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

Edwards & Co., Evoke Hair, District Salon, Prema Hair and Royals Hair are 5 of Sydney’s top salons which are a must visit!

Hairdresser cutting hair at Sydney best salon

Are you a Sydney gal searching for a worthy hairdresser to tame your mane, or simply visiting the city and looking for a salon to transform your do for a night-out?

We've covered the best Brisbane salons, now Fashion Weekly has collated a guide to the Sydney salons with award-winning hairdressers and a cult following from some of Australia’s biggest celebrities, ensuring you have access to only the best of the best!

Rest assured you can entrust your locks with the experts at Edwards & Co., Evoke Hair, District Salon, Prema Hair and Royals Hair.

Edwards & Co.

For chic hairstyles and perfected balayage which rivals Olivia Palermo’s locks, Edwards and Co. is the salon to visit!

Edwards & Co. Sydney best salon

Edwards and Co. is directed by leading colourist and ‘the balayage expert’, Jaye Edwards and houses some of Sydney’s most innovative and fashion forward, freelance stylists.

Raw and minimal in its warehouse form, the Edwards and Co. experience is sculptured by the salon’s spacious interior which will allow you to unwind and relax during your visit.

The salon is a go-to destination for some of Australia’s most influential bloggers like Sara Donaldson, Michelle Crossan and Jasmin Howell and celebrities like Lara Bingle and Samantha Jade, to name a few.

For chic, beach babe locks and a salon experience fit for a celebrity you cannot go past Edwards & Co.!

For more information or to book your appointment visit and follow Edwards and Co. on Facebook and Instagram.


99-103 Kippax Street, Surry Hills NSW | 02 9211 6631
Suite 32, 20-28 Maddox Street, Alexandria NSW | 02 8042 1960

Evoke Hair

Beautiful hair can evoke a feeling of confidence and fabulousness; a sensation the team at Evoke Hair believe should be an everyday affair.

Evoke Hair Sydney best salon

With three salons conveniently located in Sydney’s CBD and an expert team of highly trained stylists, Evoke Hair is a must-visit for any Sydney woman looking for a one-stop hair and beauty destination.

Evoke Hair invites you to enjoy more than just great hair, they want you to escape life's busy schedule and relax in their beautiful salon. Whether you want to refresh your look with a colour and cut or you require a glam up style for a special event, rest-assured the team will look after you.

The salon is a finalist at the Australian Hair Fashion Awards 2016, have stylists working at international Fashion Weeks and most recently had a stylist invited to work on the set of Australia’s Next Top Model's new season.

Evoke Hair celebrates looking and feeling gorgeous every day!

For more information or to book your appointment visit or follow Evoke Hair on Facebook and Instagram.


Darling Park, 201 Sussex Street, NSW 2000 | Contact 02 8040 9059
2 Market Street, Allianz Centre, NSW 2000 | Contact 02 9283 5113
World Square Centre, 644 George St, Sydney 2000 | Contact 02 9283 1156

District Salon

Located on the rooftop of Sydney’s contemporary department store The Stables, District Salon is an award-winning salon with an inviting atmosphere. 

District Salon Sydney best salon interior

Complete with lift access, skylights and a space designed by renowned architect Henry Wilson, the salon provides a relaxed homely feel.

The team at District Salon has been expertly curated by owner, Frankie Endersbee to ensure the most passionate and talented creatives encompass the team. Their award winning cutters and colour technician's ability to revamp and refresh your look will have you feeling simply fabulous while you relax in their ego-free, stylised salon.

The hairstylist's repertoire spans over 13 years within the fashion industry and their impressive works include styling at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia and New York Fashion Week, alongside television and high fashion editorials.

With Alan White as District Salon’s Creative Director, the team are present at every major fashion event in Sydney, including having worked with Mario Testino on his latest issue of Vogue. District Salon Stylist, Madison Voloshin, won the 2016 Australian Hair Fashion Award for Men’s Hairdresser of the Year, making them not only a number one salon to visit for you but also your man.

For more information or to book your appointment visit and follow District Salon on Facebook and Instagram.


Level 2, 352 Bourke Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010 | 02 9331 8635

Prema Hair

Prema Hair has been servicing happy clients for over a decade - with three cutting edge salons across Sydney and New York - and believe in making you feel strong, beautiful and unstoppable; so you can face the world at your very best!

Prema Sydney best salon interior

Driven by an outstanding team of hairdressers and creatives who have worked across the hair industry and have participated in Fashion Weeks both nationally and internationally, the salons run at a world class level with the Bondi salon being one of the busiest in the country.

Prema Hair uses art, culture, street-style and high-fashion to garner an experience that ensures you walk out of the salon a perfect 10.

But don’t take our word for it; with a range of awards under their belt, Prema Hair has most recently been selected as a finalist for Salon Team of the Year and Salon Business of the Year at 2016 Hair Expo.

Whether you want an edgy cut or you’re looking to perfect your colour, relax with a glass of wine or a latte in hand and leave it up to the experts. After one visit it’s guaranteed you’ll want to return, the tight knit team will make you feel like part of the family from the second you walk in.

For more information or to book your appointment visit and follow Prema Hair on Facebook and Instagram.


Level 3, Shop 3065 Westfield, Bondi Junction, NSW | Contact 02 9389 80 80
Shop 5, 490 Crown Street, Surry Hills NSW | Contact 02 9360 80 80
101 Stanton Street, New York City, New York | Contact +1 646-861-3766

Royals Hair

If you are looking for a salon with personality and award-winning hairdressers that will welcome you as part of the family, Royals Hair is for you!

Royals Hair Sydney best salon interior

Taking inspiration from Moroccan hospitality, Royals Hair believes you should feel like an honoured guest throughout your visit, which is why the team takes pride in welcoming each client as part of their ‘family’. Apart from experiencing the welcoming environment, you are also guaranteed to leave the salon feeling renewed and rejuvenated.

A distinct Moorish influence increasingly contributes to the salon’s unique atmosphere, with Moroccan-inspired decor, exotic teas in ornate cultured glasses, Middle Eastern sweets and lushly fragranced candles; the salon has created a unique brand identity in keeping with the essence of Royals Hair.

With a multi award-winning team - most recently Mary Alamine has won both the 2016 Australian Hair Fashion Award for NSW/ACT Hairdresser of the Year and the 2015 HOTSHOTS Rising Star Award - you can rest assured your mane is in the best of hands.

Book your appointment now and enjoy a delicious professionally brewed coffee, tea or a glass of champagne and peruse the latest magazines while an experienced hairdresser brings out the best version of you.

For more information or to book your appointment visit and follow Royals Hair on Facebook and Instagram.


Level 2, Castle Towers, Castle Hill, NSW 2154 | Contact 02 9680 2069
Level 1, Westfield Shoppingtown, Hornsby NSW 2077 | Contact 02 9477 4441
Royals Cherrybrook Opening May 2016 | Shop 42, Cherrybrook Village, Cherrybrook NSW 2126

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

Words: Frances van Eeden