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Fetish-themed Walthamstow hair salon bags national award

Harness & Mane on Forest Road was honoured by this year’s Salon Business Awards, reports Cosmic Thapa

Credit: Harness & Mane, Inset: Gunel Kelly (Creative Director/Owner) and Hughie Kelly (Commercial Director / Owner)

A Walthamstow hair salon has recently been awarded Best Salon Team in the UK after beating hundreds of entries.

Harness & Mane, a “sex-positive” fetish-themed hairdressers on Forest Road was honoured by this year’s Salon Business Awards, receiving national recognition. 

Co-owner, Hughie Kelly said: “We are immensely proud to have won this award, and it’s a reflection of such a wonderful team who make Harness & Mane such a special place.”

The salon team attended an award ceremony on Monday night at London’s 100 Wardour Street, with over 250 guests.

Credit: Harness & Mane

Salon Business Publishing Editor Joanne Charlton said: “The SBAwards Grand Final always brings people together with a great atmosphere, lots of networking and recognition of talent.


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“We were proud and thankful to our sponsors Authentic Beauty Concept, STMNT, iSalon, Indola and Remi Cachet, who helped make it possible to honour the winners who represent everything that’s great about our industry – dedication, hard work, creativity and togetherness.”

Celebrity hairdresser, Andrew Barton said: “It absolutely delights me to see Salon Business celebrate and acknowledge so much achievement across all spectrums of the hairdressing industry from creative, to business, and particularly their efforts focused around sustainability.”

You can find more information about the salon here


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