Martin Cole - Owner

Martin's career in hairdressing started by working in Picton at Beyond The Fringe.  He did move to Australia for a year and worked at a small boutique salon over there, but moved back to Blenheim and continued to work at Beyond The Fringe.  He then became manager there. 

The opportunity to purchase a business along with his wife came up and the pair have not looked back, originally named Kwaafyoor, the name was changed to the current Vamp Hair Studio.

He has now been hairdressing for the past 16 years.

Martin's spare time consists of mainly outdoor activities.

Sarah Cole - Owner

Sarah left high school at the age of 17 to work at Kwaafyoor Hair Design where she worked for 8 years. She completed her apprenticeship through Premier Hairdressing College in Wellington.
She then had the opportunity to purchase the salon with husband Martin and changed the name to Vamp Hair Studio, putting their sense of style on the business. She has now been hairdressing for over 10 years.
Sarah specialises in Wedding Hair and Makeup as well as Hair Extensions and enjoys all other aspects of Hairdressing.
She has taken up photography as a hobby, you can view her work on the Vamp Photography by Sarah facebook page and in her spare time she enjoys jazz, burlesque and hip hop dance, and also spending time with friends and family down the sounds.


Has been hairdressing for 8 years - she has a real passion and natural flare for it.

Originally at Beyond the Fringe in Picton she moved over to Sydney and worked as a senior stylist at the Star Casino for 2 years before moving home and settling back in Marlborough.

She love spending time with her family and loves the outdoors, whether it be a quiet beach walk with her dogs or an adrenaline filled ride on her moto x bike. 


An eager apprentice who went straight from school exams into training for dream career. She has a real passion and determination towards learning the right skills to become a great hair stylist. Her main focus this year are blow waves, mens haircuts, colouring/foiling and assisting Sarah with wedding hair.

Erin has grown up alongside music including solo and group performing of singing and acoustic guitar. She's always keen for outdoor activities especially her weekend cruises on her motorbike.