Copyright © 2013 Bruneblonde
- OUR STORY
BRUNEBLONDE is a collaboration between founders Roland Boutin and David Gouygou. With roots in France, they trained and worked at Paris' top salons before moving to Hong Kong and has continued their training for the past 20 years. The duo's deep understanding in serving a cosmopolitan clientele has created a hub of talent that embraces duality in all aspects of the salon environment and experience.
The salon name is in homage to an engaging 2010 exhibition held at the Cinematheque in Paris which explores the myths and influences of hair as portrayed through cinema and other art forms throughout history. The name also embodies all hair types: brunettes and blondes, dark and light, and not to mention, short and long hair. BRUNEBLONDE truly celebrates beauty and confidence through the representation
- OUR BELIEF
BRUNEBLONDE consists a team of talented people with various backgrounds, hobbies, and interests. Together, they share and work toward a common goal: to provide a luxurious and personalized experience for our clients who entrust their stylist to help them look and feel their best.
Hair is like a seductive headdress that should continue to work its charms long after one's visit. And thus the philosophy at BRUNEBLONDE is simple and practical: The cut and colour should be effortlessly elegant enabling our clients to recreate and maintain their style even when we are not with them.
- OUR PROMISE
- BRUNEBLONDE promises their cosmopolitan clientele with a level of service that is exacting yet gallant. From the moment you enter, you are treated with respect; accorded a warm welcome that signals the start of a respite from routines.
The Team's well-honed technical skills deliver a perfectly practical product – a cut, a style, a colour – that you are able to recreate on your own.
- OUR SALON
- Located in Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, BRUNEBLONDE provides a higher level of service our valued patrons have come to expect, in an intimate setting infused with Parisian charm. This effortless charm is complemented with state-of the art equipment and focus on cleanliness and comfort.
BRUNEBLONDE is firm believer in exercising hygiene control. All commonly used salon instruments such as scissors, clippers, combs, razors, and others are sterilized, to ensure all possible bacteria are killed to prevent risk of infection.
The salon also offers a variety of hair and skin treatments using the brand's line of products and even has its own barber facility – making BRUNEBLONDE a place fit for the Queen and the King.
- OUR DESIGN
- BRUNEBLONDE salon was designed and created by architect Greg Pearce, co-founder of One Space Ltd.
The principal design challenge was to create an exclusive and relaxing setting for the salon's clientele, whilst establishing the robust and specialised work environment that styling professionals need.
In response, the designers created a sumptuous "Parisian appartement" setting, reminiscent of that city's grand salon interiors of the 1940's, reinterpreted into a modern architectural language. The owners' own period-piece accessories, artworks, and furniture complete the picture of this "living-room-cum-hair-salon".
Italian artists, fashion and interior designers Carlo Ninchi and Vittorio Locatelli were commissioned to create a flowing, line-drawing mural on the wall, displaying an abstract work of winding and slightly sexual lines to portray a stunning gallery of an enigmatic and iconic female.
The women's styling area is characterized by simple elegance. Ample daylight on two sides of the room is complemented by custom-designed task lighting embedded within the expansive mirrors and undulating ceilings.
The Men's styling area is a deliberate design departure from the Women's Section. The room has been arranged to recall the glory of the classic gentleman's barber shop, reinvented here to suggest a more sophisticated take on the traditional haircut experience.