"Working as a stylist in Miami Beach for 20 years, Danny Jelaca was determined to bring the area a boutique salon with and intimate personality." I wanted to be able to control the experience: the music, the look, the feel and even the way it smells," he says. His namesake salon in South Miami turns his dreams into reality, combining a posh interior, excellent customer service, prime location and superior stylist. Opening shop in South Beach Pointe, Jelaca designed the space with an architect to emulate a delicate jewelry box. cove ceilings, crystal chandeliers, button tufted wall panels and porcelain floors to make for a cozy yet open atmosphere. To match the luxurious aesthetic, the salon is departmentalized so each stylist specializes in one area: color, styling and cuts, extensions and texture treatments. Jelaca also makes sure all of his staff of 10 are first-rate, including the five stylist who work the salon semi privet styling stations. "Everyone has something unique to offer; from the front desk and assistant, to the colorist and stylist," he says.

haute living's april/may 2013 issue
Danny Jelaca, acclaimed hairstylist, has been working on South Pointe for 20 years. After working at a number of different salons, he realized none of them had the atmosphere he was looking for. Jelaca wanted the complete package: a posh interior, customer service, excellent location, amazing hair stylists, and maybe even a little champagne. And so, Jelaca followed his heart and recently opened his truly exquisite namesake salon in the Shops at Portofino tower at South Beach's South Pointe.

Best Hair Stylist Danny Jelaca salon in Miami Beach Danny Jelaca, one of South Florida’s most acclaimed hairstylists, opened his namesake salon in September of 2012. Based in South Beach for the past 20 years, Jelaca always envisioned having his own salon. Recognized in numerous publications...