Originally from Denver, Colorado, Charlie has over twenty years of hairdressing experience under his belt. He studied under the tutelage of world-renowned stylists Guido, Serge Normant, And Eugene Soulieman. His scissors have taken him to the world’s most glamorous fashion capitals, such as Milan, where he worked for runways shows of Prada, Miu Miu, and Dolce & Gabbana, and in New York, where he styled Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, and Marc Jacobs runway models.
An award-winning stylist, Charlie is also the lead stylist for celebrated fashion designers, including Jeremy Scott, Peter Som, Catherine Malandrino, and Matthew Williamson. The decorated hairdresser had been nominated for the International Stylist of the Year an astonishing five times by the Canadian Mirror Awards. In 2002, he was named International Stylist of the year. His other awards include five nominations for the North American Hair Styling Awards, Master Stylist of the Year in 2007, and North American Hairstylist of the year in 2002. He owns a salon called Click in Denver, where he lives with his family and boyfriend.
Charlie is one of the contestants in Bravo TV’s Shear Genius. This second season of the reality show features 12 gifted hairstylists from all over the country who vie for the ultimate title of ”Shear Genius.” It also looks at what happens behind the scenes of competitive high-end hair styling.