The hairdressing industry is creative and collaborative and cherishes community. Two salons from different areas of the world have formed a remarkable friendship to demonstrate these values. Mewies and Co. – a salon in Leicestershire; and The Place, a prestigious hair salon in Switzerland, have joined forces to share knowledge, skills and inspiration.
Mewies & Co. and The Place
The partnership began at the 2022 Authentic Beauty Concept Global Community Gathering in Hamburg, where Dan Mewies, co-owner of Mewies & Co., met Michelle Tanner, owner of The Place.
Dan Mewies says: “When I met Michelle, we instantly connected over our shared passion for hairdressing and a commitment to creating a better community within the industry. Since then, our partnership has gone from strength to strength.”
A trip to Switzerland
Jemma and Dan Mewies visited Michelle and her business partner, in Switzerland following the encounter. During their visit, the Mewies & Co. power couple provided invaluable training to Michelle’s salon staff. This gesture was just the beginning of a powerful collaboration.
Michelle says: “Jemma and Dan’s visit was an incredible learning opportunity for my team, and it solidified our bond. Their dedication to education and love for the craft are truly inspiring.”
A trip to the United Kingdom
In return, Michelle and her husband visited Dan and Jemma in the UK and offered training to the Mewies & Co. team. This exchange of knowledge and skills deepened the friendships and strengthened the ties between the two salons.
Jemma says: “Having Michelle and her husband stay with us was a fantastic experience. We are constantly learning and growing, and their visit was a testament to collaboration’s incredible potential.”
The partnership has continued to flourish with Dan recently visiting Switzerland for a week to offer a guest spot in Michelle’s salon. He provided her clients with a full menu of services and delivered valuable education to her team.
The power of collaboration
The partnership between Mewies & Co. and The Place is a testament to the real power of collaboration. Their journey shows the infinite potential that unfolds when two salon owners connect. It’s clear the hairdressing industry has the power to bridge geographical gaps and create lasting friendships…while delivering exceptional services to clients.
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