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20th Anniversary Events List: specials, discounts, and workshops

POSTED: 11/26/14 4:37 PM


The history of Parlor…

In 1994, salon culture had changed dramatically from its original form. Salons used to be a nexus for conversation, a unity of different perspectives in a creative space, but this ideal had disappeared admits the boom of salon industry. Parlor, founded by Gwenn LeMoine in 1994, set out to reignite the emphasis on culture and conversation in the salon experience. And she succeeded!

Parlor & Free People’s Night Out

POSTED: 11/15/14 6:02 PM


Parlor and Free People teamed up this year in New York City for the Free People Holiday Night’s celebration at the Rockefeller Plaza, hosted by Victoria’s Secret Angel, Martha Hunt. It was a beautiful evening showcasing the season’s hottest looks. The Parlor Beauty Squad provided the “Hair Bar” where we taught guests how to create gorgeous styles of their own.

Aveda and Nepal

POSTED: 11/7/14 10:39 AM


  Do you know the story behind our green paper gift sets? In the beautiful, elevated landscapes of Nepal, Aveda has partnered with communities who use the ancient art of lokta paper. These families are nestled between the peaking mountaintops. Their homes, the inspiration for our holiday makeup each year. Their values, an inspiration for … Continue reading Aveda and Nepal

Picture Perfect: How Close Our Stylists Can Replicate Your Inspiration Photo

POSTED: 08/31/14 10:15 AM


The nervous anticipation of scheduling a transformative hair appointment can weigh on anyone, especially if  the “look” you’re going for is hard to describe in words. We put one of top stylists Cristina Vince to the test by providing her with an inspiration photo from Aveda’s latest fall collection and then having her replicate the color … Continue reading Picture Perfect: How Close Our Stylists Can Replicate Your Inspiration Photo

Parlor Visits Arrojo’s Graduating Class

POSTED: 06/18/14 4:00 PM


The nervous energy of finding a niché that fits like a shoe goes unparalleled. It’s a sense of belonging. Parlor owner Gwenn LeMoine and Team Lead Stylist Amanda Amabile went to Arrojo’s cosmetology school and spoke with the graduating class (who have definitely already found their niché) about what to expect when working in the bustling beauty … Continue reading Parlor Visits Arrojo’s Graduating Class

Get To Know The Artist: One Night Only Jennifer Longworth’s Parlor Exhibition

POSTED: 06/17/14 8:28 AM


It’s time to plan this evening’s outing and tonight it’s all about stopping by Parlor’s East Village location to get a dose of Jennifer Longworth’s artwork. Raised as a New Yorker, Longworth creates a natural beauty and elegance in her art that explores landscape and time. The show will feel intimate, yet laid back enough to stop by after pulling on your favorite washed-out … Continue reading Get To Know The Artist: One Night Only Jennifer Longworth’s Parlor Exhibition