Best of Boston

2007 Best Women's Haircut, Inexpensive

Miss Laura’s

This prewar-era salon looks 100 percent retro, and it’s still favored among J.P. lifers in need of pre-church primping. But younger clients with far more cool than cash flock here, too, for edgy styles from a smart, bracingly sardonic staff.

46 South St., Jamaica Plain, 617-524-4243,