Ellen Wille: 2014 Hair Icons Recipient

Ellen Wille started out selling alternative hair solutions in 1967 after her studies in the fashion metropolis of Paris in a small retail store in Frankfurt, Germany. Her vision grew above and beyond.

Ellen is the founder and creative head of the Nr. 1 German commercial enterprise for alternative hair solutions. A trendsetter, she blazed a trail in Europe, America and all other continents and enjoys an impressive legacy in the world of alternative hair solutions. Thanks to her unfaltering entrepreneurial spirit and her keen fashion sense, Ellen Wille was successful in creating her own brand “ellen wille” and today is often mentioned in the industry along with names such as Raquel Welch and Eva Gabor.

Her numerous hair solution collections have found worldwide acclaim for their perfection, quality, highest comfort, and natural look, with the fashion-forward styles and the fascinating color shades receiving the highest praise. Most recently, Ellen’s Hair Society Collection won two awards for the lightest wig and the most beautiful collection at the 2011 World Congress of Hair Solutions in Paris.