Explore the latest trends and skills in runway styling with UNITE’s Creative Director, Gary Baker. This intensive training will prepare you with the knowledge and creative techniques that you need to join the team backstage. All attendees who take this course will be invited to be a part of the UNITE Pro Team at New York Fashion Week. The exclusive experience is not only a noteworthy portfolio builder, but it will give you the opportunity to network with stylists, models and designers, work on all hair types in a high-pressure environment, have your work potentially featured in top-tier media placements, and learn the need-to-know trends six months before they go mainstream.
*Approx UNITE NYFW Working Dates: September 7-13
We are offering two locations for this class: Carlsbad, CA and New York, NY. Either class will make you eligible for NYFW. You are currently on the page to purchase your ticket for the New York Class.

September 5-6, 2023

Class Location: New York Makeup Academy

29 West 38th Street

New York, NY 

Duration: 2 Days

What Is Runway Ready?

  • Gift With Purchase

    You will receive the following full-length educational videos with your purchase of your Runway Ready Ticket to help you prepare for the many techniques that you will use backstage.
    $100 Value
    - Style It - Chinese Staircase
    - Boxer Braids
    - Curl It - Part 2
    Once Fashion Week is over you will also receive UNITE tv for 1 month for FREE!
    $1000 value

  • What You Get

    - Go from the classroom to backstage
    - Get out of your comfort zone and get comfortable working on ALL hair types
    - Become an international hairdresser working at the iconic Fashion Week
    - Get your work featured in some of the largest fashion magazines in the world such as American Salon, Us, and Elle Magazine.
    - Grow and catapult your career at this once in a lifetime opportunity.


Gary Baker

Creative Director

Londonite Gary Baker is an award-winning, internationally recognized session stylist, educator, and platform artist. His impressive career spans more than three decades, during which he has established himself technically and creatively in the art of hair on set, backstage, and behind the chair working with A-list celebrity clientele such as the royal family. He applies his experience and knowledge of the industry to his role as Creative Director for UNITE Hair. Gary can be found in the studio/academy sharing his inspiring and innovative techniques, working on brand campaigns and traveling the world creating show-stopping looks at Fashion Week.