Team Ou

Vann Ou / Master Stylist, Cut and Color Specialist

A Master Stylist and seasoned Salon Manager, Vann, has been working with clients in Philadelphia since 2009 before opening Ou Salon in the spring of 2018. Vann’s extensive training in advanced color and cut, his artistic eye, and his passion for personal style and confidence inspires clients and his own team every day of the week.

Vann earned a business degree in 1996 then went on to complete his cosmetology training in 2004 at Graham Webb International Hair Academy in Washington DC. From there he advanced to lead stylist and manager of several locations for one of the largest beauty companies on the east coast, including several prominent locations in Philadelphia.

Vann loves his craft and insists his entire team bring their very best for each guest. When not styling his way to the stars, Vann is a fantastic cook, best pho ever! He loves traveling the globe with friends and family, and manages to rescue

Navy / Senior Stylist, Men’s and Short Cut Specialist

Yes, it’s that Navy! You may recognize her as the successful and talented co-owner and lead men’s stylist of Hair Rebels, originally located in Spring Garden. A native of Philly, Navy earned her cosmetology degree from 931 Beauty Academy and then spent over 7 years perfecting short styles for men and women at Rebels before joining the team at Ou Salon in the summer of 2018.

Buzz, crew, high and tight, temple fade, quiff, or pompadour, Navy is the expert with clippers and scissors. Her customers can count on Navy to be sweet, charming, and a perfectionist delivering the best short cuts and styles any day of the week. Come see what all the buzz is about.

When Navy steps away from the chair you can find her in the kitchen whipping up the latest international cuisine for her family – the favorite, somlar.

Nicole / Senior Stylist, Cut and Color Specialist

Nicole, has been working her styling magic in Center City Philadelphia for over 15 years. Nicole’s secret for making people happy? – she insists on healthy, beautifully styled hair, period. She is certified in Keratin Complex Treatment for a smooth finish and loves working with a full color pallet, hair extensions, and braiding to make a bold statement.

She has styled hair for Philly Fashion Week, several local theater companies, and many runway events. She believes every client’s cut, color, and style should reflect their own unique personality.

A true south Philly native, and of Italian descent, Nicole loves spending her off hours in the neighborhood with family, friends, and good food.

Katherine / Senior Stylist, Cut and Color Specialist

A stylist for over 20 years, Katherine aims to please and is a seasoned perfectionist. She is a Fairmount favorite for her keen eye and skills. Prior to joining our team at Ou Salon in July 2020 you might have been lucky enough to have her as your stylist at Snip or the Beehive.

Katherine sees each of her clients as an individual work of art and insists on finding the perfect shape and tone to help each show off their best selves every day. Her constant drive for continuing education has taken her to New York and London to hone her skills.

When she’s not perfecting the latest hair style, you can find Katherine touring our beautiful city or surveying the countryside with Tokyo, her extra precious Maltipoo sidekick. Their latest adventure together – Gettysburg!

Emily / Stylist, Studio Assistant

You will find Emily on the floor most days as our first assistant where she helps all of the stylists at Ou Salon. She hails from our own Fairmount neighborhood and comes to us courtesy of the Jean Madeline Aveda Institute in Philadelphia.

Emily is eager to perfect her techniques. When not creating new looks and color combinations at the salon, you can find Emily on Twitch as an Affiliate, variety, and competitive video game streamer – a lifelong player of World of Warcraft and her current favorite, Overwatch!

Employment opportunities

To work with our team, please contact us at 267 930 3299 or email