It's been a long time since I listened to much David Bowie but I downloaded his last album—Blackstar, this week…
The French Reception is currently looking for talented hairdressers, colour technicians and apprentice hairdressers to join our team.
We've recently changed our hair colour product line to COLOR.ME by Kevin Murphy.
The blow-back hairstyle (think Elvis or James Dean) may be synonymous with men's hair but it's a great hairstyle on women and is currently as popular on the catwalks as it is with A-list celebrities.
Have you ever found it difficult to recreate that salon blow-dry at home? Would you like to learn professional blow-drying techniques?
How times have changed…
I haven't seen Black Panther yet but if the soundtrack is anything to go by then it should be brilliant.
As our regular customers will already know we love a good Gin and Tonic at The French Reception, especially when we're giving them to our clients.
The Fall have been many things in their nearly 40 year career—genre defying, the most prolific band of the British post-punk movement, some kind of Northern English magical realism.
Maia Flore's work fits somewhere between reality and her own imagination.
We have the low down for you this weekend on a grown-up, low-maintenance and minimal style that's currently all the rage: the low ponytail.
Leeds Art Gallery is currently exhibiting German fluxus/performance artist Joseph Beuys' (1921–1986) sculpture and drawings from the 1950's onwards and it's well worth a visit.
I've been unable to stop myself listening to the Future Islands latest album 'The Far Field' for a while now.
Californian Photographer Medina Duggar, who lives and works in Lagos Nigeria, celebrates Nigerian women's hair styles 'through a fanciful, contemporary lens' in her ongoing series of photographs called Chroma: An Ode to J.D. Okhai Ojeikere.
In no particular order, here are our 10 favourite movie hairstyles.
We might be a bit late with this post. After all Leeds Pride was a few months ago.
This week our favourite track comes from Penguin Cafe.
We've started the day with a pixie haircut, also know as a short texturised crop. I love this cut on women and it's been popularised recently by celebrities such as Katie Perry, Cara Delevigne and Scarlett Johansson.
"The slowly grown hair has been flattened and processed for eternity, and marks the definitive end of a hairstyle..."
We've been practicing braiding hair in the salon today, it's a tricky skill to master, whilst taking inspiration from the paintings of artist So Yoon Lym.
This is our track of the week: Maribou State—Midas (feat. Holly Walked)
As many of you will already know The French Reception isn't just about great haircuts, colour technique and the odd tipple, it's also somewhere you can relax and listen to a fine selection of eclectic music curated by Laurent.
I recently came across an artist called Monique Goossens...
Point cutting is a technique used to remove bulk from the hair’s ends and to create texture.
This week we’ve been looking at colour trends for the coming autumn/winter season
As a Vogue France “star style” for autumn/winter 17/18 the short bob is our hair trend pick for the coming months.
The French Reception is looking for a talented hair stylist or colour artist to join our team.
French for sweep, Balayage is a technique for colouring hair that’s perfect for the summer.