DAN NGUYEN

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 travels 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 Kempner, Sally LaPointe, Veronica Beard, Yigal Azrouel, PARKCHOONMOO, Adeam, The Blonds, and Narcisco Rodriguez, to name a few.

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, 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.

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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.

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.

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!

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 and Educator for R+Co. Dee is a regular session work Designer and has styled the runways of New York Fashion Week. For Fall/Winter 2015 Dee contributed to Ernest Alexander, Timo Weiland, Chromat, Thomas Wylde, Kempner and The Blonds. 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.

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.  She recently had her work published in Z!nk Magazine with a 10 page spread and the cover! 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. We all look forward to her next step

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 has travelled to New York for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week working on shows such as Timo Weiland, Sally Lapointe, Tim Coppens, Patrik Ervell, Fingers Crossed and The Blonds.  His sunny disposition makes for a relaxed and pleasant experience that will leave you feeling beautiful.

Amy N.
Premier Designer

Amy advanced her cutting techniques by attending Toni & Guy Academies in New York and Santa Monica. She had the opportunity to travel to New York for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week where she worked backstage at Tim Coppens, Fingers Crossed, The Blonds, Gabriela Cadena and Gents fashion shows for Fall/Winter 2015.  Her goal is to accentuate her clients’ best features through hair. She is an avid foodie and world traveller.

CHANTIMA P.
Senior Designer

Chantima has had a passion for hair since her childhood and has been working behind the chair for the past 6 years at Toni & Guy.  It’s her goal to have her clients leave feeling confident and attractive.  Chantima likes to be up to date with seasonal trends and looks forward to being an educator in her future.

Jillian McBride
Associate Designer

Lee Joiner
Associate Designer

Lee’s eccentric personality and love for the hair industry comes across in his work. LURE Salon provides the perfect surrounding for Lee to combine his passion for both hair and fashion. He has a strong eye for colouring and cutting hair and enjoys giving a sexy blowout. In his free time he enjoys time with friends and family and getting outdoors.

CHARRISSE MAE
Makeup Designer

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.

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.