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American Crew have announced the 26 winning entries for American Crew’s All Star Challenge 2016. With an impressive 400 entries Nationally, men’s stylists and barbers from across the country cast, cut, styled and shot their way to the top of their game.

Judged by an All Star Crew comprising Education Manager Phoenix Thomson, All Stars (education teamsters) Chris Dunkley, Lino D’Adderio, Mark Rabone and Gary McKenzie – voted top educator ‘Global All Star of the Year 2015’ by his industry peers – and National Marketing Director Cristobal De la Rubia – the deliberation was epic. Each entry was reviewed according to technical precision, artistic expression, originality of the style and cut as well as the execution of photographic brief.

On 6 MARCH 2016 the 26 winning entries will be formally announced to industry and media at a exclusive event hosted at the All Star Academy in Collingwood. With vintage barbershop stylings, plenty of ice cold Stella Artois and Moscow Mules, and a live fashion show showcasing this season’s top looks, the crew will be fed, watered and vibing! Guests will party to DJ Dhanjo spinning cool beats. The Australian Country Winner 2016 will be announced at the end of the event. The winner will compete in the global All Star Challenge Competition, with the 15 global finalists jetting to Paris, to shoot with American Crew’s founder David Raccuglia, to then participate in the iconic Style Master Show 2016. Global finalists are announced 16 MARCH 2016.

– TJ