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Team

Guest Stylist

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Hiroshi Nagano

Level 3 Stylist

Hiroshi was born and raised in Kyoto, Japan and joins Dat Salon with 7+ years of professional experience.  He likes to combine textures and approaches hair & form with a natural, approachable and timeless style.  Hiroshi’s dream has always been to work abroad to further his career.  He is inspired by people and draws inspiration from exposure to many new things and people he meets along the way.  Coming from Japan, Hiroshi has very good technique and works magic with his hands.  Book with him for a timeless cut and relaxing scalp massage.  He always has a smile on his face and will brighten up your day!

Stylist

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Dat Tran

Level 5 Stylist

Commitment to offering the best techniques, creative practices and innovations in the industry is at the very core of Dat Salon.  In order to bring this vision to life, Dat Tran has travelled globally to find new products and techniques to make accessible right here in the city.

“Currently, our culture is fuelled with an artistically motivated generation.  In a time of experimentation and invention, there is a higher demand for maintenance and upkeep to deal with all the techniques required to keep up with current hair trends.  Whether you’ve had a perm, hair colouring, bleach or simply aged hair, we’ve ventured the world to bring you the best treatments out there; a challenge that keeps us motivated and brings even more excitement to our craft.  We’re obsessed with the fine details and will continue to offer the newest in industry trends and bring modern hair innovations into our city.”

 

Dat Tran, is the owner of Dat Salon.  His love for hair started from his passion for people and the unique stories each person carries.  He believes in the power of transformation that can happen both physically and emotionally for his clients and hopes to bring a positive change to each of their lives.  In 2015, he made the move to a busier Queen West location and has partnered with a variety of industry leaders and award-winning stylists to form his team.  Some of Dat’s celebrity collaborations include working with Hasley, Dan Levy, Annie Murphy, Emily Hampshire, Christophe Willem, Jonathan Patrick Moore to name a few.  You can also find his work on the covers of Chloe Magazine, T&M Magazine and global publications worldwide.

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Israel Garcia

Level 4 Stylist

Fashion without freedom isn’t fashion. Beyond his passions & inspirations in an ever-changing industry, Israel’s strength also lies in making a real connection with his clients to help them achieve their best. It is his experiences with his clients that have humbled him to find deeper meaning
to the everyday. Always giving 110% to everything he does, Israel is a true artist -someone you can trust, talk to and exchange advice with. His genuine philosophy is rooted in helping others & continually expanding his passions. Recently, Israel has contributed to Canadian Heritage Minutes-A project that teaches about Canadian Heritage. & he has also worked on cultural projects Urban Native Girl and Guilt Free Zone on the APTN Network. Through this work, he was able to celebrate his heritage & proudly work alongside notable artists and musicians in the industry.
Some of the highlights of Israel’s career include his work with Oscar De La Renta, Toronto Fashion Week and regularly styling for Marilyn Denis Show & celebrity guests. He has also been invited to perform on-air makeovers of show guests. Other notable works include working in styling teams for Giambattista Valli, Marchesa and many others.

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Lindsey Buro

Level 4 Stylist

Passion and a winning attitude can take you very far in this industry – this is especially true for our resident colour expert Lindsey Buro. Lindsey is fun, exciting & highly skilled in her craft. She is personable, knowledgeable & offers great advice to her clients & colleagues. For Lindsey, learning & evolving has always been at the core of her passions. She believes that between interactions with clients, coworkers, industry legends & fresh faces, there is always something to be learned both personally & professionally. Lindsey’s career began at the ripe age of 16 when she decided to take the plunge to live out her passions in colour & hair. She went on to spend 9 years of her career as an artist & colour educator for Redken before working in a number of notable salons. Thanks to the mentors & collaborators over her 14 year career, Lindsey’s creative flow has transpired into something new, unique & truly inspirational. Lindsey’s works have appeared on The Marilyn Denis Show, The Social, and Toronto Fashion Week. She has also contributed to publications such as The Kit Compact, Hello Canada and Chloe Magazine.

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Stacey Jones

Level 3 Stylist

Stacey is a highly trained colourist with over ten years of experience in the beauty industry! Since moving to Toronto eight years ago, she has worked with many different companies and brands as a platform artist, educator and session stylist, and has styled the hair of musicians and artists, as well as having her work published in several prominent digital and print magazines. Specializing in colour corrections, Stacey strives to ensure that every appointment is positive and thorough, from the consultation through to the end result. Dat Salon couldn’t be more excited to welcome such a diverse and well-rounded stylist to the team!

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Tori Lalonde

Level 1 Stylist

Tori is an extremely outgoing, bubbly person with a contagious energy. As a mixed medium artist, she approaches hair the same way as a canvas to work with. When you sit down in Tori’s chair, she analyses your hair and finds a suitable style that will fit your day-to-day lifestyle. Her skills are highly versatile with experiences that span across cuts, chemical services, tape-in extensions, colour extensions and colour correction. She approaches her work with love & and an unmatched creativity which has allowed her to work alongside talented industry leaders/media and brands such as Matt Barnes, TIFF, Entertainment Tonight, Canada Breakfast AM, Backroom Agency, Jean Machine and Philip Lim. Tori’s celebrity press includes Danielle Knudson, Arlene Dickinson, Sharon Johnston and Frieda Pinto.

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Holly McWilliams

Level 1 Stylist

Holly started her career in hair in 2008 after graduating from the Aveda Institute in Toronto. Her interests led her to specialize in all techniques of colouring, including the art of balayage. Over time, Holly has become well known for her expertise in blondes and colour corrections; and her unmatched talent and warmth has enabled her to develop lasting relationships with her clients throughout the years. She takes pride in helping her guests to achieve their best by listening and offering advice that they can take home on how to achieve and maintain their colour. Holly has contributed to publications such as Flare Magazine and continues to expand her work with the Dat Salon team