NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - YK Salon in New Providence celebrated their Grand Opening with a ribbon cutting on Thursday. Mayor Al Morgan was on hand to welcome Yoni Kreger and his team to their new storefront at 1274 Springfield Avenue.
The Grand Opening festivities continue on Saturday, September 12 from 12 to 4 p.m. The community is invited to stop by for complimentary hair touch-ups, music, give aways and more. All guests will be given a 20 percent coupon on one entire day of beauty. The stylists look forward to interacting with the neighborhood.
Kreger transformed the space of the former Feathers Salon bringing New York City to the suburbs. The high industrial exposed ceiling adds to the cosmopolitan modern vibe. He said the space was custom-designed to make all guests feel welcome and at home.
Kreger has gone above and beyond to accommodate for COVID-19 mandated guidelines with sanitation and servicing procedures to ensure the safety of his staff and clients. "We call it Safe Styling," said Kreger. Masks are required and each client will be assigned one chair for the duration of their appointment, regardless of their service. Click here for salon safety procedures.
This is Kreger's second salon in New Jersey. He left Soho in 2015 to open a salon in South Orange. He didn't envision opening his second New Jersey location during a pandemic, however, it may work to his advantage. "It's hard times -- we opened in a real empty time," he said. But, he still has faith. With fewer people traveling into the city, Kreger has brought the city to New Providence. YK Salon is just what people are looking for.
About YK Salon:
The YK Salon is the realized vision of its creator, Yoni Kreger, who brings decades of experience teaching the art of cutting, coloring, and styling hair.
In 2010, Yoni opened his first US hair salon in New York’s SoHo neighborhood, to much acclaim.
In 2015, Yoni brought his vision across the Hudson River to establish the YK Salon in South Orange, New Jersey. There, he launched the Silk Road Haircare line of products—only available at YK Salon—and built an extraordinary team of exceptional hairstylists, colorists, and client satisfaction representatives. He also established the YK Hair Academy to ensure that learning and growing never stops for the passionate and committed hairstylists of YK Salon.
Now, in 2020 -- Kreger brings his professional salon experience to New Providence.