Charles Worthington London: About Us


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Our History

Over 30 years ago Charles opened his first salon in Charlotte Place, with his partner Allan Peters, sister Jane and one other stylist. Over the years Charles Worthington London Salon has grown in size and reputation to become one of the most prestigious and renowned hairdressing names in the U.K., whilst still remaining a family business. Originally trained as an architect, Charles has won the industry’s most prestigious accolades, developed an award-winning portfolio of products sold worldwide, styled A-list celebrities for red-carpet events and collaborated with some of the best names in the fashion and beauty industry.

Charles Worthington London - Charles Worthington and Partner 30 Years Ago

Awards & Television

Charles Worthington is regarded as an international hair authority. With a successful TV career and the author of four books, he is one of today’s most influential and respected hairdressers.

Fellowship for British Hairdressing Lifetime Achievement Award (2015)

Awarded MBE for Services to Hairdressing (2006)

Fellowship Hairdresser of the Year (1998)

Men’s Hairdresser of the Year (1998)

British Hairdresser of the Year (1996 and 1998)

London Hairdresser of the Year (1993 and 1994)

Charles Worthington London - Charles Worthington with an Award

Red Carpet & Fashion

The official Hair Stylist to BAFTA (British Academy Film and TV Awards) for seven years, and having styled celebrities for Cannes Film Festival (2002), Golden Globes Awards (2001-3) and the Academy Awards or ‘Oscars’ (2002-4), Charles Worthington has become the red carpet destination Salon.

Fashion and beauty go hand in hand, and Charles Worthington Salons has a long-established heritage. Since the first fashion show partnership with Betty Jackson in 1988, Charles and the Creative Team have collaborated with Erdem, Roksanda Ilincic, Christopher Raeburn, Matthew Williamson, Peter Som, Anthony Symonds, Pringle, Julian Macdonald and J Maskrey on catwalk hair both at London and New York Fashion Weeks, as well as styling some of the world’s most iconic model’s.

Charles Worthington London - Charles Worthington Red Carpet Photo

Celebrating CW

In 2017 we celebrated our 30th Anniversary. Take a glimpse behind the scenes.