News & Awards

2017 NATVA Gold winner, 2013 Wella Trend Vision Gold winner, ten-time nominee and 2008 winner of NAHA, Shirley Gordon is a magnet for leading hair and fashion publications, including Modern Salon, American Salon, Salon Sense, Essense, In Style, Allure. Her work has also appeared in major ad campaigns for Clairol and Wella. These prestigious accomplishments and awards solidify her name as one of the top influences in the hair industry.


Strands Education: Handpainted Hair with Wella Freelights

Shirley Gordon taught a course on the bayalage hand painted hair color technique using Freelights by Wella Hair at Progressions Salon in Rockville, MD. 60 stylists were in attendance from the … Continue reading

Wig Launch Party

In July 2016, Shirley Gordon celebrated the launch of her Wig Collection with a fabulous runway show and soiree held at Blind Whino in Washington, DC. Learn more at! … Continue reading

Shirley G Wig Collection on Fox 5 News
Shirley G on Fox 5

Shirley Gordon was recently featured on Fox 5 News in the morning in Washington, DC. She showcased her favorite wigs and gave style and care advice. Watch the feature online!

Continuing Education: Shirley at Sassoon Academy

Shirley prides herself in continuing her education!  This provides her with fresh new ideas and allows her to present different techniques to her clients.  Most recently, she participated in a … Continue reading

Shirley Gordon at the International TrendVision Awards 2014
Bronze! North American TrendVision Awards

Shirley Gordon competed in the Wella Professionals 2014 North American Trend Vision Awards (NATVA) show in Los Angeles, CA on July 20th, 2014 where she won the Bronze Awards for Color. Winners of this prestigious competition were … Continue reading

SP LuxeOil by Wella
Wella SP LuxeOil Collection

Shirley Gordon is the brand ambassador for Wella’s new SP LuxeOil Collection. SYSTEM PROFESSIONAL LUXE OIL uses a reconstructive Transform Technology that benefits hair inside and out, while protecting it … Continue reading

Shirley Gordon 2014 NAHA Submission
Shirley G’s Wig Collection

Shirley has started her custom wig collection. Whether you’re in need of a wig due to medical reasons or you just enjoy having the option of easily changing your look, … Continue reading

Shirley Gordon at Intercoiffure Spring Symposium 2014
Intercoiffure Spring Symposium 2014

Shirley Gordon is the newest addition to the Intercoiffure American Canada Artistic Team with Mary Brunetti, Director of the Artistic Team, Sherri Jesse & Faatemah Ampey. She presented the “Spring 2014 … Continue reading

Mrs. Karen Clark Sheard, Grammy Award winning singer, musician, and songwriter. Styled by Shirley G. for the BET Honors Awards, February 8, 2014 (Washington DC)
The Look: Mrs. Karen Clark Sheard

Mrs. Karen Clark Sheard, Grammy Award winning singer, musician, and songwriter. Styled by Shirley G. for the BET Honors Awards, February 8, 2014 (Washington DC) Oribe Shine Light Reflecting Spray Shine light. … Continue reading

Captivating Images – Cut & Color Class

On January 26 – 27, 2014 Top Wella Educator Shirley Gordon instructed Captivating Cut & Color class as part of her Education series. She taught hand painted color techniques using Wella’s … Continue reading