Best of Boston

Best Hair Salon, West

2009 Best Hair Salon, West

I.D. Salon

We stumbled into this much-buzzed-about salon as the worst of our possible client selves—no appointment, unwashed hair under a ballcap, jittery with caffeine—and were frankly [...] read more»
2008 Best Hair Salon, West


Three decades in the biz and not a whiff of mustiness about Salon Capri, where a phalanx of Penna family members (who also run a [...] read more»
2007 Best Hair Salon, West


Newton Centre
If you're after Newbury Street panache minus the hassle of driving in from the 'burbs, Fia has the experts on staff and swank products in [...] read more»
2006 Best Hair Salon, West

Kenneth Wildes Salon

These days, salons need more than Kérastase products, a funky soundtrack, and an edgy interior to stand out. Kenneth Wildes sets itself apart with highly [...] read more»
2005 Best Hair Salon, West

Salon Capri

Newton Highlands
Salon Capri offers just the right combination of Newbury Street professionalism and community charm. The clientele—from women of a certain age to ladies who lunch [...] read more»
2001 Best Hair Salon, West


Blue proves that the term suburban cool need not be an oxymoron. The space's beautiful and sleek trimmings hint at the industrial, but still manage [...] read more»