Avian King is a bicoastal (Los Angeles/New York City), qualified professional freelance session hairstylist and groomer, styling and cutting hair for hair and runway presentations, celebrity clients and appearances, advertisements, beauty, editorial, and motion.
An artistic team member for internationally acclaimed stylist Vivienne Mackinder for 5 years, and a traveling member of Angelo Seminara's team since 2013, Avian continues to expand her knowledge and follow her passion for continued education. Having the privilege of with working with amazing artists, she has assisted and worked under Angelo Seminara, Vivienne Mackinder, Thomas Dunkin, and Martin Christopher Harper.
Avian has had her work featured in print and online for publications such as Esquire Singapore, Kuhl Magazine, Vogue.com, Marie Claire, Elle UK, Schon, Seventeen, Paper Magazine, Relapse, Bambi Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Satellite Journal, 20/20, Bella, and 35mm magazine, as well as for online editorial publications The Coveteur, and Refinery29.
Having the privilege of working backstage at New York Fashion Week since 2009, she has styled hair for shows for Carolina Herrera, Oscar de la Renta, Anna Sui, Stella McCartney, Mugler, G-Star Raw for Pharrell Willams, Erin Fetherston, Jenny Packham, Katie Gallagher, Houghton, Carlos Campos, Timo Weiland, Project Runway, Trina Turk, Veronica Beard, Harbison, Highland and Bibhu Mohaptra.
Avian has worked with a list of clients including GAP Factory, New Balance, Burning Torch, ECKO, Sergio Rossi, Carmen Marc Valvo, G-Shock, Polo Ralph Lauren, Reformation, Showtime, Saks, Refinery29, The Coveteur, Baldwin Denim, Garnier, as well as work producing large scale hair shows for beauty brand Davines.
When she's not on set, Avian takes haircut and extension clients in studios around the country, in New York, LA, and Seattle.