- Simon Salon
874 Lexington Avenue, 212-717-2060
Every time Catherine Deneuve is in town, Paris-trained Simon Sabag does her hair. Who can argue with that? Indeed, a trip to his salon is like leaving Manhattan behind for a very short, restorative trip to the seizième. His daily blow-dry regulars (including Jean Doumanian) often come with bodyguards—the jewelry, of course—but his blonde highlights, applied with a knife, are the work of an old master.
Best Hair Salon for Blondes
From the 2004 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).