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18/03-11   -   Press releases

ghd Announces KATY PERRY as New Face in Global Partnership

Music Superstar announces multi-year collaboration with professional hair styling brand leader ghd

World leading professional hair styling brand ghd announces the signing of music sensation Katy Perry as the new face of the brand. Working in close collaboration with indisputably one of the most talented women in music today, the association will kick off over the next few months with an exciting new multimedia global brand campaign recently shot by world renowned photographer David LaChapelle.

"Katy is the epitome of modern fashion and styling. Her unique, ever changing looks are the envy of style devotees around the world. Katy completely embodies ghd’s spirit of female transformation and empowerment, as she is recognised as a cutting edge style icon unafraid to push fashion and beauty boundaries. Sassy, stylish and sexy, Katy is the perfect partner for ghd," says Paul Stoneham, Chief Executive Officer, ghd.

“I´m so excited to be working with ghd, especially using their tools on my California Dreams Tour to get me stage ready. ghd products have a reputation of being the best products in the biz, and I like being associated with that. I´m very excited to reveal the styles I did with legendary David LaChapelle in the upcoming ghd campaign. Keep your eyes peeled for it!" shares Perry in regards to the announcement.

Rounding out the partnership, ghd has signed to become an International Tour Sponsor for Perry’s forthcoming “California Dreams 2011" tour, and plans to involve its talented professional hair stylist ambassadors in concert-related events throughout the world.

For additional information in the USA:
Alle Fister, BOLLARE on +1.310.246.0983,

For additional information in the UK:
Shine Communications on + Katie Davies,
1 Hardwick Street, London, EC1R 4RB
or Rose Hernu,

Notes to Editors:


• ghd is always written in lower case and stands for “good hair day".
• ghd is an iconic British, professionally endorsed hair styling brand, available only through exclusive premier salons, and a few select retailers.
• ghd reinvented the professional hairstyling tool market ten years ago with the launch of its ground breaking styler replacing flat irons, hair straighteners and curlers with a professional styling tool designed for salon use that could also be used easily by women at home.
• ghd recently launched their new Gold Series range of stylers in 3 sizes.
• 2011 sees ghd celebrating its 10th year of transforming the way women style their hair around the world.
• ghd was awarded Best Hair Styler for the 8th year running at the InStyle Beauty Awards on February 1st 2011
• Heralded as the ‘Aston Martin of Haircare’, ghd was named best styling tool at the 2010 Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards, as voted by their readers
• Resources:
The official ghd website
ghd on Facebook
ghd on Twitter
ghd on YouTube

Katy Perry
Katy Perry has cemented her status as a best-selling superstar with the global success of her second studio album, Teenage Dream, which debuted at #1 in 8 countries. With her third single, "Firework," spending four weeks at #1, she becomes the first female artist in 11 years to score three number one singles from the same album on Billboard´s Hot 100 ("California Gurls" reigned for 6 weeks, while "Teenage Dream" topped the chart for 2 weeks). This follows on the heels of her multi-platinum debut album, One of the Boys, which had generated four hit singles: "I Kissed A Girl," "Hot N Cold," "Thinking of You" and "Waking Up In Vegas." She wrapped up 2010 in style with 4 Grammy nominations, including one for "Album of the Year." Katy just kicked off her California Dreams Tour in Europe this month, and will make stops in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, North America and beyond. Fourth single, "E.T.," featuring Kanye West, is in the Top 10 at iTunes, and a video, directed by Floria Sigismondi, will be released soon.

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1 Hardwick Street
London, EC1R 4RB, England

  0207 100 7100

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