OUR TEAM

DAN NGUYEN
Principal

Dan Nguyen combines accomplished artistry with a determined dedication to the design and execution of his vision. His style ranges from the romantic through the ultra-glamorous to the precise with a contemporary edge. He has traveled to Europe assisting the world famous hair designer Oribe in Paris, Milan, and New York on shows such as Armani Prive, Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo, and The CFDA 50th Anniversary Show.  For New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Dan worked alongside the talented teams of Oribe Hair Care on the Reem Acra, Mathieu Mirano, Harare, Rebecca Taylor, David Hart, Skaist-Taylor and Houghton shows.  For NYFW Fall/Winter 2015 along with OHC, Dan was the Lead Hair Designer for Fingers Crossed and Timo Weiland.  He also worked the runways of Jill Stuart, Nicole Miller, Edun, Brandon Maxwell, Kempner, Sally LaPointe, Veronica Beard, Yigal Azrouel, Lie Sang Bong, Chromat, Baja East, Wes Gordon, Patrick Ervell, Cadet, Ernest Alexander, DEMOO PARKCHOONMOO, Adeam, The Blonds, and Narcisco Rodriguez, to name a few.  He was recruited by Nordstrom to design the hair for their Grand Opening Gala in Vancouver 2016.  Dan was the Key Hair Designer for Max n’ Chester during FW16 and SS17 & CWST during NYFW: Men’s FW 2016.

Dan’s collaboration with Oribe allowed him to realize his love of education by becoming an Educator for Oribe Hair Care. This role allows him to visit the top salons throughout North America sharing his knowledge of styling, cutting, and Oribe Hair products.

Dan has also had the privilege of styling famous personalities including Sarah McLachlan, Kirsten Dunst, Avril Lavigne, Elvis Costello, Ivanka Trump, Charlotte Tilbury, Anne Heche, Dane Cook, Andy Samberg, Freida Pinto, Kirstin Kreuk, Bryce Dallas Howard, James Tupper, Chris Lowell and Rob Lowe. He travelled to Miami in 2009 to style a Victoria’s Secret commercial directed by Michael Bay featuring supermodels Candice Swanepoel, Behati Prinsloo and Doutzen Kroes.

www.dannguyen.com

Dan is represented by:
THEY Representation Inc.

LINDA REFOSCO
Principal

In her over twenty years of salon experience, Linda Refosco has owned and managed two successful salons, mastered an astonishing range of styling and colouring techniques and accrued scores of devoted clients. For the past few seasons, Linda has styled the runways in Paris, Milan and New York, for such prestigious shows as Armani Prive, Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo.  Last year she attended New York Fashion Week FW/16 where she worked at Nicole Miller, Edun, Jill Stuart, Brandon Maxwell, Veronica Beard, DEMOO PARKCHOONMOO & The Blonds.  For SS17 she worked at Max n’ Chester and Uri Minkoff during NYFW: Men’s Week.

Delivering style with impact – consistently unique while updated and classic – Linda’s fresh design sensibilities combined with her keen business acumen position Lure Salon™ as an industry leader and top destination for professional beauty services.

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DEE KANE
Education Director

Dee brings with her to LURE many years of experience. Teaching and working for the Vidal Sassoon Academy and Salons has given her the expertise to work as LURE’s Education Director. Dee is a regular session work Designer and has styled the runways of New York Fashion Week.  She has contributed to Ernest Alexander, Timo Weiland, Chromat, Thomas Wylde, Kempner, DEMOO PARKCHOONMOO, Yigal Azrouel, Cadet, CWST, Max n’ Chester and The Blonds. Her newest endeavor is a member of R+Co Global Education team, working alongside esteemed hair masters Howard McLaren, Garren and Thom Priano.  Dee will be travelling around North America to salons teaching cutting, styling and R+Co product knowledge.  Her creativity and originality is reflective of her years of editorial work. Her natural ease and confidence make her an excellent addition to our team.

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LISA MARIE READ
Senior Designer

Lisa Marie has a passion for colour, including immaculately placed highlights and expertly chosen hues. Subtle nuances guarantee a natural, organic look. Her comfort and ability with long hair shines through for you ladies with longer tresses! The pride that she takes in her attentiveness to clients is reflected in her 15 years of experience. Lisa Marie is a staff favorite; we are thrilled to have her upbeat personality and infectious laughter at LURE!

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JADE WARD
Senior Designer

Jade is an integral part of our team with unwavering focus and a winning personality. With her work on fashion shows and photo shoots, her continual education as a Bumble & Bumble Network Educator, Jade stays current with the newest trends.  Her work has been published in Z!nk Magazine with a 10 page spread and the cover!  Her latest venture had her travelling to New York for NYFW: Men’s SS17 where she worked backstage at Uri Minkoff and Plac fashion shows.  Her aim-to-please attitude, armed with a keen eye and a natural ability with hair, Jade’s dedication will naturally secure her a very bright future.

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VU N.
Premier Designer

Vu’s dedication to the craft has made him one of Vancouver’s fastest rising stars.  Vu has worked on various editorial spreads including Essentials Magazine.  He is becoming a fixture at New York Fashion Week working on shows such as Timo Weiland, Sally Lapointe, Tim Coppens, Jill Stuart, Patrik Ervell, Brandon Maxwell, Nicole Miller, Edun, Veronica Beard, Fingers Crossed and The Blonds.  His sunny disposition makes for a relaxed and pleasant experience that will leave you feeling beautiful.

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Amy N.

Premier Designer

Amy advanced her cutting techniques by attending Toni & Guy, Bumble & Bumble & R+Co Academies. She has become a regular at New York Fashion Week working on shows such as Tim Coppens, Fingers Crossed, The Blonds, Gabriela Cadena, Gents, CWST, Max n’ Chester, Garcia Velez and Cadet.  Her goal is to accentuate her clients’ best features through hair. She is an avid foodie and world traveller.

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SIMON JAMES

Senior Designer

Simon has been doing hair for over 15 years and comes from a family of hair designers. He’s been surrounded by people in the industry his whole life, he’s is a true advocate for the art & science of hair and believes that education is the foundation to any successful career. He is an Educator for Goldwell Professional Hair Color and he offers a great deal of knowledge and experience to our clients. In addition to servicing his daily clients Simon also works on celebrities who visit LURE to create the perfect look for their roles.

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CHANTIMA P.

Senior Designer

Chantima has had a passion for hair since her childhood and began her career at Toni & Guy.  She has travelled to New York where she worked on the Spring/Summer 2016 during New York Fashion week where she worked backstage at Cadet, Kempner, Chromat, Baja East and Edun.  Chantima’s goal is to have her clients leave feeling confident and attractive.  She is a member of the R+Co Style Council and likes to be up to date with seasonal trends .

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HARJIT GILL
Associate Designer

Harjit’s sweet demeanour and effervescent personality will make any client feel relaxed.  She is a graduate of Bumble & Bumble University & R+Co Master Cutting Classes.  She is a skilled blow dryer & specialty stylist while also becoming a beautiful colourist.  Harjit is a pleasure to have at LURE and we all look forward to her growth with us.

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CHARRISSE MAE

Make-up Artist

Charrisse believes that beauty is carried in the eye of the beholder.  Her expertise with makeup has established her in Vancouver as one of the top makeup artists.  Her portfolio combines Weddings of every ethnicity and various editorial works.   We at LURE are excited to be working with Charrisse and look forward to combining our skills to make a more beautiful you.

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JENNIFER STRINGER
Experience Coordinator

Jennifer believes she was a Magpie in a past life as she is attracted to anything sparkly. She has an enormous love of music and 80’s culture.

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Come on over!

604. 669. LURE (5873)
info@luresalon.ca

840 Howe Street
Vancouver, BC
V6Z 2L2


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