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Emergency haircut

  • 19th Apr, 2007 at 6:06 AM

I don't know if you know Lisa Smith, bassist for the spectacular Pony Up. But I do. When she's not travelling the world, playing in seedy bars, and living it up at SXSW, she cuts hair at Coupe Bizzarre. Which is how I bumped into her when I embarked on my search for a replacement hairdresser.

When madamewoo got an utterly disasterous (but free) haircut, I knew just the person who could fix her hair.


Scissors
Originally uploaded by sfllaw.

Product
Originally uploaded by sfllaw.

Cutting
Originally uploaded by sfllaw.

Headshot
Originally uploaded by sfllaw.

We both left as very happy customers.


Comments

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tashamonster
19th Apr, 2007 12:46 (UTC)
Lisa is my hairdresser and she is awesome!
sfllaw
19th Apr, 2007 12:48 (UTC)
Isn't she? I love her apron.
love2heart
19th Apr, 2007 13:00 (UTC)
that's strange...
i thought it was sarah who use to work at coupe bizarre because I remember getting my hair styled by her then a mutual friend of ours also told me she was part of pony up and that's why she wasn't available to work at coupe bizzare anymore....maybe i mixed up names...maybe sarah was indeed lisa but then I looked up ponny up bio and sarah does exist! and what i specifically remember about sarah was that she had a tattoo of a fairy on her arm, and after looking at their myspace photos, you can see sarah and a good clear shot of her tattoo, so therefore in conclusion! i did not imagine getting my hair cut by sarah at coupe bizarre and lisa and sarah both work at coupe bizarre!

yes i wanted 3 mins of my life and yours right now.
sfllaw
20th Apr, 2007 03:50 (UTC)
I guess Coupe Bizzarre is a pretty good place to work if you're going to rock out in a band. :)
girl_tm
19th Apr, 2007 21:10 (UTC)
So who have her the bad haircut in the first place???
sfllaw
20th Apr, 2007 03:51 (UTC)
A student who approached her in a café. She needed a model and was offering a free cut.

I guess she was pretty new at this.
girl_tm
19th Apr, 2007 21:14 (UTC)
Also hehe a little blast from the past - my old band The Cherry Persuasion used to share a jam space with them! And I'd always get mad when they used my keyboards LOL
sfllaw
20th Apr, 2007 03:52 (UTC)
Well, I guess I'd be a little miffed too, if they didn't ask.
girl_tm
20th Apr, 2007 05:03 (UTC)
It was kinda funny actually. We used to rehearse in the basement of the Ugava Mattress building on Pine. The walls were concrete block painted pink with green astroturf on the floor. I wonder if they still practice there - you should ask! Haha.
sfllaw
21st Apr, 2007 08:25 (UTC)
I'll try to remember to ask, the next time I go.
le_maistre_e
20th Apr, 2007 04:04 (UTC)
Not so much about the haircut, but more along the lines of, YOU'RE ALIVE !!!

Call me. Please?
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