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Kennaland is a hair salon born out of a desire to move away

from the traditional salon: its haste, hustle, bad lighting,

weak tea and the continual churn of clients and stylists

through the doors.

 

Having worked for 14 years in salons, on photoshoots, filmsets

and backstage of catwalks across the globe, Kenna wanted to

create a space for his team and other session stylists to be able

to work on their valued clients but with the freedom and

flexibility needed to maintain careers in the fashion and

beauty industries. 

 

Kennaland began as a partnership between Kenna,

a celebrated stylist and creative director and

Sophia 'London's best colourist  for blondes' (Timeout)

in a disused East London theatre.

 

Clients and stylists alike quickly became accustomed

to the unconventional and somewhat mysterious location. 

 

Less than a year later, Kennaland outgrew the space,

moving in  2010 to a secret spot above the notorious

Hackney pub,The Cat & Mutton. The perfect relocation. 

 

Here, Kennaland sat atop a rickety spiral staircase

above the pub and welcomed you with the feel of an

eclectic Victorian home.  A ramshackle display of wigs

and an abundance of curiosities acquired from Kenna's

love of carboot sales. 

 

Kennaland quickly was established as the go-to for the 

fashion savvy for cuts, colours, consultations and

sometimes just to hang out. 

 

In 2013, Kennaland upped roots again, undergoing a 

make over and a short trip across London Fields to 

accommodate the ever expanding clientele. 

 

The Hackney space retains its underground feel both

in essence and physically - being set below ground

level in an old children's ballet studio. The fresh 

decor has taken some inspiration from Kenna's 

endeavours in America..

 

With Kenna's career in fashion flourishing and

finding himself in NY on a more regular basis, 

Kennaland Greenpoint was born as a sister 

salon to the Hackney studio. 

 

Like its sibling, Kennaland Greenpoint retains 

exclusivity and remains out of the commotion

of Manhattan city life. 

 

You will find it located in the fashionable 

neighborhood of Greenpoint, sitting above 

street level in an old pencil factory, making the 

most of its heavy wood beams and industrial 

edges. 

 

A full staff diverse and talented as the Hackney

original are there to greet and groom you, as 

are the comfy couches, quirky collectibles and 

a bar not far below.