With an unequalled talent for creating looks that shatter the parameters of conventional styling, hair pioneer Danilo is the creative force behind many major aesthetic shifts in pop culture. From haute couture to multi-million dollar advertising campaigns, Danilo's influence is unparalleled, and his individuality and ever-evolving vision keep him in constant demand both behind the scenes and in front of the camera.
Danilo has created iconic looks for major television hits, award winning movies, music videos, advertising campaigns, and fashion runways from New York City to Milan to Tokyo. His list of collaborators include Thierry Mugler, Vivienne Westwood, John Galliano, Oscar de la Renta, Viktor & Rolf, L.A.M.B., House of Field, Baby Phat, and Zaldy and his list of movie credits includes box office smashes like Mars Attacks!, Jungle Fever, Erin Brockovich, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and Frozen.
From Gwen Stefani to P!nk, the world’s most glamorous and influential musicians and performers regularly call on Danilo to create their distinctive styles. The list is forever expanding, and includes Penélope Cruz, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson, Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel, Scarlett Johansson, Amanda Seyfried, Rooney Mara, Kristen Stewart, Dita Von Teese, Debbie Harry, Kylie Minogue, Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry. In addition to his legendary music video and live performing arts work, he has worked backstage at high-profile events such as the VH1/ Vogue Fashion Rocks Awards and the AIDS Life Ball in Vienna since its inception.
Danilo has lent his revolutionary aesthetic to some of the most original advertising of the past twenty years. He designed the purple bottle-shaped hairdo for the Absolut Au Kurant campaign and sculpted the ice-like hair worn by Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell for the Absolut Versace advertisement shot by legendary photographer Herb Ritts. His collaborations have appeared in the relaunch of Louis Vuitton as well as campaigns for Pantene and CoverGirl. Danilo has received innumerable awards across film, video, advertising and hair styling that celebrate his talent and ability to push his unique vision forward.
In the ever-‐expanding reach of his talent, Danilo has been hired as a trend consultant for Matrix, Redken, John Frieda and Oribe salons. Danilo is also a celebrity stylist global ambassador for Proctor & Gamble’s Pantene line and works closely with this legendary hair institution to create innovative products for hair care and styling. In 2016, Danilo was named “Hairstylist of the Year” by three separate publications - Women’s Wear Daily, Variety and InStyle. Danilo's artistic contributions are matched in time and talent only by his contributions to the multitude of charities in which he is involved, including all twenty-seven years of the Life Ball and annual benefits for amfAR, DIFFA, PETA, Pantene Beautiful Lengths, and the Pediatric AIDS Foundation.