Laura and Larry met in the year 2000, Laura worked for many years as a lingerie, print and branding designer before a converstion between the couple in 2016 which resulted in them joining forces and meshing Larry's incredible hairdressing career and Laura's design experience together. Laura has designed the branding and interiors as well as designing packaging for each and every formula for Larry King Haircare. She runs the behind the scences of the business along with Larry. Laura and Larry feel incredibly proud of the brand they have built so far and they feel very lucky to have such an incredible team around them.
Larry has built a portfolio that is evidence of his innate ability to work across the board from fashion, celebrity and music. He regularly contributes to magazines such as Vogue, GQ, Another Man, Arena Homme, Vanity Fair and Tatler, shooting with world renowned photographers such as Venetia Scott, Alasdair Mclellan, Mariano Vivanco, Boo George, and working with the a broad range of celebrated individulas including the likes of Jared Leto, Gigi Hadid, Natalie Portman, Courtney Love, Karlie Kloss, The Delevigne Sisters, Chris Hemsworth and Tom Holland to name just a few. He has lead hair on several shows including Ralph and Russo couture, Erdem and Roksanda and brings his own salon team to execute a fashion show. Larry brings a warm and reassuring energy to his session work that lifts and enlivens the team on any shoot.
Larry, along with his wife and business partner Laura, opened a flagship salon in South Kensington in January 2017 which was swiftly named London’s Hottest New Salon by Tatler, Number One Salon 2018 by Harper’s Bazaar and Best London Salon for a blow-dry by the Telegraph. Followed in 2019 by a second salon nestled just off of Westbourne Grove in a beautiful mews, and a further space in Hotel De Paris in Monaco. Based on the ethos “a social life for your hair”, the salons are based on un-intimidating luxury and offers clients a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere and appointments with its hand-picked stella team that includes award-winning colourists and stylists who are well regarded as some of the best in the world. Larry and Laura pride themselves in providing a happy and progressive working environment for their team. Team Larry King has been at the forefront of the return of curls with their Curly Hair Remedy and believes working with and understanding your natural texture is the best way to achieve a luxurious finish. The team delivers cool, effortless hair that is as individual as it's clients.
In November 2018, Larry and Laura launched Larry King Haircare to showcase Larry’s haircare heroes that he’s been mixing up behind the scenes and using on clients for years. Created with the demands of his clients in mind, Larry King Haircare consists of a range of multi tasking hair heroes that combine efficacy, innovation and sustainable packaging whilst looking and smell great. Larry King Haircare is now stocked in Britain's most iconic department stores Selfridges, Liberty, Harrods and Harvey Nichols, as well as online beauty powerhouses Cult Beauty, Flannels and Beauty Bay. It is also stocked globally in David Jones, Adore Beauty, Lane Crawford, Douglas and Laconicum.
If you are looking to start your career as a hairdresser in one of London's top salons, further your career or work behind the scenes, we are always keen to hear from passionate individuals who are keen to join a dynamic team.