acted as assistant to renowned hairdressers Paul Merritt and Riccardo Andrenacci, as well as his brother, Oskar Pera. Hector has assisted for British and Russian Vogue, Volt magazine, and on George Michael’s White Light music video.

George
Connoley

Stylist

After getting a taste of hairstyling at a boutique salon in Kingston, George enrolled at the highly regarded Sassoon Academy in Mayfair. After graduation he gravitated to the buzz of East London, first working at Vision and then Radio, before joining The Drawing Room.

George has styled at London Fashion Week on the Toga and Nicole Farhi shows. He has assisted Oskar magazine shoots for Mo and French Shoot. He has a keen interest in the fashion industry and especially enjoys the experience of contributing to its creative presentation.

Poquito

Dog

Lacking in talent when it comes to hair styling, but relentlessly passionate about retreiving a thrown stuffed animal, Poquito makes occasional appearances to entertain our clients and give them a good sniffing. As gentle as he is tiny, Poquito is a much loved fixture of the Spitalfields and Shoreditch hair salon scene.