Cut above the rest: 5 of Melbourne’s best hair salons

Confidénte Salon, D’ARTANIAN Dior hairdressing, Debarge Hair and Caffe, PREEN and Telleish Hair Studio are 5 of Melbourne’s best hair salons that are a must visit!

Girl getting her hair done at Melbourne's best salon

Melbourne is without a doubt one of Australia’s most creative cities – known for its vibrancy and hidden gems. It’s only natural then that the city is home to some of the hair industry’s leading creatives.

Fashion Weekly has curated a guide to Melbourne’s best hair salons. With award-winning hairdressers who have a cult following from some of Australia’s top influencers, these are 5 of Melbourne’s best hair salons.

Not in Melbourne? Don’t worry you can view our local hair guides for Brisbane's best salons or Sydney's top hairdressers instead!

Confidénte Salon

Confidénte Salon is a unique boutique hair salon with a strong vision on personalised service and quality, where you will leave the salon feeling confident in yourself!

Confidente is Melbourne's best salon

This service is achieved through one-on-one appointments, meaning your stylist will attend to you throughout the entire appointment, from the consult and shampoo, through to the finishing - ensuring no time is wasted waiting for your stylist to finish with another client!

Located upstairs in Royal Arcade, the salon is central yet tucked away from the hustle and bustle, making it the perfect escape to unwind and refresh your do. The team at Confidénte is made up of only senior stylists whom are highly trained and passionate about crafting the best version of you.

By partaking as stylists at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, the team strives to continually provide you with fashion forward styles customised to your hair, face shape and lifestyle.

Along with providing an array of cutting and colouring services, the salon specialises in high end extensions, balayage and bio ionic straightening. The team at Confidénte Salon also have a passion for modern styles with bridal and event hair and make-up packages available.

For more information or to book your appointment visit or contact 1800 861 622 and follow Confidénte Salon on Instagram.

Location: Suite 52, Level 1, Royal Arcade, 148 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

D’ARTANIAN Dior hairdressing

Located in a boutique salon on the ninth floor of Melbourne’s iconic Art Deco Manchester Unity Building you will find one of Melbourne’s best kept secrets in hair, D’ARTANIAN Dior hairdressing.

D'ARTANIAN Dior hairdressing is Melbourne's best salon

Since its opening two years ago, D’ARTANIAN Dior hairdressing has quickly become one of Melbourne’s best salons by creating an experience that is private, intimate, and delightfully exclusive.

The team found at D’Artanian Dior are passionate and creative individuals, who are focused on delivering uninterrupted consultation and comprehensive care. Their keen eye for detail will see your hair vision tailored to fit your face shape, individuality and personal style.

After living in London for five years, D’Artanian has honed his skills at some of the most prestigious international salons, and worked with some of the industry's giants. He takes great pleasure in sharing these skills with his staff, and most importantly his clients.

These award winning hairstylists tick all the boxes, from day-to-day, day-to-night, bridal, magazines or even backstage at fashion week. Every time you visit D’ARTANIAN Dior hairdressing, you will get your very own red carpet treatment!

For more information or to book your appointment visit or contact 03 9041 3252 and follow D'Artanian Dior Hairdressing on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Location: Level 9, Suite 901, 220 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Debarge Hair and Caffe

Debarge Hair and Caffe offers the ultimate combination in pampering; a destination for great hair, great coffee and great company!


The integrated salon and café creates a welcoming ambiance that you will want to return to time and time again – whether that is for a quality hair service or a catch-up over breakfast and a cup of coffee.

Led by Paul and Marie Ricupito, the professional, qualified stylists at Debarge Hair and Caffe is focused on providing each of their clients with a personalised service which starts with a one-on-one consultation to ensure your new “do” perfectly suits your features and lifestyle.

The team at Debarge Hair and Caffe have a number of industry awards under their belt, most recently being nominated as finalists for three submissions of the 2016 Australian Hair Industry Awards including Salon Team of the Year and Best Customer Care.

With modern décor, excellent service and a great atmosphere, ensuring each visitor feels welcome and valued is at the core of Debarge Hair and Caffe.

For more information or to book your appointment visit or contact 03 9807 2486 and follow Debarge on Facebook and Instagram.

Location: 282 Stephensons Road, Mt Waverley VIC 3149


Nestled in the exclusive fashion hub of Collins Street, you’ll find a trendy and inviting hair haven. PREEN is Melbourne’s home for total hair indulgence and award winning hair styling.

Preen is Melbourne's best salon

The salon is led by visionary hair stylists Chris Kapetanov and Melissa Bowman, offering a complete range of ladies and men’s hair cutting, styling, colouring and bio ionic straightening services.

PREEN’S team of young, hip and friendly hair professionals provide a wealth of knowledge and experience, meeting their clients’ high expectations by delivering fashion forward haircuts and custom hair styling that is second to none. The team are regulars backstage at Melbourne Fashion Week, continue to capture some of Australia’s most prestigious awards in the hair industry and are constantly advancing their skills.

You’ll fall in love with PREEN’S warm and down-to-earth atmosphere, where you receive the star treatment you deserve. Relax and enjoy a complimentary wine, tea or a cup of freshly brewed espresso coffee as the team passionately go to work, designing the perfect hairstyle to suit you.

For more information or to book your appointment visit or contact 03 9663 7733 and follow PREEN on Facebook and Instagram.

Location: Lower Ground, 267 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Telleish Hair Studio

If you want beautiful blonde balyage to rival your favourite celebrity’s, you have to visit Melbourne’s blonde hair specialists, Telleish Hair Studio.

Tellish Hair Studio is Melbourne's best salon and blonde hair specialist

Known as the ‘blonde hair specialists’, the salon focusses on colour correcting and has been nominated as Melbourne's Best Blonde Salon.

Owner of Telleish Hair Studio, Chantelle Cowcher and her diverse handpicked team of talented and experienced hairstylists have immense passion for the hair industry and are constantly expanding their knowledge to bring you the latest techniques. The team's focus continues to push the boundaries and strive for only perfection.

You can trust that your locks are in expert hands at Telleish Hair Studio, where the team takes an honest approach and aims to assist clients in reaching their desired look through comprehensive consultations and hair diagnostics.

The highly experienced team’s repertoire spans from working backstage at Fashion Weeks both nationally and internationally at New York, Sydney and Melbourne, working on magazine front covers and working with coveted celebrities.

For more information or to book your appointment visit or contact 03 9645 2631 and follow Telleish Hair Studio on Facebook and Instagram.

Location: 311 Bay Street, Port Melbourne VIC 3207

Please note: This list appears in alphabetical order and is in no way listed in numerical preference.

Words: Frances van Eeden