Equus Hair

Nestled in the chic enclave of Launceston Village, a stone’s throw from Kensington Palace, is one of the longest running Hair Salons in London.

Equus Hair Stylists create looks that complement your lifestyle and taste. Whether it is a sophisticated Blow Dry for a party or an outstanding cut, the Equus Hair Team will devise the bespoke style to suit the occasion.

Equus spans the decades and brings the depth of this knowledge with it. In a fast changing world, there are still some things that remain sacrosanct and a loyal and trusted hairdresser is now more necessary than ever.


John Olofson opened OLOFSON HAUTE COIFFURE in Brompton Rd in 1953. The salon established a reputation as the “Court Salon” for the Queen’s Courtiers and friends and was in direct competition with RAYMONDE (Teasy Weasy), the first Celebrity Hairdresser.

OLOFSON kept its reputation intact as others came and went. In 1993, Geoffrey Flanders bought the salon and merged it with his own Knightsbridge Salon, EQUUS. Geoffrey's renown as a colourist had created a client list of the “Great and the Good” that included: Jackie Onassis, Elizabeth Taylor, Isabella Blow, Arianna Huffington and Princess Michael of Kent.

In August 2012, EQUUS moved to the fashionable enclave of LAUNCESTON VILLAGE in Kensington. Exclusive and full of charm, it has a country feel yet is only a short walk from Kensington Palace.


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Wedding Hair
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Traditional French Beauty Methods
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Multi-lingual staff
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  • 17 Victoria Grove, London,
    W8 5RW