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Friday, October 28th, 2016

Named Best Hair Salon by Expertise



Best Hair Salons in Seattle

Emerson Salon, a Community of Independent Hair Designers, just received an important distinction of being named by Expertise as ONE OF THE TOP 20 SALONS in SEATTLE !!!


Their selection criteria uses research in the following areas:

Reputation:A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

Credibility: Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

Experience: Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

Professionalism: Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.Providing service with

honesty, reliability, and respect.

Availability: Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.


At Emerson Salon, we pride ourselves on providing high quality services from trained professionals who are passionate about running their own careers and clientele independently. To receive this honor puts attention to our daily efforts towards making ¬†YOU feel confident with your hair…and therefore, yourself!

Book online TODAY with one of our Stylists or Barbers by choosing your preferred professional’s profile, and booking ONLINE through


Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Come Visit Us..”That Purple Place”

When You Walk Down E. Pike St…… You Might Find Us….

…”That Purple Place on Capitol Hill” where the stylists are silly….but take your hair SERIOUSLY!

Book at

Come Back…. Againsies…..

Video by Larsen the Barber!

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Finalist in “BEST OF” Seattle Weekly

WOW! We cannot believe it! After almost a year of new ownership-

We are a finalist in the Seattle Weekly’s “BEST OF” reader poll! VOTE HERE!¬†salontour

PLEASE! Show us you #LoveEmerson and

Register and VOTE for Emerson Salon BEFORE JULY 26th

in the “HAIR SALON” category on the link below:


We have a lot of competition in the busy hub of Seattle so ….. feel free to vote and vote often!


A¬†Community of Independently Run Hair Designers Who Are “For Style That Works!”

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Emerson Salon Grand Re-Opening Party!



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Lancer Forney and D’Arcy Harrison took over ownership this past September and have finished revamping the salon and have signed most of the stylists to year contracts! YAY! Now it’s time to celebrate WITH YOU!

DJ Ragemuse will be spinning SYNTHPOP for us all night as we revel with gift bags, beer and wine, snacks, and a RAFFLE! It is so exciting to share this accomplishment with everyone and we hope to see you there! DO NOT MISS IT!


Monday, January 7th, 2013

The Hairstylist Life

Everyone is becoming increasingly comfortable with mobile technology combined with social media . Services like Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest capture real time trends in art,pop + culture while also creating space for interaction for its users.

Now there is something geared towards the design junkies, the rockband officianados, the style mongers and the hair hipsters. and its accompanying app really takes this concept of shared imagery and artistic ideas to a new level. Users can login and create a profile of inspiring ideas or images and can also share images they have created themselves. It gears entirely towards a community comprised of people sharing visuals. Doesn’t matter what genre- from music, to hair to art the idea is to bring everything to the table. They have articles on every topic and encourage users to log in for new stuff each week.

Its a GREAT place to get new hair ideas for cut or color especially if you like to stay super fresh! Its a chance for everyone to be a HairStar.

One of our Emerson stylists was interviewed for the website as a “Featured Stylist,” this week, Here’s an excerpt:

“While many of us have taken scissors to our own hair as children, most of us didn‚Äôt see that as a sign to pursue a career in the hair industry. D‚ÄôArcy‚Äôs mother suggested cosmetology school after seeing her daughter grow up cutting and coloring her own hair from a young age, and it turned out to be the perfect path for her. Now D‚ÄôArcy Harrison is working at Emerson Salon in Seattle‚Äôs Capitol Hill with her company D‚ÄôArcy Hair Design and was awarded with the Top Stylist name by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine.”

The article goes on to talk about D’Arcy’s experiences in the hair industry, her goals, hair tips, professional advice as well as examples of her editorial work.

Read the full article here:

Make sure to try out and its android and iphone apps! We are sure you will find something to inspire creation in you.

(To book an appointment with D’Arcy, please use her website: to contact her directly)

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Emerson Salon Receives Award for Excellence

Emerson Salon received some news recently! We have received an Award of Excellence in Customer Satisfaction from Talk of the Town News.

This independent organization (Celebration Media US) has researched customer reviews, social networks and other industry sources for the last 12 months to discover Emerson Salon is one of the best in customer care for beauty in the entire US and Canada .

See the award here:

Our salon strives daily to serve our guests to the best of our ability. As self employed stylists, we do our absolute best to listen and execute awesome hair services every time. Have any questions? Find a stylist on our website, read their bio+profile and contact them for an appointment. We’re sure we are the right fit for you!

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Shout Out!

Emerson Salon received a special compliment for its website, blog and stylist profiles recently in a web article titled, “7 Web Based Hair Salon Marketing Ideas for New Salons.” Check it out!

Some of our stylists tell you their musical tastes, favorite hairstyles, favorite cafe, their contact info, specializations and Google Calendar. How could ask for more?

Want to find a new stylist? We are confident one of the stylists’ profiles will match your needs and desires! Click on one of the stylist images to read more about them……. Then email emersonsalon@gmail, click on the “Book Now” button or contact that stylist directly. We are here to serve YOU!

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Saturday, June 9th, 2012

Stephanie Popovici featured in the Seattlite

Check out this great feature on Emerson stylist Stephanie Popovici in the Seattleite blog. Steph gives the low down on some quick easy ways to get the best sexy summer hair. Read the post here.

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Tara Bowden Joins Emerson Salon

Check out this great feature that one of Emerson Salon’s newest stylists, Tara, did about joining the team at Emerson Salon. Very cool stuff and some fantastic photos!

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Emerson Salon has received an honor today!

D’Arcy Harrison of D’Arcy Hair Design (at Emerson Salon) was most recently named 1 of the TOP 56 stylists in the Seattle area by Seattle Met Magazine in its March issue (see image of pg. 72). D’Arcy also participated in Seattle Metropolitan’s anonymous survey to help customers get in Seattle Stylists’ heads on subjects like tipping, using pictures, and finding out what celebrity styles stylists are sick of doing.

D’Arcy has garnered this special attention in particular for her recent partnership with rapper Katie Kate. “Kate started out as a haircut client and morphed into a creative partner and trusted friend,” D’Arcy says. “I have enjoyed collaborating and seeking fresh looks with her in order to maximize Katie Kate’s ‘buzz’. I love the challenge!”

Katie Kate just released an album this past fall called, “Flatland.” She also has done the rounds at Chop Suey, Ballard Tavern, and the Crocodile. You’ll see her this summer in the Sasquatch and Bumbershoot Festivals as well as in an upcoming music video for her song, “”. Click on the song title for a behind the scenes look!

In addition to working with Katie Kate and serving many satisfied haircut and color clients, D’Arcy also recently shared a color class in Italy Hairfashion with the growing team at Emerson Salon. “I love helping other stylists almost as much as helping my clients. The more I assist their understanding the happier I am,” she says. “I am so lucky to live where I live, and work where I work!”

Want to have D’Arcy tend to you and YOUR hair? Go to her profile and email her when you find an appointment opening in day or week view:
Wed thru Sat 10a-8p at D’Arcy’s Public Calendar
click here for a Price List

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