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A regular stylist for You and Your Wedding, Brides and Wedding Magazine’s, with countless front covers to his name, Gustav has quickly become recognised for producing sensational bridal looks.
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Gustav Fouche is one of the most sought-after hairstylists in London. Creating looks for red-carpet and runway shows, editorial shoots and TV commercials, South African born Gustav has been in the business since 2003 and renowned for his fresh cuts, gorgeous up-do’s and immaculate blow-dry’s. Stylist to the stars, he’s worked with the best designers, magazines, VIPs and celebrities including Kate Hudson, Gal Gadot and Leanne Rimes whilst styling hundreds of weddings all over the world. A regular stylist for You and Your Wedding, Brides and Wedding Magazine’s, with countless front covers to his name, Gustav has quickly become recognised for producing sensational bridal looks. He is the master behind BRIDES, The Show, leading the team that styles the catwalk and a frequent guest speaker at events, offering demos, trend insights and expertise on all things bridal. Jetting all over the world for his bridal clients, including numerous VIPs such as designer Jenny Packham and celeb Peter Andre’s marriage to his wife Emily, Gustav now has a whopping 500 weddings under his belt. Famed for his creative flair and adding a modern twist to beautifully classic styles, Gustav has firmly established his status as the go-to stylist for brides and celebs alike. Having worked with top designers Oscar de la Renta and Matthew Williamson, as well as bridal designers Caroline Castigliano, Sassi Holford and Suzanne Neville, Gustav is the must-have stylist on set for campaign shoots, runway shows and private VIP events. Gustav has won numerous awards and accreditations including Bridal Stylist of the Year in South Africa, he’s worked with world-famous photographer Rankin and is currently one of the bridal and red-carpet educator for Wella UK.
Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Wedding: April 2018
Condition of Hair
The one When I first saw Gustav my curly hair was in a shocking condition. A local hairdresser had recommended a relaxing type treatment to better manage the curls. This ...
Married in June 2018
Wouldn't have dreamt of having my hair done by anyone else Gustav was the obvious choice for my wedding as his reputation is outstanding and he was so clearly as excite...
Married in July 2018
I would say that Gustav was the best hairdresser you could ever wish for on your wedding day but he was so much more than just a hairdresser - he was on hand to help out ...
Married in December 2017
I was lucky enough to have Gustav prepare my hair over three days for my wedding that was in Capri, Italy this past summer. September 2017. I had one hair trial with him...
Married in December 2017
When I booked Gustav for my wedding, I had no idea that it would be so much more than a fabulous hairstyle he would give me. From the very beginning with the trial to my ...
Married in July 2016
Limewood Hotel 7 July 2016 Sophie Nicholls:
“From the moment Gustav walked in the door he brought with him such a fun and relaxed yet professional vibe into the room. With his fabulously chatty personality, Gustav...
What is your most memorable wedding?
My sister. Weddings are always the most special when you share in the emotion. This is something i strive for with every one of my brides
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Modern, Classic with a twist, Red-carpet
What about your business are you most proud of?
We deliver on our promise and that is to make you look and feel, your most beautiful.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Get as much help as you can. You want to sit back and enjoy the day, while other people take care of you.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Home made brownies, i love something sweet.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
I am not just a hairdresser, i consider myself as a wedding stylist. Once i have done the hair, i look after everything else. I will help you get into your dress, make sure the flowers are taken out of the water. I stay with you till you walk down the ilse. Making sure your dress looks amazing and giving you those kind words of calm, just before the doors open. Once the ceremony in over, i help the photographers in styling the photos, where to hold your boqouette a helping to adjust where people stand. A wedding is a team job and we all help to make your day the best
What do you love most about your job?
The people i get to work with.
What is your No. 1 beauty tip for a bride?
If you are happy with the way you look, don't change what you do to your skin or hair hair, as no one wants a surprise before the wedding day.
How do you keep the bride feeling calm on her wedding day?
I believe this is something you either have or dont have. All my brides have told me how calm i am and how that calms them down. I don't know what i do but it just happens.
What advice would you give to brides to stay looking great throughout their wedding day?
If you are unsure if your style will old, get your hair stylist to stay with you. I do this for so many of my brides. I refresh and keep the style looking amazing all day long.