“I love what I do because it cannot be done remotely. I need to see, speak, touch and feel. It is an incredibly intimate experience. The client in my chair is my art piece and my audience; the smile on their face after I am done is what makes me happy!” →
Hair, fashion and style have always been a passion in my life. Finding one’s own style and wearing it with confidence is POWERFUL! That said, I believe that being stylish and looking good it’s accessible and achievable for everyone! It’s all about making the right choices and getting the right pieces to compliment your appearance and lifestyle.
I find inspiration every day in all things that cross my path: people, nature, culture, food, art, travel! I love beauty. I love individuality. I love kindness. I love LOVE!
I believe that love will save the world and I believe in my big dreams! →
After working at an Aveda salon for 4 years in Michigan, Jill moved to Chicago.
There is no facet of the hair industry that she does not love. Beautiful hair is her passion and thanks to her extensive training through Aveda and Vidal Sassoon courses, she is fully equipped to give her clients just that.
Jill has a knack for really listening to her client's needs and wishes and doing everything possible to help them achieve their hair desires. The relationship with her clientele is one of ease and trust. →
Katarina has been surrounded by the world of beauty all of her life. Growing up in a small and exotic European country, Montenegro, she was introduced to the art and styling of hair by her aunt who owned a salon. With a background in graphic design and fashion design, Katarina eventually attended Mario Tricoci University here in Chicago. As a stylist, she specializes in bayalage, creating beautiful blondes, updos, and helping each client maintain healthy, beautiful hair. →
Marilyn flawlessly executes timeless feminine geometrical shapes for an impressive roster of clientele in Chicago. Her technical ability and creative vision have made Marilyn a highly sought-after talent. She was an integral member of the Vidal Sassoon team for over a decade. This was followed by collaboration and a position at the Goran Coban Salon.
Her signature look is conceptual but consistently beautiful hair, executed with technical accuracy to produce an immaculate modern result.
Margaret considers hair color an artistic expression of personal beauty. She began her path at Pivot Point Academy in 2007 quickly realizing her true passion was to specialize in hair color.
While still in school, Margaret joined Vidal Sassoon’s Colour Apprentice program. She then continued to develop her talent with Sassoon over the next 8-years. Seeking yet another adventure, Margaret now is excited to be part of an amazing team here at Goran Coban Salon. →
I am 15 years experienced hairstylist, with a mission to costume design hair color and style for YOU!
Also inspired by modern dynamic fashion industry and personalized beauty. By being current and continually learning and innovating, I create UNIQUE STYLE for each client. A freedom of art give me unlimited creativity and patience. Most of all I appreciate your choice to visit our friendly salon. →
Robert Gardner is a top hairstylist in Chicago. With over 20 years behind the chair, Robert has a passion for hair and works to make sure all of his clients feel special, unique and confident. Striving to bring out the best in all of his clients, he creates an effortless and fresh color story with the belief that one service doesn't fit all. He takes into consideration his clients lifestyle as well as personal style to create a tailored, current and manageable look. →
Ivy has an undeniable passion for the beauty industry. She has a modern aesthetic that encompasses a wide collection of current trends and continually seeks new inspirations.
Ivy specializes in color– having years of extensive training under L’Oreal and Wella. Her education has given her the ability to combine many different techniques. Although her love is for balayage- she still enjoys foil work and creating multi-dimensional colors for blondes, brunettes, and redheads. →
With the love of beauty surrounding every aspect of her life, Tanya has been applying her techniques and exceptional customer service skills into the field of hair care since 2009. Her expertise and detailed consultation give each client the look they are looking for. Wanting a peaceful environment that would allow more of a personal experience for her clients, Tanya joined Goran Coban Salon, where all client will feel like they are in the comfort of their own home. →
Samantha Du Rocher is a stylist extraordinaire specializing in both men’s and women’s hair. Her methodology is steeped in precision with a touch of the avant-garde. Whether you need a clean-cut business look or something more daring, Samantha can create the look best suited for you. Samantha also excels at coloring and highlights. Simply put, she is among the best stylists in Chicago. Beyond the stylist chair, Samantha’s various influences are haute couture, Detroit style techno, Existentialism, French philosophy, and post-modern thought. She’s also a fan of Cy Twombly and Pierre Soulage’s black paintings that are darker than the night—a shade only the soul can comprehend. Intrigued? Want the best cut/color of your life?! Samantha is more than happy to answer the call. →
Coming from a family of Italian hairdressers with effortless style and a flair for the dramatic, Rosa developed a passion for hair at an early age. The core of her passion is her sincere need to make sure that every one of her clients achieves the look they are seeking. Her ability for customization is sure to bring out the unique features and personality of each individual. →
I started my career at one of the top cosmetology schools in San Francisco and also completed an apprenticeship program while living in California. I continue to perfect my skills with every client That sits in my chair. I Specialize in cut and focus on a more lived-in approach to color that compliments the client's natural hair color/texture and skin tone. My top priority is maintaining the integrity of the hair while achieving the desired look. →
I recently moved to the United States to start a new chapter in my life. I was very lucky to find an opportunity at Goran Salon where I met and work alongside a great group of professionals. My passion has always been hair design and making people happy with their fun and a fabulous new hairdo! I am fortunate enough to continue to learn and provide personalized services to each and every client.
Ricardo enjoys being around individuals who respect and enjoy what they do, thus inspiring him in his own pursuits. Ricardo is a student of life.