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The London Colour Studio

Photographs by Alexander Chow-Stuart
Situated right next door to the Pacific Palisades office of realtor Coldwell Banker is my British friend Dennis Giedd's hair salon, The London Colour Studio (tel: 310-573-9444).

When I visited Dennis recently, I was stunned by the design of the salon, which is almost entirely the work of Dennis himself.

Using a mix of stone, metal and a technique of dripped wax that a friend of Dennis' perfected, a relatively small and intimate space has been transformed into a warm and welcoming salon.

Featuring a water wall that is Dennis' trademark from his earlier salons, The London Colour has a mood somewhere between LA contemporary and a modern London private member's club, such as the Soho House.

Dennis, an award-winning stylist who trained at Vidal Sassoon and has been a hairdresser for thirty-four years - including stints in Paris and Milan - is an expert at hair color, as his salon's name might suggest. If you're in West LA and want a haircut or color, he's the man to see!

15113 Sunset Blvd, Suite 4
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Tel: 310-573-9444

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