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Seattle, WA, United States, 2010/08/02 - Celebrity Hair stylist and Salon owner Stacie Bowie was trilled to find out that her upscale salon and spa in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, was voted Top Salon by ELLE magazine 2010 - BowieSalonAndSpa.com.
This isn't the first time her salon has been rated Best or Top Salon "we were voted Best Salon 2009 by Allure magazine and Seattle Magazine 3 times" says Bowie. Which celebrities you ask, she won't tell she says because they appreciate her discretion. Since opening in 2005 Stacie Bowie has made a name for herself in the Seattle area with her beautiful cuts and colour. While Stacie’s philosophy has always centered around the cut being the foundation for any great hairstyle – and the color providing the depth for that style – it’s the infamous Bowie Blowouts and finishing work that make the women toss their hair as they walk out of Bowie Salon and Spa salon feeling beautiful, confident and sexy.
Soon after graduation from Roffler Hair Design School in her hometown of Miami, Florida, Stacie Bowie was scouted by Dave and Johan International and invited to join an artistic team in their South African salons. During her three year stint with Dave and Johan, Stacie also spent six weeks in Paris, France at the L’Oreal School where she earned certification as a colour specialist and attended the prestigious Mod’s Hair to learn advanced finishing techniques.
Stacie subsequently furthered her training at Vidal Sassoon in London, England, and upon returning to America in 1991 to join Redken Fifth Avenue in Miami as a performing artist and educator. It was during this time that Stacie began her business career, leasing out her chair for the next eight years. She later worked at various salons in Seattle as a colourist, haircutter and designer before deciding to open Bowie Salon and Spa in 2005.
Offering only the highest standards in the hair industry for 24+ years, Stacie Bowie’s name has come to represent the very finest in hair and hairstyles, from the fashion-forward to the classic.
With experience and influence pooled from her time in Miami, New York, Europe, and South Africa, Bowie strives to provide clients with the highest standard of service and in an environment that lacks pretense. “We want our salon to be a place where clients are greeted with genuine warmth and welcome – a place where they can breathe, relax and feel good about themselves.”
The Bowie Salon and Spa (bowiesalonandspa.com) offers a full range of services for its clientele, including haircuts, blowouts, colour, styling, waxing and massage. The expert cast of Bowie stylists participate in ongoing advanced training programs to keep abreast of new techniques and further hone their skills. An apprentice program for new stylists is also offered.
In the 5 years since the salon has opened, Stacie has received glowing publicity in a variety of industry magazines, and have been recognized nationally and locally with numerous awards and accolades in ELLE magazine, Allure Magazine, Seattle Magazine, Seattle Metropolitan, Sunset, Lucky and online *yelp, NWsource and CitySearch among others, including, “Best Salon,” “Best Overall Stylist,” “Best Highlights,” (also awarded by Allure Magazinr) “Best Blowout,” “Best Cut,” “Best Blondes” — and “Best New Salon” on four separate occasions.