The night I said to INXS - No we won’t come partying with you I need to get up in two hours and go to work.

Our Story

We have worked with world renowned photographers for Vogue, Harpers Bazaar and Elle in Milan, Zurich, Sydney, London and Munich. And we have worked with celebrities including Cindy Crawford, Naomi Watts, Cate Blanchett and Elle McPherson. 

Bundle this experience and you have Devereux & Villiger – hair, makeup and beauty. We absolutely love what we do and we love being home in the Waikato, bringing the world of beauty to you.

We are centrally located in beautiful Casabella lane and easily accessible for our clients.

Michelle Devereux

Beginning her career in Sydney, Michelle began by doing makeup for fashion magazines such as Vogue. During this time she built up a portfolio of beautiful fashion and beauty shots covering everything from high fashion editorial, forecasting new beauty trends, to makeup for the latest ad campaigns for the likes of: Country Road, Witchery, Sportsgirl, Westfield, David Jones, Australian Wool Board and Kenzo perfumes.

Michelle also worked with a range of fashion designers such as Colette Dinnigan, Jayson Brundson, Leona Edmiston and travelled to many exotic destinations such as Morocco, Tunisia, Milan, Rome, London, Singapore, Hong Kong, Egypt, Hawaii and Thailand, to shoot these campaigns.

RUNWAY: Milan, Rome, Australian and New Zealand Fashion Weeks; Smashbox Team Leader New Zealand Fashion Week 2008-2016.

Eric Villiger

After winning ‘New Zealand Hairdresser of the Year’ early in his career, Eric moved to Australia where he opened his own salon, Undercover, in central Sydney City. During this time he ventured into freelance work for the likes of Mode Brides, Cleo, Elle, Dolly and Vogue. After building his photographic portfolio, Europe beckoned and he relocated to Milan. The next few years were a whirlwind of work for magazines such as Italian Vogue, Grazia, Interview and then moving to Munich to do hair for advertising campaigns for La Perla, Nestle, and L’Oreal to name a few. Eric has also worked on many music videos such as Annie Lennox and Fine Young Cannibals, and also celebs like Danni Minogue, Bryan Brown, Rachel Ward.

RUNWAY: Milan, Rome, Australian and New Zealand Fashion Week.