After graduating from the original Aveda Institute in Minneapolis, Isaac moved to New York City where he joined the famed “Hair Police,” a salon famed for their pioneering in alternative style, specializing in hair extensions and dreadlocks. After many years of mastering his technique, Isaac gained a coveted apprenticeship with one of Broadway’s leading wigmakers, where he focused on learning the age-old craft of wig making, design, styling and application.
Isaac opened his own design studio, “Wigbar,” which quickly became one of New York’s premier go-to studios for wig making and hair design. Isaac’s work has been shot by renowned photographers including Steven Meisel, Jim Fiscus, Terry Richardson, Dale May and Aaron Cobbett.
Isaac also designed and created custom wigs for the acclaimed “Museum at FIT exhibit featuring style muse Daphne Guinness’ private collection of iconic fashions including Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Christian Dior and Valentino one of a kinds. Isaac designed and created “found object” wigs for the Off-Broadway production of “Cornbury, the Queens Governor.” His work can also be seen in artist Lorna Simpson’s fine art photography exhibition “Recollection” exhibited at the Walker Art Center and the Brooklyn Art Museum.
Isaac has worked with fashion houses Chanel, DKNY, and Bebe. His television credits include: featured wig expert on MTV’s “Made,” “Make Me a Supermodel” and Tyra Banks’ “America’s Next Top Model.” He has created looks for “RuPaul’s Drag Race” as well as styling the likes of Snooki, JWoww and Sarah and Nikki on MTV’s “Sara and Nikki Live.” He was also recently featured in Allure magazine.