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Oh! You Pretty Things

Yet another talented pair on the floor here at diPietro Todd! Max and Amber chose David Bowie as their inspiration for their graduation soirée theme. A daunting task for sure, but see for yourself — they nailed it. Max is now available for cuts at our Palo Alto location and Amber for color in Union Square!


Stylist Spotlight: Dylan Ponicsan

Dylan Ponicsan Stylist & Partner Walnut Creek He’s one of dPT’s most advanced cutting specialists, a partner in its Walnut Creek salon, and has started his own hair care line. So it might surprise you to know that Dylan Ponicsan’s impressive career in beauty was launched long ago by a bunch of guys playing poker…. Read more »


Stylist Spotlight: Amita Moticka

Amita Moticka Stylist & Partner Mill Valley Right-brained much? Amita Moticka got her own birthday wrong for 4 years straight — but she’ll recall every single snip she’s ever cut into hair. “Don’t ask me my son’s birth date, or mine for that matter,” she admits, “but for some reason, once I’ve done a haircut,… Read more »


Changing the Look of Cancer, One Head at a Time

Andrew Todd knows the best way to prevent hair loss from cancer, and he wants to let the entire beauty industry in on it. Many years ago, Todd — visionary hairstylist and diPietro Todd co-founder — was catching up with some friends in his native England. One had just completed chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer,… Read more »


Stylist Spotlight: Chris David

CHRIS DAVID Stylist & Co-Owner Palo Alto When chatting with Chris David, feel free to bring up topics as diverse as theater, music, international travel, flower arranging, and how to cut a killer bob. Just please don’t sing THAT song to him. “I attended beauty school in Virginia but dropped out … and yes, I’ve… Read more »


“New Talent Spotlight”… Alexandra

We are thrilled to add Alexandra to the stylist floor at our Union Square location. For her soiree theme she chose the “The World” Tarot card – the symbol of completion. Before the show she read to us… “with this card you see the whole picture, all elements align to create the total vision. The… Read more »


We’re in Miami…

Our New Year was kicked off with a trip to Miami to attend “Front Row” hosted by Luxury Brand Partners. The 4 day event featured inspiration and education from the Oribe team, R+Co, Vivian Mackinder, and Creative Director of Barneys, Simon Doonan – just to name a few. Miami itself provided inspiration, with a walk… Read more »


Buying Hair Products Can Change Someone’s Life (… Really.)

The right hair products can change lives for the better. It may sound dramatic, but it’s true. For years, diPietro Todd has offered full product lines from global leaders including Kerastase, Rene Furterer, and Shu Uemura Art of Hair. But with amazing new products being launched constantly, it’s time for a shakeup in the lineup…. Read more »


Stylist Spotlight: Winona Lewis

WINONA LEWIS Stylist & Co-Owner Pacific Heights Winona Lewis comes from a family of artists and restaurateurs, and has been into fashion and style her whole life. Growing up in a family restaurant (the iconic Nepenthe in Big Sur) was a constant parade of celebrities, travelers and interesting people she loved to meet. The experience… Read more »


1988 (the year dPT opened) Theme- “Simply Irresistible”

The V.I.P’s-  Janet Jackson, Milli Vanilli, Prince, Depeche Mode, Madonna.  They were all there….. in Costume and in Spirit.  What a Blast!