Salon of Distinction: The Hoboken Man, The Barbershop at Maxwell Place
July 10, 2011|2:38 PM
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The Hoboken Man, the Barbershop at Maxwell Place
Hoboken, New Jersey
Owners: Dan Hood, Steven Holm, Emily Gonce, Erik and Jenn Connaughton
Salon established: December 1, 2009
Salon style: modern day barbershop
Square footage: 1,500
Number of styling stations: 10
Number of spa treatment rooms: 1
Equipment: Takara Belmont
Furniture: Takara Belmont
Total design investment: $350,000
Top retail lines (hair care): Redken for Men, Label M, Nioxin
Top retail lines (color care): Lakme
Design by: Takara Belmont
Architect: Jensen Vasil
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“Eight flat-screen TVs are embedded in the richly stained wood paneled walls or are hung from optimal viewing locations. Authentic, reclining barber chairs ensure the comfort of clients of larger stature. Designing a unique space was central to our vision, and to the success in Hoboken—a town with over 50 salons, just none designed specifically for the distinguished man.”
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“Very well done—the colors, the equipment, the materials, the TV—everything is inviting to men.” —Conti
“I’m booking my ticket now! I want to relax with some Jameson on the rocks and the Patriots game, all while I get a shave.”—Faries
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