Avante Garde Training Day


From 3pm on Wednesday 9th November, we’ll be holding an afternoon of avante garde training… how exciting! This is a great way to make sure all the staff here at Hobbs are not only on the cutting edge (no pun intended) of styles and fashions, but to give everyone a chance to get their hands on some of the amazing …

Vacancy: Colour Technician

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We’re on the look out for a new colour technician with at least 6 years experience to join our Salon. If you’re top class experienced colour technician, and you’re looking for a new challenge at one of the country’s most fashionable and well established salons, then we want to hear from you. Joining Hobbs as a colour technician is a …

Bristol in Bloom Awards

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How great is this, we won not one but TWO awards at the Bristol in Bloom Awards this year. One of the awards we won was a pretty special one, the John and Pat Mortell Bristol in Bloom Perpetual Trophy. We’re looking forward to next year already!

New artwork on display

Art Square

We’re so happy to be exhibiting the work of the amazing John Grice here at the salon. John is an incredible artist, his work is so striking and visual… we jumped at the chance to display some of his latest pieces. Created from a mix of first hand observational drawing, photography and found images, John’s artwork has an amazing craftsmanship …


Steph Thompson

Steph Thompson is a colour technician and one of the most sparkly happy people you will find at the Hobbs salon. She trained alongside Skye and Kate to become a really talented colour technician. What are your greatest hairdressing achievements? Being part of the Hobbs team Who do you admire? My mum What is your guilty pleasure? Big Brother What’s your favourite music? Tracy Chapman …

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

Garden in Winter FINAL EDIT

It’s almost that time of the year once more and we’re pleased to announce our opening times throughout the festive season (19th December – 3rd January). Book in early for a fresh cut and colour for the festive celebrations. Monday 19th-Friday 23rd December: 10.00-18.30 Thursday 22nd December & Thursday 5th January: 10.00-20.00 Christmas Eve: 9.00-16.00 Sunday 25th-Thursday 29th December: CLOSED …

Garment Quarter’s Autumn Trends

Hobbs Autumn Trends

The lovely people at Garment Quarter share some of what’s hot in fashion for this Autumn; Hippy grunge, polo necks, luxury track suits and checks – these are just some of the fashion trends to look out for in the autumn/winter season. Bristol’s own Garment Quarter is predicting some bold styles will make a return between now and the spring …


Rosie 03

Rosie is the first person our customers meet when they come into the salon and the voice you hear on the phone. She’s PA to Doug and a key member of our team. We thought you’d like to know a bit more about her so take it away Rosie…. Who do you admire? My family and friends What is your …

Congratulations to our ‘Tough Mudder’ Mel

Tough Mudder Mel

We’re proud to say Mel, our artistic director, has completed one of the toughest physical challenges in the UK – and all in a good cause. Mel, along with her team-mates, took on the Tough Mudder course at Cirencester Park in Gloucestershire at the weekend. For those who’ve never heard of it, Tough Mudder events feature more than 10 miles …

Hobbs Collection 2018

Hobbs Collection 2016

Photographer: Martin Thompson Hair: Neil Marshall Consultant: Doug Hobbs