When it comes to hair, Asheville is “anything goes,” says Jami Redlinger, Best of WNC Hall of Famer for Hairstylist and co-owner of The Middy. But beneath that diversity, she explains, is a unifying theme: self-expression. “I feel like there’s a lot of really creative people here, so people want to get really creative with their hair, too.”
Asheville is on the national radar for food, beer, music, happiness, hippiness — and now hair.
Local hairstylist Katie Manselle was featured in this month’s American Salon magazine, which reaches an audience of about 800,000 monthly.
Curly-haired girls everywhere know the horrors of straight irons and heavy conditioners. Curls Night Out celebrates the wave with a visit from Lorraine Massey, author of Curly Girl.
The internationally acclaimed singer/singwriter and long-time Montreat resident returns to WNC after a hiatus in (among other places) southern India. He’ll play a concert at The White Horse. And — get this — he’s shaved his head.