We sat down with Tom Cole, Owner of Tom Hair Studios Double Bay, to talk hair and so much more, delving into his style aesthetic, career highlights and when he feels happiest. Be inspired by and learn more about this salon owner.

How would you describe your style aesthetic?

Morocco meets Turkey paired with contemporary objects and textures throughout. Our salon aesthetic features handmade Moroccan forest green tiles, vintage terracotta, Turkish pots and textured walls.

Where is your ultimate holiday destination?


What are some hair products or tools you will always reach for?

I can’t live without my Mizutani scissors.

Pick your poison.

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti – if you know you know.

Best advice someone has given you?

Where there is a will, there is a way. It sounds simple but I’ve lived by it my whole life.

When do you feel happiest?

When my email inbox is empty.

A song that is forever on repeat.

Clair de Lune by Flight Facilities.

What cut and colour are you loving right now?

Now that we are in winter, Australia’s humidity has disappeared and that means a heavy fringe is in order. I’m also loving copper tones at the moment.

Signature scent?

Oud Ispahan Christian Dior.

Favourite instagram accounts?

Alm Studio and Russh Magazine.

A career highlight?

One of the Royal Weddings, but as you can imagine, I can’t say too much!

A quote to live by?

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow,” said by Albert Einstein.