Hey Mr. DJ
TIGI Catwalk global creative director Nick Irwin turns up the charm and the music.
Most embarrassing song on your iPod?
“Do Ya Think I’m Sexy” by Rod Stewart—but only because it’s got a good disco bass-line that I use for sampling!
If you hear __ on the radio one more time, you’ll explode.
I really can’t stand James Blunt.
Which celeb would you most like to make over?
Major style difference between the US and England?
The UK deﬁnitely used to be much edgier than the US, but I think they’re pretty much on par now.
Most annoying part about travel?
I’m a good cook.
Top three things on your bucket list?
Jump out of a plane; visit Tibet; watch my children grow up to be healthy and successful.
Friends would describe you as __?
What made you become a stylist?
My dad, because I was getting into too much trouble at school.
First thing you do when you wake up? Biggest difference between the beauty business today compared to when you began?
Open my eyes.
Last thing you do before you go to bed?
Greatest piece of advice?
Kiss my daughter goodnight.
Never stop learning.
If you weren’t a hairdresser, what would you be?
“Withnail & I.”
Where do you ﬁnd inspiration?
Most beloved possession?
From my team.
Best part about being in the beauty industry?
My rare left-handed Panerai watch.
You moonlight as a DJ—what songs do you play to get the crowd going?
Traveling the world and working with beautiful people.
as told to Alyson Osterman-Kerr
Illustration: Jaison Wilson
Anything by Prince.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of LaunchPad - June 2012