Upper West Side
Born and raised in faraway Ukraine, Iryna has been living in New York City for over 14 years. Trained by Curlisto professionals at Christo Fifth Avenue, she specializes in working with curly hair and finds pride in helping countless women transform their curly, difficult-to-work-with hair from dull and drab to absolutely fabulous. Working with clients like Jessica Pimental, she’s channeled her passion into gorgeous hairstyles that turn heads and get noticed. This year, Ira achieved one of her lifetime dreams by participating in New York Fashion Week 2016. With coverage in the Tijanastyle blog, the world is taking notice of Ira’s world-class skills as a stylist.
María Cristina Alvarez brings her own flair and creativity to each service. She has spent much of the last decade combining her two great loves, art and hair- which is evident in her individualized and customized service. Her immense talent as an artist shines through with her love for hand painted color such as Balayage, whether it’s creating a natural blended highlight or bright, bold color. As a DevaCurl certified ‘curly hair’ expert she enjoys working with all hair textures, especially curly and wavy hair. Maria understands how crucial hair is to your sense of self, thus one of Maria’s passions is getting to know her clients. This way Maria can listen, consult, and help design a personalized style that her clients will love, time and time again.
Mary hails from the windy city of Chicago where she was inspired to do hair from her childhood. Her expertise has grown tremendously as she truly was born with a passion for beauty. With hair styling as well as makeup that has been featured on Emmy award winning NBC shows, Mary has a keen eye for design and personal branding alike. When she isn’t working on the set or in the salon, you can find her doing activities with S.G.I; a Buddhist world peace organization. Mary truly loves doing hair and feels that helping people feel better about themselves is her calling.
Stacey, a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology spent many years in the art industry. A special interest in photography kept her busy before finding her favorite artistic medium, hair. Stacy’s love of art comes into her service everyday. A master of hand painting, fun playful colors, and cool, sculpted and often edgy cuts. Stacy was born and raised in New York and continually finds new inspiration in travel. She trained as a Stylist with industry leaders such as Wella and Sebastion. Stacey is a firecracker with a sharp wit and will make you feel like a work of art when she has finished.
Celine loves to create custom color and has developed her career with brands such as Kerastase, Shu Uemura, Aveda, and Goldwell. Hailing from the South she loves creating big, blonde hair and in her downtime enjoys soaking up the sun in Central Park, appreciating a touch of nature and tranquility in the midst of an urban environment. Celine brings the same easy going nature and charm to the Fox and Jane team and with almost 10 years behind the chair. She is a stylist not to be missed.
Lataye, a New York City native, has always aspired to work in the world of hair and fashion. Her style is fun, fresh, and hip, which makes her thrive at our East Village salon. Lataye often does freelance work after a long day at the salon – she considers styling not only to be a job, but something that she loves to get up every day to do. She considers herself to be “a true New Yorker with a ‘sweet’ twist.”Lataye loves seeing her clients smile during and after their time spent in her chair – she goes above and beyond to make every patron look becoming while simultaneously lifting his or her spirits. Her stunning work speaks for itself, and it is certainly her best advertisement.
Coming from San Diego, Keiffer brings his expertise in curly hair, vivid and blonde coloring to our Upper West Side Salon! With 16 years of experience, he has affinities towards natural effortless looks to extreme colors. Keiffer’s fun and quirky styling has been featured in both Modern Salon and Being the Chair. If you’re looking for a sassy stylist who prides himself in results driven work, Keiffer is your perfect match. Outside of the stylist chair, you’ll find him in Bed Stuy Brooklyn with his puppy or with his chef’s hat on.
Cooper hails from New Orleans and has been making his mark in New York for over a decade. He has worked in television for the Bravo network and has also loaned his expertise to editorial spreads. Despite his ability to deliver high fashion, modern hair this Aveda trained stylist loves creating looks for his clients that are easy to maintain. He has a deep passion for color and and is well versed in the latest Balayage and foil techniques. When he is not making you beautiful his downtime consists of being a pet lover, obsessed with Game of Thrones and heading out to the beach whenever he can.
For Lauren, being a stylist is about so much more than creating gorgeous hair. She believes in the transformative power of the right cut and a flattering color making sure that everyone leaves her chair feeling empowered and ready to kick ass. In addition to effortlessly glam hairstyles, her clients receive everything they need to know to maintain that fresh salon feel in between appointments and achieve beautiful hair daily. With over a decade in the industry under her belt, our fun and outgoing East Coast native has worked side by side with industry icons, styling and participated in NYFW, Bridal Fashion Week, and editorial/bridal photo shoots.
Although raised in Connecticut, Ania has spent time in both London and Italy before joining the Fox & Jane family. In Ania’s first year in New York, she was invited to do NYFW Peter Sum Spring 2013, and just last year she cut and styled Antonio Banderas hair for a Hermes ad! But all of that aside, Ania considers every hair job notable and incredibly satisfying. Her biggest passion is personality/face analyzing and color placement. As an artistic visionary, Ania also loves to work with troubled hair. On her off time you can catch Ania concocting teas, painting, or having a good read.