MEET OUR TEAM

Our talented and experienced stylists are excited for you to come to our beautiful studio and to create your dream hair.

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Aleesha Darke

Our Creative Director Aleesha, although born and bred in Northern NSW, she considers herself a Gold Coast local after relocating here 21 years ago.

Aleesha had a dream to create a beautiful space not like the normal salon environment, where like-minded, creative individuals could collaborate and run there own businesses while still being inspired - and so The Society Collab was born......

 Living her passion and perfecting her skills for the last 15 years. She is a creative and talented hairstylist, known for her beautiful and  lived in blondes, and effortless blowouts and waves. Her skills don't stop there, She loves creating effortless, modern hair for brides and clients and is a self acclaimed "Up-style Queen" being a multi-award winning Bridal & Event hairstylist. She was awarded No.3 Bridal Hairstylist in Australia at the Australian Bridal Industry Awards 2015, TOP 3 Queensland Bridal Hairstylist in 2018 and 2014 and also a finalist for 9 years consecutively.

In her spare time you can find her enjoying the small things in life, camping with her husband exploring our own backyard, spending time with her family, swimming at her fav spot in Brunswick Heads or enjoying a vino with friends.

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Donna McClymont

Our amazing Donna, commenced her hairdressing career 26 years ago on the Gold Coast, where she very quickly gathered her swag of skills and immigrated to London where she trained with the renowned UK Salon group Mahogany, eventually being promoted to the manager of their prestigious London Salon.

When the owners of Mahogany announced collaborating with Australian hairdressers to open a Sydney salon - People, Donna saw this a great opportunity to return home and further her career in Australia, where she worked for 7 years training and managing staff.

Donna is a specialist of her craft, she has impeccable attention to detail and has continued to develop her skills as a precision cutter and stylist. She has had hairdressing experiences most stylists would die for - Hair director on "Australian Idol" 2006-2008 and "Australias Next Top Model" 2007-2008 and  "X Factor" 2011.

In her spare time Donna loves socialising with friends, reading, wining and dining, cinema, and learning spanish.