Allen Wood was born and raised in Seattle, Washington and later moved to New York City to establish a career in the fashion and beauty industry. After two years of millinery apprenticeship, he went on to pursue a career in hairstyling. His path began with schooling at The Aveda Institute, which launched into a now decade-long career at Bumble and bumble Salon and University. His kick-start at Bumble began with a rigorous apprenticeship, which has since evolved into a multifaceted position. He now cuts and styles in the salon, acts as a lead styling educator, and works as an editorial stylist. Allen’s true passion – styling – has grown from experiences such as styling for Paris Fashion Week and keying shows for New York Fashion Week. His love for the craft continues to grow as he regularly styles for editorial photoshoots, videos and major fashion publications. Having collaborated with designers such as Altuzarra, Comme des Garçons and Tibi, Allen’s diverse client list goes on to include Bobbi Brown and Smashbox Cosmetics, as well as publications ranging from Nylon Magazine to The New York Times. Known for his efficiency and attention to detail, clients love Allen for his timeliness, ability to adapt on set, and creative eye.