The Soho Blog

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Carole Receives an Award and Industry Recognition from the Province!

Carole with her award!! “The Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board Awards” was held on April 13th, and Carole was formally invited to this ceremony, after being nominated in the category of “Top Mentor” by stylist Kayla. This event was held to recognize not only hairdressers, but people in all trades across Alberta. There were two awards given out that evening: Top Mentor, and Top Employee; Carole was the recipient for the 2017 Top Mentor...

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Part 2 - Our trip to the Mazella & Palmer Academy, London, England

Carole, Jaylene and Ainsley on Day 1 at the Mazella & Palmer Academy On the second part of our trip Carole, Jaylene, and Ainsley took an additional “3 Day Dynamics of Cutting Course” to further their education, at the Mazella&Palmer Academy. The Academies team educates throughout the world, teaching the concepts of “Not just how to cut hair, but why”, and “Advantage Through Technique”. Mazella&Palmer has the understanding that the stylists coming to them for...

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Part 1 - Our Trip to the Vidal Sassoon Academy, London, England

Team Soho In London, England, May, 2018 Vidal Sassoon Academy, London, England This is a reflection on our Soho annual educational trip that took place in May of 2018, at the prestigious Sassoon Academy in London, England. Sassoon training is globally recognized as the ultimate in hairdressing education. And for the past 60 years the reputation of Sassoon Academy has been built on developing and providing world-class education. The anticipation myself and the girls felt...

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Job Posting: Salon Receptionist Edmonton

Soho Hair Salon Receptionist The Soho Master Hair Stylist family is expanding and we are looking for a new Salon Receptionist. Danielle, our current receptionist, is expecting a little one and we would like to find her replacement by November 1, 2017.  The position is full time and is crucial to the day-to-day success of our salon. The Soho team is a tight knit family that cares for one another and for our clients deeply....

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Soho @ Sassoon in London, UK!

In 2005 I took my first Sassoon Creative Cutting Course in London, England and it forever altered the course of my life and the path of my career in an incredibly meaningful way. It was during that course that I found my way onto Sassoon’s path. Exactly five years later and six months after I opened the doors at Soho, I found myself back in London at the Sassoon Academy. It was on that trip...

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California to Edmonton - Our week of advanced hair training in CA

Visit the Soho Instagram page HERE I am so excited to write this blog! The Soho Styling Team recently had the incredible opportunity to take a five-day private Bespoke Cutting Class at the Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica and a one-day private color class at Butterfly Loft. It was simply amazing! North American Creative Director, Traci Sakosits and Creative Director, Cole Thompson spearheaded our class at Sassoon. Our week was hyper focused on understanding and gaining...

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Soho Job Opening - Stylist Assistant / Receptionist

Are you eager for a new challenge or maybe even new to the hair industry and hungry for an opportunity to work with some of the best stylists at one of the top salons in Edmonton?    We are looking for a Stylist Assistant / Receptionist to keep Soho running smoothly while our Salon Coordinator is away on an extended vacation during November and December.  Upon her return, this position could transition into a full-time...

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Sassoon Salon Educator Training - A Dream come true!

As a professional stylist, I have always loved helping and teaching others. I come from a family of teachers and teaching is one of my biggest passions in life.  When I found out that I was one of eight lucky people in the world this year to be accepted into the Sassoon Salon Educator program in Santa Monica, it was quite literally a dream come true.   Ever since I opened the door at Soho...

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Carole's Hair Painting Class In NYC

Earlier in this month I had a once in a lifetime opportunity to train with one of the most influential stylists in the hair industry.  Victoria Hunter is the co-owner of the Whittemorehosue Salon in NYC, former creative director of the global product brand Bumble and Bumble and most recently the go-to stylist for Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dior and so many more.  If you’ve picked up a Vogue magazine in the...

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Bringing Sassoon to Edmonton from the Academy in Santa Monica, California

I write this blog today reflecting on our recent trip to the prestigious Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica and as always, I am full of pride for the team of amazing women at Soho and their commitment to excellence.  The art of cutting hair is a constant journey for perfection and after 4 years of business in Edmonton, I'm certain that it's Team Soho's passion for life long learning that makes our little salon stand out from...

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