California phenom makes a home in Kips Bay, where fashionable chicks can slap down a pair of twenties in exchange for fashion-model-quality locks. DryBar's secret is that it keeps it simple. No c... read more
Elizabeth Street throwback opens shop in midtown. Mahogany walls and leather thrones welcome alternatives to your cramped apartment bathroom. Full barbershop, though specialties are shavings of the... read more
Craving hipster hair? Require that slightly disheveled look? Rudy's is for you. West Coast chain heads east, settles at the Ace Hotel. Vintage barbershop aesthetic, with tip-top industrial design. ... read more
Venerable name in the beauty biz brings signature style to posh Midtown spa. Facials, nail care, hair, and body treatments help prepare stylish New Yorkers for events big and small. Hotel location ... read more
The second right coast location of California phenom makes a home at Le Parker Meridien, where fashionable chicks can slap down a pair of twenties in exchange for fashion-model-quality locks. DryBa... read more
The hotel barber shop enters the modern age. Le Parker Meridien does the hosting, SHARPS gents handle the snipping. Subway tile and marble for comfortable, masculine vibe. House brands run head... read more
Serious pampering for the gents. Hair cutter to the stars Julien Farel joins forces with the shaving compulsives at Hommage to create super-lux penthouse atelier. Ditch your jacket and shoes, g... read more
Hair god Paul Labrecque's Midtown outpost in the ultra-exclusive CORE club easily his best. Intimate salon has just two cutting chairs, and a couple of Picassos. Access to the club's rotating membe... read more
From former pres of the men's division at Paul Labrecque, finally a salon that understands the coarser sex also has right to a double C-note haircut. Patrician MoMA-side location in Paul McCartney/... read more
Cutting curly girls since 1984. Flagship of what's become a mini, kinky empire of de-frizzing gels and franchise salons. Midtown digs light and airy with McMansion touches: sconces, faux-snakeskin ... read more
Shear star Blandi's home base is a warm Tuscan villa amid so much Mad Ave gray. Wrangler of luxurious manes from Alba to Witherspoon, terra cotta salon is known for its fresh, flattering cuts and f... read more
Big-box hair salon known for trend-sparking cuts (Phoebe Cates' punky crop, Karen Elson's bob) and über-popular product line (Brilliantine, Surf Spray). First picked up the shears in 1977; dro... read more
W-T m.o. is "looks can kill": gigantic flagship location of bona-fide stylist Edward Tricomi and colorist Joel Warren leaves no detail behind. Sumptuous Cleopatra's palace-inspired décor is ... read more
Swinging Sixties salon now a global institute. Sassoon's revolutionary mod-chops for the likes of Mary Quant, Mia Farrow turned "hairdressers into haircutters." Shear-houses worldwide stay true to ... read more
Fake 'n bake salon brainchild of pasty English girl married to a ballroom dancer, who "understands what it feels like to be super-white" when everyone around you is orange and cha-cha-ing. Her sign... read more
Martial Vivot Salon Pour Hommes' Green Room promises a starlet-worthy countenance. Stylists and aestheticians run the gamut of cleansing, toning, and contouring to bring out the beauty in the Y chr... read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
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Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...
Sleek spinning studio became a mini-chain in a snap. Addictive clas...