The Modern Barber Awards 2023 Winners Announced!

Published 15th Oct 2023 by Sian Jones
Modern Barber celebrated the best businesses and individuals in the barbering industry at the Modern Barber Awards 2023 at Omeara London on Sunday, October 15.

The Modern Barber Awards recognised outstanding customer service, treatment delivery and innovation, and this year saw not only a record number of entries but an outstanding quality of work and creativity from all entries – proving that the future of barbering is in safe hands.

The awards were judged by independent industry experts, and were presented following welcome drinks and bowl food at Omeara London. Jayne Lewis-Orr, Executive Director and Sian Jones, Editor of Modern Barber magazine hosted the ceremony and guests enjoyed the post-awards party until the early hours.

Introducing the awards on the night, Sian said:

“The Modern Barber Awards are an amazing opportunity for us all to come together and celebrate the talent in our incredible industry - the people and businesses that help maintain standards, inspire others and move barbering forwards. This year we saw a record number of entries and an outstanding quality of work and creativity – proving that the future of barbering is in safe hands. With that in mind, tonight is about celebrating those who display outstanding professionalism and embody the innovation and care that are synonymous with barbering.”


The full list of winners:

Best All Round Barber

Sponsored by Denman Professional

Josh Lamonaca, MENSPIRE Academy


Best Apprentice

Sponsored by ANDIS

Yasemin Hassan, Woolf Kings X


Best Business Leader

Sponsored by Captain Fawcett

Natalie Cresswell, Cresswell Barber Co.


Best Client Experience

Sponsored by NHBF

West and Hunter Gentlemen's Grooming Club


Best Photographic Image

Sponsored by STMNT Grooming Goods

Ainsley Joshua Walton, HAR SESSIONS


Best Shop Interior

Sponsored by Salon Supplies



Best Team

Sponsored by Vagaro

Cresswell Barber Co.


Best Training

Sponsored by AMERICAN CREW



Community Hero

Sponsored by Murdock London

Keri Blue, Human First

To see the full list of finalists for the Modern Barber Awards 2023, head here.
Sian Jones

Sian Jones

Published 15th Oct 2023

Sian is Editor Modern Barber and Deputy Editor Hairdressers Journal International. She has over ten years’ experience writing for print publications covering Youth & Children, TV & Entertainment and Lifestyle. Sian graduated with a degree in journalism, and whilst studying was nominated for the Guardian Digital Journalist of the Year award in 2011.

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