Vu's talent has been carefully cultivated over the course of the last eighteen years - centered in New York City on the legendary Fifth Avenue. His formal training began under the care of Mr. Frederic Fekkai, as his assistant, lasting nearly six years before he felt he was ready to branch out on his own - and make a name for himself. During his tenure as a hair stylist, Vu was able to garner valuable experience as he contributed to numerous runway shows for top fashion designers such as: Diane Von Furstenberg, John Varatos, Valentino and Chanel. In addition to being behind the scenes of the top fashion houses, Vu worked as a personal hair stylist to Julie Chan and Les Moonves from CBS, as well as Glen Ballie and Graydon Carter - editors of Vanity Fair.
For years, Vu often found himself on the road, traveling to numerous destinations in the US as a representative for various products, but also refining his vision and compiling an internal view of the way his industry was composed. Vu's values and creative views are based on the philosophy that a hair style can be the foundation for greatness in any individual. It was these experiences and education as well as his personal maturation as a stylist that allowed him to formulate and devise the plan for his newest venture, his own salon - high atop the same Fifth Avenue where he first got his start.
With her love of beauty encompassing every aspect of her life, Sharon has been able to apply her signature techniques, five star customer service skills, and keen eye for each client into the realm of hair care. Her in-depth consultations and professional expertise allows her to achieve a signature one-of-kind look that not only compliments a client’s inner beauty, but also shines a light on Sharon’s perfectionist outlook.
Sharon has styled some of the world’s most high-profile clients, including: Kim Cattrall, Lindsay Lohan, Renee Zellweger and Kyra Sedwick. Her work has graced the pages of Glamour magazine and her expertise is showcased yearly on the runways of New York Fashion Week.
Wanting an environment that would allow a more one on one experience with her clients as well as an inviting customer service atmosphere, Sharon decided to join the Vu Hair New York team. With beautiful view from Fifth Avenue, all clients will feel like they are in the comfort of their own home.
Edita Robertson, hair colorist at Vu Hair New York, is known for her artistry in creating bombshell blondes, ravishing reds, brass-free brunettes - and the most coveted, natural looking highlights in New York City.
Training alongside her mentor Louis Likari, and working in the renowned Mark Garrison salon allowed Edita to immerse herself in knowledge, ultimately formulating her own technique and style. With her meticulous attention to detail, Edita truly believes that when listening to a client’s needs as well as inputting her personal expertise it creates the perfect experience and most complimentary hair color.
Edita specializes in corrective color, transforming and perfecting with an eye to one's current hairstyle, complexion, eye color, bone structure… even professional and lifestyle. Edita believes the key to success is in a thorough consultation and listening to a client’s needs. It is them that she provides her professional input and creates an experience like no other.
Melinda Haxhari’s meticulous sense of detail and drive for perfection, combined with her passion for making others feel good about themselves ultimately lead her to pursue a career in the beauty industry. After her training in Louis Licari under master colorist and educator Kathy Galotti Melinda learned all aspects of color.
Combining her knowledge in hair as well as refining her techniques she has created a customized experience for each client. She believes every woman has a very unique sense of beauty that can be dramatically enhanced if they have the right hair color. “It’s not just about matching skin tone with eye color; you also have to appeal to her sense of style. If you have the gift to visualize this combination, you have the power to bring out her truest form of beauty in the most natural way”.
Donnie is one of our senior colorists with over 18 years of experience. Donnie's work is the favorite of many television personalities and many News Shows.
He specializes in the latest color trends like balayage, baby lights and foilyage. If chemical color isn’t your thing then come in and ask about our all natural Henna hair color and Donnie will hook you up to look and feel your best!
Barbara is one of our multifaceted Hairstylists with experience of over 30 years. Her expertise and passion in hair cutting and coloring will create a complete cohesive unique look. Barbara has maintained a loyal and steady clientele throughout the years which is a testament to her work and longevity within the field.
From his earliest days of intense training in Japan to his cur- rent projects in New York, top stylist Hiro Haraguchi has constantly redefined the limits of excellence in hair style and hair care. Hiro was nominated as the 7th best hairstylist in the world according to 'The Richest' Magazine. Hiro worked closely with the master and styled for fashion show luminaries like Vera Wang, Marc Jacobs and Anna Sui. With 30 years of experience, Hiro has successfully merged his Far East training and philosophy with the Western cornu- copia of hair types to create a unique blend of “international chic”.
Ayhan started hairstyling in New York. He worked as an assistant to many celebrity stylists and joined The Vu Hair Team in 2019. He is committed to ensuring that every client leaves feeling more beautiful than they walked in.
Developed a passion for nails over 20 years ago! Former Certified Trainer and Lead Nail Technician in a famous and iconic flagship Red Door Spa on 5th Avenue! Freelancer- Founder and President of Spabranch Inc. Iwona lead nails multiple years in NYFW for Viviene Tam, Brandon Sun, Angel Sanchez. She has experience working with very prestigious and high-profile clients! She had the pleasure to work with Diane Carole, Arlene Dahl, Jane Fonda, Patti LuPone, Nancy Pelosi, William O’Shaughnessy, Tracy Pollan and many more. Iwona enjoys bringing beauty and happiness to all her guests!