This and That: with Paul Heath AKA Dumbwon

Our next art show at Le Shag is longtime Kingston resident, Paul Heath. You might know him as Dumbwon, you might know him from the band Dead Unicorn, and you might of seen him across the bar at the Anchor a few years back slinging drinks. I got a chance to ask Paul a few […]


Product Reviews : Air Dry with Lundy

The weather is getting warmer which means there’s more opportunity to air dry your hair! Air drying is my personal favorite method of styling but it can be hard for some people to embrace their natural texture. With a few tips and some product recommendations I encourage everyone to give it a try. When air […]


Fresh things for Spring: Real talk for you and your stylist

Spring is here and some consider it to be the true new year, and others embrace it because they are sick of the winter gray sky and the depression that goes with. What we all crave is the rebirth of new life and the promise of longer days. How we feel is so infected by […]


You can handle the truth with Leroy Burnett

This week I had an opportunity to reach out to Le Shags next gallery artist, Leroy Burnett, and got to ask them a few questions about their life and art. We love, as stylists, getting the chance to know the artist a bit more because we are often questioned behind the chair about the art […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]