Specialties : Haircuts customized to facial features and long lasting blowdrys, hair design, and hair planning for long term results.
Interests : Traveling, Design, and I love finding the hidden gems in the city for great food.
Bio: Agnes is a leader as a salon owner and stylist serving clients in Chicago with care and compassion for over twenty years. She has created a leading salon where every customer is cared for with excellent service meeting his, her or their needs. She brings her European sensitivity and original training to her work. She has studied and observed leading stylists around the world and has trained many of Chicago’s stylists when she was an artistic director and chief of learning .
She has many cross generational clients for over twenty years and also welcomes new clients. She listens to what clients want and studies facial and bone structure to make her creative work match a persons physical and emotional needs. She takes pride in the salon experience she has created supporting a loyal and dedicated team that help shape the overall Agnes O experience.
She has supported many special events both for few and pro bona. She loves travel, nature and the arts and brings her experience shape her creative genius. She understands the importance of finding a good fit with a stylist and each client has different needs and expectations. She welcomes meeting you and discussing your hopes and needs. Most recently she has adjusted her operation to ensure safety for clients and staff due to Covid-19. You will join a loyal following who value her presence, kindness, skills and remarkable talent. She enjoys finding hidden gems in the city for great food and spending time with her kids.
Specialties : Luxury blowdrys, finishing details, hair tutorials, and long term hair planning.
Interests : I enjoy riding horses- I wish I had more time for that. I love basketball even though I am not the best player and I really enjoy traveling with my son.
Bio : A native of Poland, Sylwia’s passion for hair has been a driving force to pursue her dream. She continues her education within the beauty industry and has developed a remarkable understanding for the details and intricacies that take a good blowout to a great one, and a new style to become your new signature style. Throughout the past 8 years, Sylwia has studied in Chicago and had the opportunity to train under Agnes Orseno. Her many years of knowledge and experience make her an excellent addition to Agnes O. team. Sylwia doesn’t just work with hair, she designs hair down to the place of each strand. Her focus and dedication is evident in every session.
Specialties : I love a sexy natural, but elegant style. I love to cut and style short or long hair customized the perfect look for the individual. There is no limitation in style or length, as long as you look and feel beautiful!
Interests: I am also a fashion editor for the French Elle magazine. When I am not working or with friends and family, I love to sculpt and paint.
Autobiography: I have been working in the industry for about 30 years. Originally from Paris, I came to New York to open a franchise of French salons by Jacque Dessange and Frederic Fekkai. During this time I was doing some freelance hairstyling for runway and fashion magazine. I had the pleasure of working with Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington, Jennifer Connelly and many more celebrities. After commuting between New York and Chicago for fifteen years, I finally made Chicago my home.
Specialties : I specialize in long hair, long layers, Victoria Secret Blowdry, soft styles, feminine blowouts, Brazilian Blowout treatments, and tape-in extensions Hair Talk (Hot Heads).
Bio : I been working in the industry for 15+ years. From a young age I had multiple friends in the beauty industry, so I have always been surrounded by it. The moment this industry became my calling was really when I felt the rush from putting the finishing touches on a makeover haircut. You can really boost someone’s mood, change their day, and give someone a ton of confidence from a killer blowout or new haircut. From that moment on I was hooked. I am constantly learning, re-inventing, and educating myself on new styles, trends, and techniques. I pride myself on creating a completely unique look for each of my clients.
Specialties : I work with women’s and men’s hair, creating modern natural styles that you can easily recreate at home. I love detailed work to achieve the perfect color and cut. I continually learn and find inspiration to keep my skill and creativity at its highest level. If you’re looking for someone with a strong foundation of technical skill and an artistic eye to make sure you look your best, then look no further.
Interests : I enjoy traveling as much as I can- exploring a new city on foot is always a good way to find something unexpected! Both cooking and culinary experiences are definitely on my favorites list too, and closer to home, yoga and running keep me balanced and active.
Bio : Corinne trained at one of the leading salons in Chicago and has been in the Gold Coast salon community since 2002. She has been recognized for her work in several national publications, including Allure and W magazines. Corinne focuses on developing a personal connection with each of her clients. She works in both color and cut, which gives her the unique opportunity to create the entire look and bring to life complete designs that work with your style, look, and lifestyle. Corinne has a bachelor’s degree in Textile and Apparel Marketing, was a flight attendant for several years, and came full circleback to her passion in the beauty industry. She sees hair as another side of fashion — the accessory you never take off.
Specialties: I specialize in creating a sexy, flowing look or a clean structured look. I’m confident and knowledgeable working with all hair types. Whether you’re looking for classic color with subtle Balayage, or something out of the box with edge look no further.
Interests: I love to travel the world to keep up with/find the latest fashion trends. I also love to cook and enjoy anything related to fashion
Bio: I come from a family of hairdressers – my two sisters, who live in the Netherlands, are also hair dressers. Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve wanted to do hair. I’ve been working in Chicago as a professional hair dresser for over 22 years. Previously I worked for a Gold Coast salon for 22 years and Harpo Studios for 14 years. While at Harpo, I provided both employees and guests of the Oprah Winfrey Show color and cuts in their spa.
Specialties: Crisp modern styles for men and women, curly hair, and Keratin Treatments. I have certifications in Keratin Complex, Keratherapy, and Cezzane (Formaldehyde-free).
Interests: I am certified in landscape design, so when I’m not at work or spending time with family or friends, you’ll find me in my garden.
Bio: My love of design led me to the realization that I enjoyed making others look and feel good about themselves. As a result, I have spent the last twenty-five years in salons throughout the Gold Coast, delivering great haircuts and making lasting connections with my clients. My style is based on my formal training in both the Jacque Dessange and Vidal Sassonmethodologies as well as techniques crafted throughout my career.
Bio: GildasOrillard was born in France in the Brittany Region. At 18 years old he moved to Paris where he worked for over 10 years at the top rated salons at that time. In particular he worked for Franck Provost Salon where he flourished in his knowledge of color, cutting and up-do’s. From there Gildas moved to several different salons including Jacque Dessange, Maniatis, and free-lance.
In 2002 and 2003 Gildas was traveling for work in London, Nice and Cannes all for work at prestigious hotels and salons. In 2004 Gildas decided to take his talent to Mexico in the cities of Guadalajara at Salon Patrice Mulard, Mexico DF, and Merida, Yucatan at Salon Jacque Dessanges.
After learning the language and culture of Mexico, Gildas decided to see what impact he could make in the United States and he moved to Chicago and Miami. He has worked at Mon Ami Coiffeur, Jacque Dessange, Taylor Reese Salon on Oak Street and now Agnes O Salon.
Gildas had an extensive 5 year education in studying hair cutting, styling, and color. He is continuously learning new techniques and bringing ideas of the best products to the salons where he is practicing. He welcomes new clients and is always excited to bring his best to help you look your best! Gildas specializes in: Color, Cut, Blow Dry, Up do’s, and extensions. He is prolific in working with hair color in different cutomers and what their skin and hair can take. His up-do’s for night time events make you feel special.
(Master Stylist/colorist+Curl expert)
Bio: Rochelle has been in the hair industry for over 30 years, and still loves what she does. She has developed a personalized approach to hairstyling which allows clients to achieve the look they want. Rochelle puts your considerations first. She makes sure you can recreate the look at home with little effort and time.
She takes your lifestyle, the shape of your face, texture of your hair and your natural growth into consideration when creating the style with you. Your happiness is her ultimate goal.
Her specialties include:
Master Stylist, Natural Davines Colorist, Curly Hair Expert
She is trained in several curly hair techniques such as, Ouidad and Deva Curl and has even developed a few of her own. She is an expert in dry cutting as well. She is a well rounded stylist with experience in all types of hair.
Through personalize attention and understanding, Rochelle has succeeded in establishing a very satisfied and stylish clientele.
Bio: Perfectionist, passionate, professional: three words that define the artistry of Brooke Ingram. With a seasoned background in classic cutting and long-hair styles, Brooke has built reputation for excellence in Chicago and beyond. She brings an inmate sense of creativity to her work, both as a stylist and an educator, graduating numerous assistants to the cutting floor over the last 16 years. Brooke’s approach to design ensures each and every client a thoughtful and measured consultation, an innovative look to match their unique styles and tastes, and top-notch service that doesn’t end when you leave the salon. If you’re looking for a true partner in style, contact Brooke today!
Classic, chic, and precise: three words that define the artistry of Nicole Passolano. With an expert background in modern haircuts with all types of texture, Nicole has built a reputation for big hair transformations in Chicago. Her talents include styling, haircuts, extensions, and on demand services, she brings a European approach to her work. Nicole has traveled all over the world seeking inspiration, and absorbing influences in European and French cultures. Her stylists, an internship at Harpo Studio and classes hosted by Hair Talk Extension, and Keratin Complex. Her work has been featured in Allure Magazine, Modern Luxury Brides, The Knot, People Magazine, Giuliana and Bill, Chicago Social Brides, and US Weekly. Nicole takes pride in learning about her client’s personality and style to create the best look for them. She enjoys spending time with her family and her English lab, Frankie.
Specialties : Balayage, Rich Brunettes, multi dimensional Blondes, and Redheads.
Interests : My family, DIY projects, fitness, working with my hands, having a great time with my clients, and creating beautiful color.
Beliefs: Having worked in a rang of multi cultural salons, with heavy French influences, I believe in beautiful natural hair colors achieved with low to no ammonia hair color to help maintain the integrity of the hair and scalp.
Bio : I’ve been behind the chair for 22 years. I’ve had a lot of classic French hair dressing influences over those years, which allowed me to add my own modern style to the colors I create
Specialties: Multi-dimensional blondes and brunettes. Master in foil technique.
Interests: Traveling and cooking. Spending time with my family and friends. Creating new dishes with my daughter is one of my favorite pass times.
Bio: The connection I have created with my clients and keeping them feeling beautiful and confident is why I love my career. As a result for over 15 years creating new techniques had made this journey my life beautiful.
Biography: MyLinh is a color and balayage expert who has been creating gorgeous hair in the Gold Coast for over 15 years. She is also the first stylist to specialize in lash extensions in Chicago, receiving her certification from Xtreme Lashes over ten years ago. Mylinh has trained with top hairstylists Nancy Braun, Eva Scrivo and Candy Shaw, however she enjoys attending new and innovative seminars in New York City and Los Angeles.
Bio: Jasen James (JJ) is a highly accomplish expert colorist who has worked within the Gold Coast Region and Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago for the majority of his career. He is proud to not only call Chicago his home but, to have the opportunity to perform the art of hair color on his much appreciated and dedicated clients. He loves his clients and enjoys the personalities they bring, the stories they share and the opportunity to have fun together. He is always happy and privileged to welcome both women and men clientele. Jasen is a Balayage Artist and Master Colorist, who is well known for his creative color and red head specialty. He is highly respected by his clients as well as peers for his professionalism and vibrant fun-loving personality. Jasen has been featured in many nationally recognized publications and blogs for his work with highlights and broad knowledge of color application. Most notable, Jasen was recognized in Allure and CS Magazines as “Best Colorist” in Chicago. He has studied at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Los Angeles, the L’Oréal Professional Color Academy in New York City, and with Franco Carletto in Rome, Italy. He stays current on the latest in hair color trends and continues to look for opportunities to perfect the art of hair color.
Bio: Cultural, indigenous, and mastered: three words that describe the artistry of Josh Shores. With seasoned background in hair color transformation for 18 years, it is no wonder that Josh has been dubbed in the King of Balayage in the Chicagoland area. Josh began his career in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. He is constantly transforming and continuing his education in hair color. He has attended the L’Oréal Soho Academy Balayage Certification Program and trained under Balayage elites such as Nancy Braun and Candy Shaw Codner. In addition to training under Nancy and Candy, he was listed alongside them in Behind the Chair Magazine as “the Transition Artist.” Josh’s work has been featured in Instyle Magazine, W Magazine, Health Magazine, Chicago Magazine, OK! Magazine, Behindthechair.com the raw issue Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Health.com, and Manupchicago.com. Josh is known for his huge case of wanderlust. He finds most of his inspiration from his travels. Along with travel comes the influence of different fashion and architecture of different people around the world. He brings what he learns from his travels back to Chicago for a fresh twist on his client’s hair color. Josh’s beautiful work has caught the eye of celebrities such as Yolandi Visser, Pamella Roland, and Diane Howard. He lives for beautiful hair, fashion and creative culture.
Bio: Carolyn Terry Here! Great to meetcha!
Let me take a moment to introduce myself.
I have over 32 years of experience as a licensed esthetician. I take pleasure in helping men and women just like you achieve beautiful and radiant skin. Your needs and concerns are my priority. YOU are what drives me to learn more and do more.
I practice esthetics on a full-time basis, and I also offer continuing education to help my peers meet our industry’s ever-evolving standards.
When I’m not in my treatment room whipping up beautifying potions and applying skinsmoothing lotions… you can find me somewhere in between inspiring others, working on myself, dodging negativity and slaying my goals.
Oh, and then there are those times when I lounge around the house all day long and do absolutely nothing at all.
If you’re looking to partner with someone who understands how your skin works, knows which treatments to apply and can customize at-home regimens to bring about immediate improvement to the appearance, tone, and texture of your skin… I’ve got you covered.