William De Ridder, along with his educators, makes up the most talented hairdressing academy in Belgium.
William De Ridder is national champion and international award winner. Some of the awards he received are The Wiener Stephan Dom, the Golden Hand, and many more international awards.
After this successful period it was time to change to the field of fashion where the talent
Was used to create consumer fashion. The perception for visual adaptation and the concept of the “TOTAL LOOK” didn’t go unnoticed and is the key factor for the success of his creations.
William’s creations and skills are used by Belgian fashion designers and Top photographers, he recently signed for Nicky Vankets one of Belgium’s top designers.
William has a leading position within the Belgium hair federation ; as one of the creators of the Belgian national fashion releases.
He is artistic creation team member of the I.C.D World Pool artists.
His academy provided first class instruction in the art of hairdressing at top international shows in Paris, Milan, Barcelona, Lisbon, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Montreal, Toronto ,Vancouver (ABA) San Juan, St-Petersburg, Moscow, London , Berlin ,New- York(IBS)just to name a few.
The William De Ridder styles are seen on covers and are published in many hair and fashion magazines such as Canadian Hairdresser, Tocado, Pelequleras, Top Hair, American Salon, Estetica, Passion etc.
The William De Ridder academy are Belgium’s most respected international awarded hair designers and are in demand for top international fashion events. Honored with the USA International Beauty Award, the Canadian ABA Beauty Award, and the Profile Best International Team Award.
The William De Ridder Academy signed with the distributers of Paul Mitchell Belgium and Luxembourg as Artistic director and his academy serves as one of the training bases for their brands