Erika Harding

Erika Harding is the owner of ArchiTexture, a full service day spa and salon with art gallery, located in historic downtown Ventura.

She is a stylist with almost twenty yearsí experience in the trade. She has received recognition from the community and her colleagues throughout her career including numerous consecutive awards as Ventura County's "Best Hairstylist" and "Best Colorist" in the annual Ventura Reporter readers' poll which asks readers to freely write-in their area favorites -- local businesses, personalities, and service providers -- in various categories from arts to music.

In its first year of operation, ArchiTexture was named second best salon in Ventura County in 2006 by the readers of the Ventura County Reporter, in 2007 was named Best Salon and second best Art Gallery.

In addition to her extensive experience as a hair stylist, Harding has also worked as a make-up artist, educator, and platform artist. Currently, she is part of the ghd Directive Team.

Hardingís resume also includes providing hair and makeup for various fashion and bridal shows as well as for independent films and print photo shoots for publications including Your Wedding Day, CYH and Ventura Life & Style. Most recently, Harding served as a hair stylist with Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios, part of Fashion Week L.A. 2007.

She worked on runway shows for collections by Dina Bar-El, Literature Noir, Christian Audigier and others. Her expert opinion has been cited as a source in trade publications including Salon News.

An active member of various business organizations including The Ventura Chamber of Commerce, Harding is also a member of National Association of Catering Executives (NACE) and Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC).

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