Cheers to One Year!
Thank You for an
incredible first year,
we look forward to many
more to come.
***As part of making you look & feel great again, we’re doing everything in our power to make your experience at the salon go smoothly & safely, with real human interactions that help us all feel connected again.
appt-only is a modern salon in a metropolitan city. It's a place that inspires us. It reflects our love of design, which transcends beyond our industry. Most importantly, it was created for our clients.
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Andrew has been influenced by stylists his entire life. His family has worked in the industry for more than 40 years. After a career in television and film production, it was inevitable that he would join the lineage of stylists.
As a Redken stylist, Andrew specializes in color, cutting and styling. Having serviced various celebrity clientele, he utilizes his keen attention to detail, continuing education & trend-tracking, and a willingness to truly listen, in an effort to constantly hone his craft.
Since earning a Bachelor of Arts from Bowling Green State University where he studied Communications and Theatre, he spent time working in L.A. as a casting associate for ABC reality shows, and ultimately found his calling as a stylist. With long term intentions to open his own salon one day, and create a space where everyone feels at home, that day has come.
Andrew provides the following services
"The greatest reward is when a client looks at you and says, 'This is exactly what I wanted.'"
Michael knew he was meant to become a hair stylist from a very young age while growing up in his mother's salon. After college, he decided to follow his dream and began training at Pivot Point International School of Cosmetology. Four years later, he opened his own salon in Chicago. After thirteen great years of Salon Michael, he decided to close the salon to have more time to pursue other avenues in his career. He proudly joined the team at Fringe and also works in Nashville as a stylist for some of the biggest stars in the country music industry.
Michael realizes your image must work for you every day, every night, and on every occasion. That's why he works with you to customize your hair color, cut and style so you look and feel gorgeous day after day. Michael's mission is for all of his clients to walk out of the salon thinking, “It's exactly what I wanted!” From Chicago to Nashville and beyond, Michael has been hearing client after client utter those exact words for almost two decades. He looks forward to helping you feel exactly the same way.
Michael provides the following services
Kevin has always been attracted to the unique and mysterious from his hair to his boots. He approaches his art the same way - wanting to craft a unique style for your unique life.
Graduating from cosmetology school in St. Louis in 2009, Kevin entered into an apprenticeship with Ken Farley, an artistic director for Paul Mitchell, before making his way to Chicago in 2010. Here Kevin continued his education to beome a Redken Certified Design Stylist in 2012. Working with some of the top stylist in the city at Fringe before settling here at Appt-Only. Kevin added to his repertoire in coloring, cutting, and chemical texture.
Kevin thrives in guest experience, starting with a comfortable environment, a relaxing shampoo, to a beautifully finished color and style. He looks forward to sharing it with you.
Kevin provides the following services
Gabrielle's desire to become involved in the beauty industry started at a young age; showcased by her willingness to continuously give her friends and family makeovers. She knew she had to take her passion and turn it into her career, which led her to graduate from Tricocci University of Beauty Culture in 2014. After graduating she knew she had to make the big move to Chicago in order to impact the beauty industry the way she has strived to since she was a little girl.
Her career started in a men's specialty salon, where she got the opportunity to perfect her talents. Later, she moved on to a full-service salon where Gabrielle blossomed from working alongside a top colorist in Chicago. Gabrielle’s drive to combine continued education and to stay on top of current beauty trends has created the well-rounded stylist she is today. Her ability to listen and her attention to detail ensures that Gabrielle achieves her goal of every client leaving her chair feeling confident, uplifted and the best version of themselves.
Gabrielle provides the following services
With five years experience in the hair industry, Mac graduated from Paul Mitchell the School Lombard in 2015. She then completed an in-depth apprenticeship at one of Chicago’s top salons. She has also received advanced training with R+Co, Oribe and Kevin Murphy.
Mac likes to help clients feel like their best selves. She works to highlight the natural beauty and features her clients already possess. Her passion is listening to and connecting with her clients and helping them establish a hair routine that best compliments their life.
She is a true dualist and focuses on both cut and color equally. She loves working with hair’s natural texture to create more raw, lived in looks, with an emphasis on shags, short cuts, baby lights and low maintenance color.
Mac provides the following services