Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.
— Gore Vidal


Nicolette Lafranchi is a licensed cosmetologist that has been working professionally since 2011.

She grew up working in her mothers downtown Santa Rosa salon, Innovation Salon & iSND Spa. Upon graduation from Ursuline High School in Sonoma County, she attended FIDM in Los Angeles and began working at a Allen Edwards Salon in Brentwood, an internationally renowned salon.

Nicolette returned from Los Angeles and received her cosmetology license in 2011 from Vintage Academy in Napa. She began assisting Maria Shahi, nominated by Vidal Sassoon as one of America’s 10 best hairstylist in the U.S. and Jean Charles Castellisi, an international stylist and winner of Hairdresser of the Year in France.  Once graduating from the assistant program, she began working as a stylist at Le Carre and Style Bar in Greenbrae. At Style Bar in Greenbrae she styled celebrity clients such as; creator of Benefit Cosmetics, Jean Ford, Anahita Sedaghatfar, attorney and television legal analyst and commentator, as well as Jennifer Newsom an American documentary filmmaker and actress. 

Her extensive experience and training prepared her to work fashion shows and photoshoots in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York. Lafranchi works with models signed at; WILHELMINA NYC, CITY Paris, Scout Model Agency, NO Ties Management, Stars Management, JE MODEL MANAGEMENT, and more. Lafranchi does hair and makeup for commerical, bridal, editorial, fashion, lifestyle, special events, music videos and films.

Clients include; Yelp, LinkedIn, Pandora, ESL Gaming, Rodan & Fields and more.

Photo by Michael Moore

Photo by Michael Moore