The Soho Blog

A runway to New York, London, Paris & Milan

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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Carole’s Sassoon Barbering Course In London, England

Last month was a month I won't soon forget!  In fact, almost a month later, I'm still on cloud nine after spending a full week at the Sassoon Masters Academy in London, England studying mens barbering.  After years of training in Sassoon cutting and coloring for women, studying mens barbering was an exciting change.  Not only did I get to learn from two amazing Sassoon barbers, Scott and Josh, I also had the chance to stand shoulder to...

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Carole's Picks For Fall/Winter 2013 Hair, Make-up and Fashion Trends

There is nothing I love more then changing seasons.  A new season almost always brings fresh and exciting hair trends for the styling team at Soho . This fall season we will be seeing rich honey tones and luscious caramels warming up blondes and the complete opposite with creamy ivory hues. Dark, rich and warm brunettes; with deep-chocolate hair colour being refreshed with dimensional tones of truffle, auburn and caramel. Shine being the most important...

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Soho Featured In Canadian Hairdresser Magazine

Three years ago Soho was born and a year after we opened the doors, we were selected by Fashion Magazine as one of the best salons in the Canada.  It was an unbelievable feeling and seeing Soho's name in a major fashion magazine for the first time is something I will never forget.  I am excited to report that it has happened again and this time we were the featured salon in the largest industry...

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What makes the perfect blow dry perfect?

We had amazing week at Soho and the cherry on the cake was a visit for the day on Friday from Adam Livermore.  Adam works for Oribe, lives in NYC and when not doing hair for runway models in Paris, Milan and New York spends his times travelling to Oribe preferred salons to educate stylists on the hottest new looks in fashion.   Our day with Adam was jam packed and we learned so many great tips, tricks...

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