Ted Gibson is one of the most sought-after editorial, runway, and celebrity hairstylists in the business. His work has appeared in publications such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, People StyleWatch, W, and Allure and backstage at runway shows such as Chanel, Prada, and Dolce and Gabbana. He is also a huge influence and presence at New York spring and fall Fashion Weeks, styling some of the top American fashion designer labels including Pamella Roland, Carmen Marc Valvo, and Lela Rose. Ted is perhaps most known for toiling over the tresses of top celebrities including Brie Larson, Lupita Nyong’o, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Debra Messing, Angelina Jolie, Saoirse Ronan, Hailey Baldwin, Priyanka Chopra and many more.
Considering his background, it’s not surprising that Ted’s incredibly successful salon in New York’s Flatiron district is frequented by models, actresses, fashion and beauty insiders, and influential women who love its modern vibe and discreet, down-to-earth flavor of chic. As the resident hair guru on TLC’s What Not to Wear, Ted was also responsible for the participants’ life-changing makeovers.
Born in Texas and raised in a military family, Ted moved from one exotic location to another, living in Germany, Hawaii, and Japan. This experience opened a whole new world for Ted, as he learned at an early age to appreciate the beauty of different cultures. Upon returning to the Lone Star State, Ted followed his passion and pursued his dream career.
An influential style maker, Ted is a regular contributor on The Today Show and Good Morning America. He has also appeared on Oprah, The Insider, Inside Edition, Entertainment Tonight, The Early Show, FOX News, CNN American Morning, The Rachel Ray Show, Dr. Oz, and ABC News.
Ted recently released STARRING, his long-awaited new collection of hair styling products. The collection consists of five products formulated with conditioning meteorite dust and have already been heralded by Vogue, WWD, and People magazines.
Today, Ted divides his time between working with clients, managing his salon, and creating new products. His career as a fashion, runway, editorial, and celebrity stylist continues to thrive, taking him around the world where the beauty of different cultures and the excitement of new projects continue to inspire, challenge, and fulfill him.
Interviewed by Winn Claybaugh, this beauty industry leader promises to inspire.