To keep up with with the lifestyle of beauty and style routines in a cosmopolitan city like Hong Kong requires habitual visits to the best known parlours in the city. But the most discerning among of us value reliable experts who know best what they are doing and understand what we need. These are the city’s most sought-after hair stylists, with solid credentials built after decades of training with the best while amassing an impressive clientele among high-profile socialites and A listers.
Justinpaul Chambers (Il Colpo Alchemy)
The Creative Director of one of the top hair salons in Hong Kong, Il Colpo Alchemy, located at Jardine House, Central. Chambers has been a leading influence in the hair and beauty industry and has styled many prominent high society socialites and celebrities, both local and international, including Aaron Kwok, Michelle Yeoh and George Clooney. Although a fresh cut of tresses from Justinpaul Chambers will set you back by HK$3000, your can rest assured that his expert judgement and recommendations will take the stress off you and your hairline.
David Gouygou & Roland Boutin (BruneBlonde)
Both co-founders of the French named beauty parlour, BruneBlonde, have chalked up years of experience rooted in top salons of Paris. Now based in Grand Hyatt, Wan Chai, Boutin has amassed a large clientele of the most prominent editorial clients with the likes of Harper’s Bazaar and Marie-Claire, and was the hairstylist for Celine Dion and billionaire businessman Steve Wynn. While Gouygou has mastered the art of both styling and colouring and has cultivated a clientele of high-profile celebrities, including the likes of Naomi Campbell, Lauren Hutton and Nicholas Cage. A fist-time hair cut from either one of the directors could rack up to 3000, it will be well worth the price to experience the same high stndard of service that is received by the world’s most influential A-listers.
The legendary Kim Robinson remains to be the most sought-after and most expensive celebrity hair-stylist in Asia. Born in Australia but has called Hong Kong his home since 1997, he has established over 40 years of industry experience and a world-renowned reputation. His very high-profile clientele includes the likes of Kate Moss, Michelle Yeoh and the late Princess Diana. The price of his his signature dry cut will catch you off guard at a whopping $13,000, but his expert eye and sophisticated understanding of hair is unmatched and will leave you feeling great about your cut for several months.