Toronto-based Rocky Vitelli (@rockyvitelli) is no stranger to the limelight. With more than 25 years of experience, Vitelli has served as a trailblazer for innovation in the professional beauty industry and has toured the world over educating and giving stage presentations. Inspired by fashion, he is driven by the philosophy that hair has a direct influence on the success of an overall look. Vitelli is known for creating haute couture looks onstage that can be easily translated into edgy off-the-runway styles. As a Farouk Systems Global Artist and international educator, Vitelli produces progressive haircuts often used in editorial and in trend collections. Some of his accomplishments include being a four-time Canadian Hairstylist of the Year and styling for numerous high-profile events like New York and Toronto Fashion Week as well as the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants.
For a look at what a typical week in Vitelli’s life looks like, scroll through:
TUESDAY, AUGUST 22
Packing and getting ready for Cancun!
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23
At the airport awaiting takeoff.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 24
Early morning jog. I work out every day at my prerequisite time of 6:00 am.
I always hit the gym for early morning workouts no matter how busy I am.
Enjoying my post workout coffee
FRIDAY, AUGUST 25
What a great time! A Nelly concert and VIP party to kick off the Farouk Systems Global Conference.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 26
Back at it! Early morning jog at the Moon Palace Resort.
Time for press! Social media taping with media.
More backstage prep. I love this braided style.
Onstage rehearsal and editing.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 27
The very glamorous CHI Royal Treatment presentation.
So honored! Accepting the award for Show Artist of the Year!
Farouk thanking me. This was the highlight of the Farouk Systems Global Conference for me.