Page Boy with Darren Lacken

  • Let Darren show you how he created his winning look for the International Wella Trendvision award.

  • Learn how to perfect the classic cut with simple, easy to follow guidelines.

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About the masterclass

Learn how to cut one of the world's most iconic and classic cuts: the page boy. Taking inspiration from the 1970s style sensation Joanna Lumley whose portrayal of Purdey in the New Avengers led to her haircut being dubbed the famous 'Purdey Cut', the international award-winning creative director Darren Lacken will demonstrate how to achieve the short precision of the geometric page boy haircut in this not-to-be-missed one-hour online class. This class is designed to guide you through every stage of mastering the techniques and skills needed to perfect this look. Darren will give you tips and hints to ensure that you'll know how to assess whether this cut is suitable for your client and how to make sure it flatters their features. Darren's Purdey Cut is one of his winning looks that led to him becoming International Trend Vision champion. This simple, easy-to-learn format coupled with Darren's exquisite teaching strategies will enable any level of hairdresser to master this classic cut in next to no time and supply you with the skills needed to move on to the next level of your hairdressing career. 

About Darren Lacken

Artistic director and owner of Crow Street Collective, Darren Lacken is an award-winning creative stylist with over 14 years of experience, clear creative vision and expertise. As a L'Oréal ID artist member and platform artist, Darren has worked all over the world on editorial and fashion shoots which include London, Paris and Milan runways. He has been named an Irish all-star and has won many photographic awards as well as recently being placed as runner-up n the European Hair Championships in Paris.

You can be sure that the hairdressing techniques and skills you'll learn from Darren will leave a lasting mark on your professional hairdressing career.


Wella International Platinum World winner
Wella Trend Vision Image Award
L'Oréal colour trophy next generation
L'Oréal colour trophy (runner-up)