Laura Polko has been a hair stylist since graduating from cosmetology school at the Aveda Institute in 2006. She began her career working primarily in salons, including Ted Gibson and Pipino Salon. Living in downtown New York and having spent some time embracing the young, fun, creative energy that surrounded her, she began to focus on freelance session styling, doing fashion, editorial, celebrity and advertising work.
Laura has worked on fashion week for many years, on teams and also as the lead stylist. Recent work includes music videos for Justin Timberlake's ‘Mirrors’, and Beyonce's video for 'Pretty Hurts.’ Her editorial work covers Italian Vogue, Allure, Rolling Stone Magazine, Galore, Teen Vogue, Glamour, Marie Claire, L’uomo Vogue, among others, while some of her celebrity clients have included Ashley Benson, Lindsey Vonn, Josh Groban, Vanessa Hudgens, Hannah Bronfman and many others. Lastly, Laura's portfolio also includes advertising work and campaigns for Wildfox, Saks Fifth Avenue, J. Crew, Ikea and Alloy. www.laurapolko.com