WHO IS THE
WHAT OTHERS SAY!
Sorgiovanni is one of Australia's very best. In this site you will be
able to explore the brilliance of this world champion hairdresser and
discover the techniques and styles of a world champion.
Sorgiovanni or as he is commonly known “Sorge”, is an accomplished
hair stylist/designer with extensive experience in salon management,
training and developing innovative techniques which constantly push the
boundaries of hair styling and design. With an enduring number of years
experience in the hairdressing
industry, Sorgiovanni has achieved distinction as an international hair
stylist and has competed in major hairdressing championships.
Antonio styles the
hair of many radio and television personalities as well as his
photographic work being published nationally and internationally in
editorials and pictorials in many popular magazines. Sorge is an expert
in colour formations and has worked alongside major colour companies
contributing his innovative and educational ideas. He is highly
experienced in up-to-date cutting techniques mastering in Oriental, Afro
and Western hair types. He also specializes in razor cutting and all
facets of barbering, in which having a strong foundation has provided
him with refinement in today’s styling.
brings to the industry his razor cutting techniques which have impressed
many of the industries peers and mentors. Sorgiovanni’s invention made
its national debut at Hair Expo Australia in 2002,where he was named the
“Razorman” by Anthony and Sue Wynne-Hoelscher. Sorge’s
presentation generated an enlivening response and a standing ovation.
of Sorge’s techniques in particular, the Ribbon Technique, which
thickens hair beyond 33% has been globally documented and recognised by
the Confederation Mondiale de la Coiffure (C.M.C), and the Confederation
of Artistic and Technical (C.A.T) a subsidiary of the C.M.C. Sorgiovanni
is the first Australian to be documented for an educational technique
that will benefit all and has been invited to educate this technique
throughout all their international colleges.
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Razorman is a World Cup Champion, ranked number two in the World
Hairdressing Festival Championships from 1996 – 2000 and was awarded
Honorary Grand Class Champion for 2000 – 2002 (bi-annual) at the APHCA
World Hair Olympics.
Since 1986, Sorge has competed in over 90 Hairdressing Championships
covering all categories and levels of competition: State, National and
International Championship events.
In 1993 Sorge became involved in competition judging and progressed to
the level of Green and Gold Judge achieving International Judging
status. He was also Chairperson of Judges in Western Australia for seven
years and is currently a National Member of the Australian Board of
achieves high rankings, including:
Team Member) individually.
Team (Australia) in
the World Hairdressing Festival Championships, Bangkok Thailand 1994/96
First Place (Australian
Team Member) in the World Hairdressing Festival Championships, Bangkok
Thailand 1996/98 (Biannual).
Ranked No 2 from
1996 to 2000 in the World Hairdressing Festival's International
First Place (Australian
Team Member) Classical Cut and Hair Styling.
First Place (Australian
Team Member) Progressive Cut and Hair Styling APHCA World Hair Olympics
held in Perth Australia in 2000.
Class Champion for
his appearances include:
Invited to represent Australia in Sorrento, Italy for the C.M.C and
C.A.T in Estetica Internationale Couture Gala Show Winter Release 2005
Invited to the World Premiere of summer release in Paris for fashion
in February 2005
Obtained qualifications in Management, Assessment and Training
Urban Accent release show
Hair Expo education cut for Makarizo
Judging the IHS (International Hairdressing Society) State Championships
the Most Progressive Couture Theme Award "The Oscar"
Front Cover SCOOP Magazine
Developed a further 11 razor cutting techniques
Show Demonstration: Hair 2002 HIS, Burswood Casino Perth
Razor Cutting Workshop: Aphrodite Hair & Beauty, Mandurah
Men’s Styling: Joico Workshops, Sabre Corporation
Razor Cutting Demonstration: Aphrodite Hair & Beauty, Mandurah
Miss Italia Quest, Australia Session Work: DeLorenzo,
Hair Expo: Culture, Look’n’Learn Razorman Allstar Show, Sydney
World First International Debut of own Razor Cutting Techniques
Demonstrated the Biolonic
Creative Ion Stand
All day Razor Cutting Workshop, Joico Sabre
Men’s Grooming Workshop, American crew
Motivation & Business Building: Aphrodite Hair
& Beauty, Mandurah
Ribbon Technique documented globally by C.M.C and C.A.T in
Couture Gala Show and Competions, Naples, Italy
Australian Team Stage Leader
Winning Australia the Most Progressive Couture Theme award
Global recognition (C.M.C & C.A.T) and documented: Ribbon Technique
(thickens hair beyond 33%)
Session Work: Fashion Week Perth – Viviens Model Search
Advanced Cutting Demonstration: Aphrodite Hair & Beauty,
Razorman Show: IHS guest artist, Fox Studios, Sydney
Razorman Workshop: Joico, Sabre Corporation
Razorman Advanced Razoring: Intercoiffer Goldwell
Burswood Show: Public Presentation of Razor Cutting for industry
Joico Workshop demonstrating Razor Cutting
Intercoiffure Razor Workshop
Joico Men’s Workshop
Joico Advanced Razor Cutting Workshop
Guest artist for lifestyle program Sweet & Sour, Channel 31
Joico Show and Presentation: Schwarzkopf Proffesional All Day
HIS City Forrest Chase Public Exhibition for (Can for Kids)
Cancer Foundation Fundraiser
Show Demonstration: Hair for Intercoiffer, Geraldton
WHAT OTHERS SAY!
Roche – Rare Education New York USA
the new innovative techniques, Antonio Sorgiovanni is the professor of
Woess – National Training Manager Schwarzkopf Professional Australia
“Antonio Sorgiovanni is
a pioneer and true ambassador of our industry”
Jhally – Jas International, WA President IHS
attitude towards his clients and his craft is driven by an underlying
dedication that goes beyond his commitment to the industry, and inspires
us all. This passion is exemplified in his state-of- the-art razor
Ernest Grady -
Owner / Director of House of Ernest.
"In the past razor cutting was considered damaging. This opinion I
believe was stated by people unable to use the razor. However Sorge has
changed the image of razor cutting through his world class techniques
and great styling finish"
Simon Katzer -
"Antonio is a
thriving bright light in our industry, as a world class master of his
Shane O'Riley -
High Fashion Photographer
closely with the top hair stylists in Australia, Antonio sets new
standards through foreseeing future fashion trends and delivers them
with true artistry and immaculate finish"
INSTYLE - The magazine for the
hairdressing professional. May/June 2005
about Sorgiovanni’s Ribbon Technique have been featured on the same
pages as Robert Lobetta, Trevor Sorbie and Vidal Sassoon, reinforcing
that his Techniques are revolutionary, influential and bring a new
approach to Australian hairdressing.”