New York Hidden Gem

Harper's Bazaar

Located in a historic West Village mansion, the Whittemore House has a vi be that's relaxed, hip, and flat-out cool. Founded by colorists Victoria Hunter and Larry Raspanti, former creative directors at Bumble and Bumble, the salon attracts rock stars, model types, actors, and plenty of real folks with a my-hairlooks- fab-and-shiny-yetnot-overstyled look.

45 Grove St., New York, NY; 212-242-8880;

Sachajuan Ocean Mist ($28) is a bestseller at the salon

By: Alexandra Parnass