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148 Spring St., 2nd fl., New York, NY, 10012
nr. Wooster St.
My Special Day
By gerberjen on 1/29/2012
I went through several trials at several salons before deciding to get mine and my bridesmaids hair and make up done here for my wedding. We took over the place for half a day and got pampered with chocolates and mimosas. The perfect antidotes for the stress of the occasion. Liz did our make up. What a wonderful person. I trusted her blindly, after verifying of course through her own appearance and trials. Couldn't have been more right. It was timeless and elegant. Adrienne and Mary did our hair. This is where we got a little more daring, combining Adrienne's fashion background and Mary's fine taste that contributed to my image of soon to be Mrs. Oppenheimer!!!!! Can't wait for the arrival of my bridesmaids day for a repeat of the event!!!
By janefergs on 6/12/2011
I couldn't resist asking my daughter about her new Jennifer Aniston like hair do when i saw her. She told me she went to The Drawing Room New York, she handed me a business card and told me to ask for Alex and Clyde. Though I myself opted out of getting a Jennifer Aniston style, I can't thank them both enough. Alex gave me the most beautiful highlights of my life. It is edgy enough for me but still easy to adapt to my lifestyle. Ombre highlights (hottest hollywood trend) which Clyde then complimented with great layers that fall perfectly even on a bad hair day with the use of the right styling product that he recommended. Trust these guys and the only thing you'll regret will be that you didn't meet them earlier!
The Walking MoMA! Best Hair Cut And Keratin Shot In NYC, NY.
By ChristieSmith on 3/24/2011
I've always desired the best transformation for my unruly hair and in every high end salon I've been to they kept just trimming the ends, maybe because of lack of technical skills while their main focus is just the hype. When almost gave up my desire Clyde the founder of The Drawing Room New York was suggested to me as the best sculptor who will fulfill my desire. Immediately I made the call and clarified my complex situation just to hear that I'll be not disappointed (thank you Liz )! Here I sit patiently waiting for the sculptor himself to arrive. Immediately after welcoming me to his salon his 1st question was how ready are you about this transformation? Then inviting Alex over whom he presented as color and Keratin Shot czar with his iPad, iMac roster Clyde asked what he could do on his part . Then the exclusively designed WALKING MoMA! project was presented to me which meant I was going to get the exact architectural haircut that is featured on his our philosophy section of his website. Next would be the retexturization of my hair by applying the for real Formaldehyde Free Salerm Cosmetics Keratin Shot made and imported from Barcelona, Spain which in contrast to the US the use of formaldehyde is regulated from the European FDA. It's been 3 months already and there are no better words to describe it better that The Drawing Room New York Is THE BEST HAIR SALON IN NEW YORK, in the great NYC SOHO NEIGHBORHOOD than that these guys are the real image making czars!
BEST OF NEW YORK! THE DRAWING ROOM NEW YORK HAIR SALON
By DemiRichardson on 3/21/2011
After years of not being listened to I decided to search for a new salon. I came across The Drawing Room New York in SOHO. By clicking on it's website came the 1st great impression. What an elegant one. A New York Magazine review mentioned The Best Ombre Hair Colorist Alex. Then reading his bio I made sure he is the person to go to. Here I arrive receiving the warmest greeting ever from a Hair Salon Front Desk Manager combined with a bold flavor instant made coffee. Then a lightly bearded (which I didn't see on his bio pic but personally believe looked handsome) European-flaired gentleman in pink shirt and navy blue double button blazer introduced him self as Alex, creating that butterflies in my stomach feeling for trusting my hair/image to a person who literally knows (and applies it 1st on his self) what Style and Beauty means! After this I went straight to the point and asked him about his Ombre look specialty. After presenting my choices of do's and dont's through his iPad collection of tens of photos his synopsis (the term he used, which I guess shows his Greek roots) was, TODAY WE'LL COMMEMORATE YOUR FORGOTTEN YOUTH when running on the the beach with perfect sun kissed baby blond hair color. After touching every sensitive string of my soul , the rest is history. Since my colleagues saw my hair every single one of them including their husbands are devotes of THE DRAWING ROOM NEW YORK considering it by far THE BEST HAIR SALON IN NEW YORK - SOHO! Well deserved guys!
The Best Salon In NewYorkCity!!!!
By jacqueline87 on 3/6/2011
I just moved in NewYork from asia. I tried to be accustomed to my new place , New York City! Especially, i didn't want to look like a stranger here. So, i was searching the best hair salon in NewYork. I was recommended "The Drawing Room New York" from many diffierent web sites and my friends who live here for a long time. I was curious about "The Drawing Room New York" because many people who have visited the salon kept saying like "it was amazing". When I got there, i met incredible people, Clyde and Alex. Clyde is a creative director in the drawing room new york and Alex is a color director in the salon. We talked about what i wanted.(I wanted to haircut & highlight.) They showed me some pictures about hairstyle that looks good on me and i was very relaxed & felt cozy in The Drawing Room New York. After they did my hair, they made me looked like a super model. I just kept saying "Oh my god, thank u, thank u so much". They brought my other beauty i couldn't find in my life. Now, i understand why many people just said "It was amazing". i couldn't explain how happy i am. Furthermore, many guys asked me out from i changed my hair. So, i can make many friends here. I appreciate Clyde & Alex. I just want to say "The Drawing Room New York is the best salon in NewYork! ".
Best Ombre Colorist
By SammyJ on 2/16/2011
Everyone wants hair like the celebrities, And now thanks to Alex I do!! I usually get a single process color but lately I've been thinking of getting highlights just for a bit of a change. After letting Alex know this he showed me pictures on his ipad of this look only adding sunkissed highlights only towards the ends of my hair, this will allow me to have brightness to my hair but without the maintenance of highlights. I love my Color!!
Haircuting, an art better left to the artists
By janetdreyfous on 3/29/2011
This salon is one of the best hair salons in SoHo, Manhattan. I wanted a strong shaped hair cut which in my mind requires very strong technical skills. By searching every possible salon website in SoHo I very much trusted Clyde's vision of strong, geometric shaped haircut as he did on Make Me A Supermodel winner Holly Kiser. What a great decision that proved to be. Is such a pleasure to watch this person, because he's not just cutting hair but literally drawing upon your head, fine sectioning the hair exactly like an architect draws on a blueprint. I received one of the best haircuts I've ever had. Easy to replicate at home without the constant struggle I've had before.
Simply the best
By amybrill on 1/8/2011
Since my first haircut with Clyde I would follow him anywhere! I owe thanks to my colorist, who introduced me to Clyde at Cutler. Luckily, these two stayed together and now I see the both, Clyde and Gabriel at The Drawing Room a much more relaxed and peaceful salon. It's a pleasure from the minute you walk in the door. Clean and professional, The Drawing Room allows you to relax and feel at home without looking lived in. When I leave my hair is "camera ready" and it actually turns heads on the street.
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