A high-fashion stylist and educator with 17 years of experience under her belt, Paloma has an enviable list of clients, ranging from celebrities to leading fashion titles (including Vogue, Elle and Marieclaire) that seek out her expertise for interviews and photoshoots. Paloma is the Oribe editorial ambassador for Australia, and helps translate the latest hairstyling trends from the runway to real life.
“I’m a big believer in working with the hair’s natural texture to give my clients the perfect ‘wash and wear’ cut, with lived-in ends that don’t look like they’ve come straight out of the salon.”
A celebrity and editorial colourist with 15 years experience, Ash has been dubbed 'The Blonde Whisperer' by Harper's Bazaar (she does amazing pastels, too). After training alongside celebrated colourists in LA and NYC, Ash now combines innate technical skills and colour knowledge to offer her guests dramatic changes while maintaining the integrity of the hair.
"By studying skin tone and facial structure, I can customise each colour to enhance my guest's individual style."
Art Director & Senior Colour Specialist
From colouring and cutting to styling, Zoia is an all-rounder — not surprising considering she has trained with Paloma for the entirety of her nine-year hairdressing career. Zoia has particular expertise in colour; she loves big colour changes, free hand balayage, and creates the best brunette.
“Not to be too dramatic, but the bhave Smoothe Keratin Therapy has changed my life, and I love sharing that gift with my guests.”
Art Director & Senior Colour Specialist
The salon’s unofficial blonde queen, Sami trained with Paloma and has worked alongside her for eight years. Sami has a reputation (the good kind) for her highly detailed colour work, and her guests love her baby-fine highlighting, multi-dimensional haircolour, and seamless balayage.
“My favourite thing is creating hair colour that replicates what the sun does naturally to the hair.”
Style Director & Colour Specialist
Sora is on the forefront of Korean fashion and beauty. With 11 years of experience, she is a whiz at colour, from natural shades to high voltage blondes (and she makes it look easy), and her world-class cutting skills run the gamut from razor-sharp precision to textured perfection.
“I like to create sculptural styles that combine traditional hair styling techniques with a deconstructed modern edge.”.
Art Director & Colour Specialist
Originally from the UK, Chloe has more than 10 years experience. Naturally outgoing, she enjoys consulting with her guests and creating hair that works for their lifestyle and personal style (she will also share her at-home care tips). Chloe is a pretty great men’s cutter, too.
“I trained at Vidal Sassoon in London, so I have a thing for bob styles – teaming them with balayage and highlights really makes the cut pop.”
Stylist & Colourist
After five years training alongside Paloma, Athena has built up her own list of loyal guests who count on her for effortless hair (she's also an Australian Fashion Week regular). Athena has an eye for seamless highlighting and beautiful balayage, and is a whiz at long layered cuts, blowdrying and styling.
"I get really excited about creating personalized styles that complement a guest's unique face shape and lifestyle."
Part Time Coordinator & Makeup Artist
In addition to ensuring our guests feel comfortable, Meggie offers makeup appointments every Saturday. Having worked as a makeup artist for nine years, including at fashion week shows for By Johnny and Ginger & Smart, Meggie loves nothing more than helping guests find a beauty look to complement their new Paloma hair.
"My signature makeup look is enhancing what's already there, with skin that looks healthy, even and radiant."
Salon Manager & Lead Front of House Coordinator
As the first point of contact for our incredible guests, it's not surprising that Amelia possesses a bright, can-do attitude. Her job is not an easy one, but Amelia's natural leadership and organisation skills ensure that the salon runs smoothly and everyone is happy.
"I will literally do almost anything to ensure our guests have an amazing experience—it's my number one priority."