Akira Yamada
Hair Stylist/Hair Artist. Born in Japan.
He was originally trained as a hair artist at Vidal Sassoon. After working for a couple of hair salons both in Japan and in London, he started his career as a hair stylist.

In 2009, he moved to London and worked mainly for editorials, such as GARAGE, CLASH, Roller Coaster. He did hair styling for celebrities and artists, such as Sam Smith, Daisy Lowe, Porter Robinson. From 2011, he served as the 1st assistant for Angelo Seminara (Streeters) for 3 years. 
From 2014, he joined Milan collection and Paris collection for Dolche&Gabbana, Louis Vitton, Missoni,
Prada, Valentino as a member of Guido Palau's team. 

move to Japan in 2015, he started working in Japan. He excels in making sophisticated and elegant forms and silhouettes. from 2018 moved to NY.

In Japan and NY, he works mainly in fashion magazines, such asVogue, Elle, WWD, GQ, also L'officiel . His is expanding his horizon working with Gigi Hadid and actors and artists, such as, Snail mail, Parquet Courts, Daisy Lowe. He also works for catalogs for Giorgio Armani, ADIDAS, Swarovski, Tiffany, THE OUT SET, UNIQLO.
He speaks Japanese and English. He enjoys weight lifting TV game, and visiting museums  in his free time. He works in various media including movies and magazines. 

Selected Works

Fashion Shows involved in
Dolche&Gabbana, Dries Van Noten, Escada, Junya Watanabe, Jason Wu, Jw Anderson,  Kenzo, Louis Vitton, Marc Jacobs, Maison Martin Margiela, Missoni, Praval,  Prada, Ralph Laurent, Valentino, Valentino(haute couture),Versace,Victoria Secret, Y-3, Zegna,H&M, 

Vogue taiwan/ Elle indonesia/ GQ UK/ GQ JAPAN/WWD(Japan)/ PAPER/ L'officiel Thailand/ Glamour Hungary/ Arena Homme +(Korea)/CLASH/Roller Coaster/Cosmopolitan Serbia/Marie Clair hk/ Grazia Bulgaria/ CRACK/Fucking Young/FAULT/Notion/
Nylon(Japan)(Mexico)/Petits Luxes/L'officiel Singapore, Mexico, /L'officiel Homme Thailand/ Luxuary Guide book/ All hollow/Pen/ Suitcase/The Ones 2 watch/The WILD/ Wow Magazine/ Tirade/Vatra/ VISION/Volume/ Zine magazine (Taiwan)



Chloe 60th anniversary at ISETAN Shinjyuku

Mise mono go yeah at SEIBU shibuya

SUPER Yhoji Yamamoto at aoyama store

Kishin Shinoyama Kairakunoyakata at Hara Museum

Actresses,Actor,Kabuki Actor, Talent, Artist, Singers
Gigi Hadid/Snail mail/Lucy Ducus/Hannelore Kunts/Daisy Lowe/Daniela Pestova/Far East Movement/Foxes/Ftse/Javedon/Micheal Clark/NeonJungle/James Jirayu/Porter Robinson/Sam Smith/Tadanobu Asano/Kazumi Kurigami/Jyaru /Hiroshi Fujiwara/and more...



Kat Irlin, Brendan wixted, Matallana, Eniko Szucs, Alina Negota,Andres de lala,Ash Kingston,Yoshihito Sasaguchi,Chikashi Suzuki,Kishin Shinoyama,Ko-ta shouji,Olgac Bozalp,Takanori Okuwaki,Hiroshi Manaka,piczo,Rokas Darulis,piczo,Leslie Kee,