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Scoop: Mix and match services at American Cutting Co.

Located in the old Maison Luxe space, this new downtown salon tailors its a la carte-style menu to s

By Kate Calamusa December 14, 2010


This article originally appeared in the January 2011 issue of Seattle magazine.

Embrace your choosy side at new downtown beauty joint American Cutting Co. (1123 First Ave.; 206.395.2060; Occupying the former Maison Luxe space, the salon tailors its à la carte–style menu to suit your time and budget. Pick from shampoo and cut ($22, without dry and style; $47, for additional blow-dry), go for the full spruce-up (cut, full color, shampoo and dry, $105) or grab a spot at the blow-dry bar for a 30-minute blow-out style ($25). Owned by Seattleite Steve Vernon, a former software and real estate entrepreneur, the small, industrial-chic salon welcomes men and women with pour-over brewed coffee, an in-house iPad loaded with games and extended hours for pre- and post-work services (open at 7 a.m. weekdays, open until 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday). K.C.


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