OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM2018-12-06T19:48:09+00:00
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 for shows such as Armani Prive, Giorgio Armani,  Emporio Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo, and The CFDA 50th Anniversary Show.  For New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018 Dan worked alongside the talented teams of Oribe Hair Care on the Brandon Maxwell, Cinq a Sept, Chromat, The Blonds and Pyer Moss shows, and keyed the Woodhouse show for New York Men’s Day. For Paris Couture Week 2018, Dan worked on the incredible Dior and AF Vandervorst shows. For Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018 he joined the team backstage for Valentino, Hermes, Balenciaga, Jacquemus, and Y Project. He has also worked the runways of Kempner, Sally LaPointe, Veronica Beard, Yigal Azrouel, PARKCHOONMOO, Adeam, 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.

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. For New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018 Linda worked backstage for the Cinq a Sept, Chromat, The Blonds, Adam Selman as well as Woodhouse and R. Swiader for New York Men’s Day 2018.

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
Premier 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 Anna Sui, Todd Snyder, Joseph Abboud, 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.

VU NGUYEN
Premier Designer

Vu’s dedication to his 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. He is well on his way to becoming a Master Colourist and loves to challenge himself through competitions. He was recently chosen as the One Shot winner from Behind The Chair, and in 2017 he was awarded Top Colourist in Canada in the Goldwell Color Zoom Competition. He then travelled to Spain to represent Canada where he placed 4th in the world. He will be competing again this year so stay tuned for updates! 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.  She also recently completed a Balayage and Foilayage master course in San Diego, and is known in the salon for her beautiful and precise work. Her goal is to accentuate her clients’ best features through hair. She is an avid foodie, world traveller, Beyonce superfan and loves spending time at Vancouver’s Catfe.

JILLIAN MCBRIDE
Associate Designer

Jillian brings passion and laughter to her craft. With an unwavering eye for detail, Lure salon was the obvious choice after graduating with honors from John Casablancas Institute in 2015. She has competed in International hair competitions such a Colorzoom and is a strong believer in continued education -travelling often to refine her skills. Jillian is a long time Vancouverite who also speaks French. She excels at color transformations and choppy bobs. When not at the salon, you can find her in Hawaii snorkelling with manta rays and dolphins.

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.

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.