I am CHRISTOPHER GRATTON... #iamchumba


Continuing on our regular get to know our #hairnuts Stylist series... we’re now going straight to the top shelf and profiling one of our not so secret weapons. Please meet Christopher Gratton, we call him the ‘Big Gun’.

He is the quiet thoughtful leader of our freakishly great Creative Team and mentor to all of Chumba stylists. We all regard him as our blessing, he is our heart and soul.

Mr Amazing, Chris Gratton is a living legend in Melbourne Hairdressing.  Possessing a simply incredible skill set, our 'Soulman' has zero weaknesses and unmatched strengths. Chris really is absolutely our Best of the Best of the Best - he's ranked the #1 Stylist in our company. If you want the all-in-one Freaky Great Stylist just choose Chris. We all love him without reservation and you will too if he gets his magic hands on you.

He can be found rocking Windsor or Earthing himself in his country retreat of Warragul.

Chris is a Hair Magician, Chris is the Cream of the Crop, Chris is a Chumba Lifer, Chris is Chumba.

Let's get to know Christopher...

Q: So... what part of Australia are you from??

A: Raised in Yeppoon Qld so really a beach country fellow at heart.

Q: How many friendships have you ruined because you refused to play a game of Monopoly mercifully?

A: Haha many I presume.

Q: If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be?

A: The ability to bring forward the truth and to bring forward the best qualities of people for the good of all. Lol listen to me...hysterical

Q: If you could trade places with any other person for a week, famous or not, living or dead, real or fictional, with whom would it be?

A: Mother Nature to really feel the truth of creation and existence.

Q: Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer?

A: More of a gatherer but when the moment requires more than adept at being a fierce hunter.

Q: What do you think about when you’re alone in your car?

A: The expanses and intricacies of life. Is that not what we all do?? 

Q: Describe the colour yellow to somebody who is blind.

A: Imagine lying on a beach of soft lush sand with the rays of the sun warm against your skin, the smell and sound of the soft breeze with the subtle taste of honey on the lips......this is the colour yellow.

Q: What do you work toward in your free time?

A:The creation of balance on all levels of the individual to create a more rounded life. Enjoyment of the simple things.

Q:What are you known for?

A: That I care for all and everything, doing everything well to the best of my ability.

Q:Who inspires you?

A:Hmmm....this changes constantly. Presently, Iris Van Herpen: couture designer who has an amazing philosophy towards innovation and inspiration. First to use 3D printing in couture.

Simon Sinek: motivational speaker and marketing consultant. Grounded, real, appropriate view on our present professional and personal world.

And an Instagram artist I follow 'Unskilledworker' the use of colour palate and emotion is just simply moving.