Expert: Howard Barr

Howard Barr John Frieda Creative Consultant
Creative Consultant, John Frieda

John Frieda is proud to have revered talented celebrity stylist Howard Barr serve as its Canadian Creative Consultant. Howard is a skilled professional, whose work has been applauded by the fashion industry’s most respected publications, including Flare, Fashion, Harpers Bazaar, Rolling Stone and Vogue. He brings with him years of international experience, including work with A-list celebrities, such as Drew Barrymore, Heather Locklear, Bette Midler, The Rolling Stones and Charlize Theron.

Howard joined John Frieda¬ís renowned editorial team in 2006 as the Canadian Creative Consultant for the John Frieda Professional Haircare division of KAO Brands Company.  

Howard began his career at age 16 in London, England, where he apprenticed with the Steiner organization before moving on to join Toni & Guy, working at their salon while teaching at their high profile academy.  After honing his skills in London, Howard worked as a freelance stylist in L.A. for more than a decade, travelling the globe to build his portfolio

In addition to his role at John Frieda, Howard runs his own Howard Barr Studio located on Queen St. West, in downtown Toronto.