About Matt FugateMatt Fugate has become one of New York City’s most sought-out hairstylists known within the industry for his precision in master razor cuts and gravity defying blowouts. Matt left his hometown of Seattle and his beloved Seahawks nation after being recruited by the legendary Sally Hershberger to be her protégé.
He has honed his skills under some of the industry’s most prestigious stylists, including Vivienne Mackinder, Orlando Pita and Sally Hershberger, and become one of the industry’s brightest rising stars and a stylist to watch.
His dynamic charisma and expertise has made Matt a regular fixture on the pages of Allure, Cosmopolitan, InStyle, Teen Vogue and The New York Times. Matt has been featured in Allure’s annual "Best of the Best" directory three years running for Best Blowout in New York City. Cosmo named him "Top 10 Sexiest Hair Hairdressers in the Country." He also regularly appears in segments on NBC, CBS, Allure’s "Beauty 101," and Teen Vogue’s "How-To" series online sharing expert advice to maintain gorgeous hair year round and tips and tricks to get the latest trends.
Matt has worked for top designers during New York Fashion Week, including DVF, Prabal Gurung, Naeem Khan, Carolina Herrera, Public School and many more. He has also worked on an impressive roster of celebrities including Blake Lively, Claire Danes, Brooke Shields, Tracy Anderson, Karlie Kloss, Hilary Swank, January Jones, Lea Michelle, Jessica Stam, Gerard Butler, and Mark Ruffalo.
Matt is currently at Serge Normant Salon in New York City and resides in the Financial District with his two favorite clients—his lovely Aussie wife, Laura, and their Shih Tzus, Thor and Loki.