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 hair salons in sarasota florida

we are located in beautiful downtown sarasota and our goal is to provide quality service for every client. we believe our clients deserve an individual experience and we strongly believe every head of hair is not the same.

apartment 12′s stylists are creative, educated, and versed in all types of hair.

meet them…


joanne giordano

salon owner + stylist

made in new york, joanne giordano offers 10 years of experience as a stylist and specializes in short haircuts and her expertise with color. she has a passion for what she does and has a following who would agree. “clippers on a woman’s haircut make me cringe.” she is trained in wella and goldwell products, as well as global keratin and coppola keratins, and certified with platinum seamless hair extensions.



laura mclain

salon owner + stylist

laura mcclain loves style, fashion and hair that is effortless, polished and little rock ‘n’ roll.  she specializes in hair extensions, the ombre technique, hair painting, and bridal hair/updos.  she is trained in goldwell and loreal products and is an educator for platinum seamless hair extensions. prior to becoming a hair stylist, laura was a make-up artist for MAC.



emily pond


emily pond’s artistry as a stylist stems from a solid education in the industry.  she began her training with the aveda institute, where she worked for six years.  then, emily became a teacher for john paul mitchell systems where she coached four schools on business building and technical skills.  emily loves being a stylist and being a mom, raising her family in Sarasota.