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Power Bobs with Panache at Andre Chreky in Washington, DC

April 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Women’s hair in Washington has always gotten a lot of attention−often of the misguided sort. In the classically male-dominated political game, ladies with clout tend to be picked apart for their coif more than their policies. Remember the hoopla over Sarah Palin’s big bangs and high-rise… (more)
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Thinking Outside the Bob at Bang Salon in Washington, DC

January 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Emma Lazarus’s poem “The New Colossus” is engraved on a bronze plaque inside the Statue of Liberty in New York. Over 130 years after Lazarus wrote it, her famous words remain a welcome call and symbol of freedom to the downtrodden around the world. “Give me… (more)
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Have scissors, will travel at Frédéric Fekkai at The Brazilian Court

February 5, 2012

PALM BEACH, USA – New York and Palm Beach might as well be sister cities–the high-end fashions, socialite-and-starlet crowds, and great beauty expectations of the streets of Manhattan long ago invaded the tropical byways of Palm Beach, a popular beach escape for well-heeled New Yorkers. And if you happen to… (more)
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Cool, commitment-free cuts at Rudy’s Barbershop

September 1, 2011

WEST HOLLYWOOD, US – I readily admit it: I have a hard time staying faithful. To a hairdresser, that is. Sometimes I’ll hit on a stylist that cuts my hair with inspiration and I think I’m ready to settle in for a long-term commitment. But inevitably, I’ll grow restless and… (more)
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Beijing hair gets a British branding at Toni & Guy

May 18, 2011

BEIJING, CHINA – British hair salon chain Toni & Guy claims to be “the most powerful hairdressing brand in the world.” I’m not exactly sure how one might wield hairdressing power (lobby the U.N. for more humanitarian hairstyling missions?), but at least in the case of Toni & Guy, there’s… (more)