Cutting Edge Design Winners

2014 Q1

SOTO - Salon on the Ohio Cincinatti, OH

Owner: Anastasia Kim Blair

SOTO is an 8,000 square foot re-design and expansion of an existing salon dating back to 1991. Located along the Ohio Riverfront and servicing all of the Greater Cincinnati area, SOTO now employs 16 styling stations with the capacity for an additional 10 stations. The contemporary look also includes a Cafe Corner, Color Bar, Blow-Out and Braid Bar, Brow Bar, Custom designed private service suite, and a complete Spa experience from nails to make up and massage therapy.

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2013 Q4

Salon De Cinzia Newton, MA

Owner: Nancy Clairmont & Cindy Rossi

Salon De Cinzia is owned by Nancy Clairmont and Cindy Rossi, two sisters who have incorporated their passion to make people look and feel beautiful into their business. The owners' vision coupled with their goal to provide clients with the best of personalized, creative and innovative services - and a continuous process of reinvention, inspiration and education - landed Salon De Cinzia the reputation as one of the fastest growing salons in North America.

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2013 Q3

Salon Concrete Red Bank, NJ

Owner: Christine Zilinski

Takara Belmont is pleased to announce to selection of Salon Concrete of Red Bank, NJ as the winner of our Cutting Edge Design Salon of the Quarter competition for the third quarter of 2013. Salon Concrete is a 2500 square foot space located in the trendy urban setting of Red Bank, NJ.

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2013 Q2

Salon Bisoux Alexandria, VA

Owner: Philippe and Krista Depeyrot

Takara Belmont is pleased to announce that Salon Bisoux in Alexandria, VA has been selected as the winner of our Cutting Edge Design, Salon of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2013. Salon Bisoux is a new salon located in a 1700 square foot space in an urban enclave in the city of Alexandria, a suburb of Washington D.C.. It is the first salon for husband and wife team Philippe Depeyrot, a stylist by trade; and colorist, Krista Depeyrot, who answered the following questions for us about their salon.

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2013 Q1

W Salon & Spa Coral Springs, FL

Owner: Steven Weiss

With calming and modest music echoing throughout the main section of the salon, the checkout and booking area separates the Zen-like atmosphere from the stress of the outside world. From design to implementation, the 8-month process proved to be a success after only 3 weeks with incredible client feedback. “If you build it, they will come” is the driving philosophy behind Steven Weiss’s immense success.

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