Jan
15

Florimania art show with Dina Kravtsov

Florimania, LeShag’s last art show of 2022, is wrapping up its last few weeks at the salon. I had the opportunity to chat with one of the three artists from the show, Dina Kravtsov. She’s a Kingston local and O+ Festival alum. Kravstov’s paintings are done with acrylics, oils, and collage techniques. Her work is […]

Nov
23

The Maiden is officially open!

The Maiden is officially open. To inquire about accommodations email us. WE DID IT! These past few years have been filled with many indescribably odd moments. These years have been long and the easiest of tasks have been hard to maneuver and accomplish. For some of us, 2019 in Kingston was a crazy year. Things […]

Nov
03

The Aviary: Art Show by Steven Strauss (video)

Recently Le Shag featured the art work of Steven Strauss, the owner and creative director of Spring Atelier in Peekskill NY. Spring Atelier and Le Shag share common themes when it comes the combination of hair and art. Both submerged in the art world in the form of photo shoots, hair shows and using the […]

Jun
03

Meet Maria Philippis: The Woman Behind Boitson’s

Maria Philippis is the founder & owner behind Boitson’s, a beloved Kingston restaurant that closed its doors this past January. Boitson’s arguably changed the Kingston restaurant landscape, ushering in an upgraded level of cuisine and service for the city and drawing in crowds from all over the Hudson Valley and beyond. I had the pleasure […]

May
07

Changing the Narrative; Hair Loss in Women

Hair is an inextricably important part of so many women’s lives. It changes with us as the years pass, adjusting to the ebbs and flows of our identities. It is also something that we always have the power to influence unlike so many aspects of ourselves, which proves important considering how much it can impact our self-esteem. Need to […]

May
02

The Best Products for an Easy Morning

A morning routine doesn’t have to be a terribly difficult part of the day, and taking a few extra minutes to love oneself goes very very far. Personally I don’t shampoo my hair regularly, and after it air dries, it can be a little lifeless. I help undead my hair with Kevin Murphy Bedroom Hair. […]

Mar
30

You Can Radiate Everything You Are – By Mary Jane Nusbaum and James Porter

Beyond helping us look good, salons hold the promise that a new hairstyle or hair color can reveal a deeper, inner beauty and allow our whole selves to radiate forth.  Mary Jane Nusbaum and James Porter’s art installation responds to this environment by populating Le Shag with artworks that are by turns humorous, sexual, poignant, kitschy, […]

Mar
30

New Product Reviews – Kevin Murphy Products

I am so excited that Le Shag now carries Kevin Murphy products and wanted to share a couple of my favorites. I’m going to focus on their volumising products because I think they are really wonderful and it can be difficult to find products well suited for fine hair. Kevin Murphy makes one of my all-time favorite shampoo and conditioner sets, Angel Wash and […]