MEET THE SUEDE TEAM

Meet the amazing staff here at Suede Studio. Each member of our team have a unique skill set that gives Suede the variety and expertise needed to offer you a world class experience.

We strive to exceed your expectations.

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ASHKAN

OWNER/STYLIST
BIO

Ashkan Bashiri

Owner/Stylist

Ashkan has been in the salon industry since 1989. After 15 years working at Topoli Grand Salon and Spa, he ventured out and opened Suede Salon and Spa. Ashkan carries a BS in physiology from University of California Santa Barbara and has completed numerous creative cut and color courses from Vidal Sassoon and Paul Mitchell. He has stayed currnet through business and technical classes in the U.S.A, and Europe Through Wella, and Sebastian. He has worked, and collaborated with Robert Cromean, Robert Lobetta, and The Christopher and Sonya Dove behind the stage and Photo Shoots. Ashkan is also a firm believer in giving back to his community by raising money for numerous local charities including; Weave, Shiners’ Hospital, Children’s Receiving Home, Cure, breast cancer research, and many local school’s fundraisers.

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ALISHA

STYLIST
BIO

Alisha Nordquist

Stylist

Alisha takes great pride in her work. Driven by the passion for the beauty industry, she is trained in all areas of hair specializing in all the new trends of blonding techniques and fashion coloring. Alisha’s training does not stop there, she is exceptional in wedding styling, cosmetic applications, chemical smoothing, hair cutting and dimensional coloring. Alisha adds her unique skills and flair to everything she does, because of her positive attitude and strong attention to detail this makes her successful in her craft.

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DAVID

STYLIST
BIO

David Fisher

Salon Manager/Stylist

David Fisher has been with Suede for over 8 years. He is originally from New York having relocated to California in 2006. David graduated top of his class from LSO cosmetology career training in New York. In the salon he worked as a full time stylist, art director and educator for Kenra. He makes this industry his own by bringing professional, artistic and positive experience behind the chair. David specializes in all dimensional color patterns and cutting to compliment all aspects of the clients image and vision.

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Christy ``Rocket``

STYLIST
BIO

Christy “Rocket” McCann

Stylist

Christy is the latest member to join the Suede family. Previously she was working in Hollywood as a professional make up artist and stylist.

 

Book an appointment with Rocket today:
Colorist
Hair cutting
Balayage, balayage ombré
Hair treatments
Wedding makeup
Runway makeup
Special effects makeup
Prom makeup

 

Schooling:
Paul Mitchell East Bay
Joe Blasco cosmetics school Hollywood

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CHERIE

STYLIST
BIO

Cherie Hokamura

Stylist

Recently new to Sacramento from the Bay Area, I bring along with me over 18 years as a stylist, exclusively trained at top salons in San Francisco. Customer Care is my top priority, and I treat each client with professionalism and quality service. I have a passion for hair coloring and hair cutting equally, and specialize in rich dimensional color, and fun modern styles.

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