April Appleyard- Owner
Hailing from Wisconsin, April has been in the industry for just under 10 years. Shortly after beginning her career in Minneapolis, she found herself in Portland Oregon. As a boundary pushing stylist at 77, April has a particular talent for creating something completely new for you. Whatever the inspiration for your new style, she remains cool, confident, and unfazed by perplexing hairstyle dramas.
Vision, Pride, and Determination are heavy keywords in this young business woman’s mantra. In the last 12 years, Sarah Adams has exploded into the Hair industry. Her influence came from time spent behind the set of musical theatre productions. Sarah took the spotlight in many shows but secretly loved the hair and makeup more.
“To have the best haircut and color is a fabulous experience.”
Kiley Courtney is someone who listens to her clients needs. Having 9 years of experience, she knows the importance of considering all the little details in her work and it really shows in the end product. Kiley takes the time to get to know you, she’s someone who remembers the last conversation that you both had, whether it was about a wedding, prom, vacation, or just a special day.
Mackenzie Barber started 2010 off right by becoming a part of the Seventy Seven Salon team. With five years’ experience at a specialized Men’s salon & spa, Mackenzie has mastered her skills in men’s haircuts as well as straight razor shaves, and continues her education, enthusiasm, and expertise in Women’s hair.
Known for her trendsetting vision and extraordinary skill, Adriana is constantly fascinated with the positive psychological effect of a fitting haircut. Specializing in textured cuts for men, Adriana takes inspiration from her client’s fashion, culture and lifestyle when creating their tailored hairstyles.
Beginning her education in cosmetology, barbering and aesthetics while still in high school, Jaimee knew early on she wanted to make the world a more beautiful place, one head of hair at a time. At the age of 18, she started work at one of the featured bridal salons in Salt Lake City where she spent three years performing an array of hair services.
California native, Susy made the decision to move from Venice Beach, California to beautiful Portland, Oregon. She has a love and passion for her craft and has been doing hair for more than 12 years. Susy worked at one of the top salons in Santa Monica where she had the good fortune to network with some of the most inspiring hairdressers in the world. There, she had a high profile clientele in the movie and music industries. Here in Portland, she continues to thrive amongst the stars, working on the cast and crew of the TV shows Leverage and Grimm, among others.
Coming to us from a small town in Utah, Amanda is approaching her seventh year in the beautiful city of roses. She enjoys the sunshine (when we have it.) and spending time with good people. With ten years experience behind her, Amanda loves learning new techniques for men’s cutting as well as the latest trends in women’s hair design.
“I believe that how your hair looks directly affects how you feel. Nothing feels better than when you are asked…. ‘Who does your hair?’ “
Sylvia joins Seventy Seven Salon with more than 20 years of hair expertise and has worked in salons in Northwest Portland, the Pearl and Lake Oswego.
Robert Sean Miller
Robert Sean has been in the beauty industry for over 20 years. Throughout his career he has dedicated himself to raising the art of hairdressing both for himself and his peers. He has a vast depth of knowledge in cutting, coloring and finishing. These skills are what have made him a much sought after hairdresser appearing on stages around the world and Runway shows for Fashion Week NYC/LA.
Lily has been behind a chair for 7 years, 3 of which she spent working at an elite men’s salon in Portland, OR where she learned new techniques and creative ways of cutting and styling. She makes sure to attend hair shows/cutting/styling classes as much as she can to keep up with the trends and provide nothing but the best for her clientele. With an easy going, fun personality you are guaranteed to have a satisfying service.
Michael is always seeking out new techniques and the latest trends to keep his guests looking modern. He’s constantly hearing that he truly listens to create the style that each and every client is looking for. In his free time, Michael enjoys live music, cooking, travel, and trying new restaurants.
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Janelle Faherty has been cutting and coloring since 2006. A graduate of the European Institute of Cosmetology, she is also a Goldwell Color specialist. She completed her apprenticeship at Richard Herrera in downtown Portland, and studied with NAHA winners Ryan & DeAnnalyn Teal. Most recently Janelle completed an advanced hair cutting course at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica, California.
Janelle brings her passion for creative color, precision cuts, and hair styling to the team at 77 Salon in the Pearl District. Janelle lives in North Portland with 7 chickens, 3 ducks, 3 cats and her husband. When she’s not transforming her clients’ hair, Janelle enjoys coffee, gardening, playing the piano, hiking, and being with family.
As a nail technician, Shannon has seen many positive changes in both trends and products over the last 30 years. Acrylic and toxic are out; Gel, Shellac and Gelish are in! With her commitment to providing the finest nail services in Portland, Shannon continues to grow as a nail technician through continuing education, industry events, and most recently as a Certified Master Pedicurist.
Betty is committed to provide clients with the highest quality product using “long mi lashes” to give you the best long lasting lashes! She also does eyebrow threading, body waxing, and facial skin care by using Repechage to give the best result for everyone’s skin.
Mimi Solum is 77′s lovely Art Curator. If interested in exhibit opportunities please contact Mimi at firstname.lastname@example.org