MEET THE SUITE TART TEAM!
owner + style visionary
Lulu is the owner of Suite Tart, a West Side salon that blends old-school techniques with fashion forward aesthetics, and Providence Pin-Up, a vintage styling and photography studio. She has styled performance art for Liz Collins at the Institute for Contemporary Art in Boston and Dawn Kasper at the Whitney Museum, and is the key artist for Lindsay Degen’s look books, videos and runway shows at New York Fashion Week. As director of installations for StyleWeek Northeast, Lulu has created custom looks for Marchesa, the Rhode Island School of Design, Dear Kate and Maria del Carmen Mercado. Lulu is also a guest lecturer at the Rhode Island School of Design, frequent participant in Chifferobe and charity events like The Red Tent, and a design team member for Alfa Parf Milano.
Our fabulous salon manager graduated from the Learning Institute of Beauty Sciences 2004, in Boston, MA. She found herself in Providence often to pursue new adventures while beginning a Photography Certificate program at RISD. Once settled in, she has continued to shine in many ways, including being lead stylist for StyleWeek Northeast, 2016
Jill attendedBridgewater State College, with a Major in Business Administration and Minor in Dance. She performed with her company dance ensemble throughout college, traveling to India to perform and expand knowledge of the type of classical Indian dance, Bharata natyam, music, and culture. Jill is certified Keratin Complex and Lisse Design smoothing. Hairstyling is her creative outlet. Hair offers endless possibilities of twisting, pinning, and creating structures. She loves short haircuts and excels at formal occasion styling.
Kim is the veteran of Suite Tart with 30 years experience in the cosmetology industry. She has attended numerous classes with the education teams of Toni & Guy, Goldwell, and Bumble and Bumble. Her favorite skills include; edgy, rock and roll hair, precision cutting & barbering. Kim enjoys spending time with her two children, drawing portraits, and developing her jewelry brand, "Sugar High". Be sure to check out her sweet treat themed jewelry right in the foyer of Suite Tart!
Educated at Toni and Guy Academy, Savanna's skills really shine with long, luxurious hair. Keratin Complex Smoothing certified, well versed in multiple color lines, and past educator for a luxury hair care system, she really is on her game. As soon as you meet her, you know that she definitely talks the talk and walks the walk of fantastic hair. Extension expert, ombre master, and up-do aficionado Savanna makes mermaid dreams come true. This New England native is no stranger to adventure. Artist at heart, with a childhood filled with wildlife adventure: this down to earth dame is sure to make you look great and let your unique personality shine through.
makeup magician + eyebrow aficionado
Brandon has been a licensed esthetician and makeup artist since 2000. He worked for 10 years as a MAC retail artist, including several years at the flagship store in SoHo. In the 7 years he lived in Manhattan, Brandon seized every opportunity to drink up city life: his tales of marching in a Macy’s Day parade, or behind the scenes at NY Fashion week are proof of that. He continues to be the senior-in-house makeup artist for Providence Pinup, and is often flying off to make sure his celebrity client & author, Suzanne Collins is camera ready. Known for painterly precision in sculpting an eyebrow and breathtaking brides, Brandon is a true artist.
TOM ST. GERMAIN
social butterfly + stylist extraordinaire
As a stylist for two of Providence’s most fashionable establishments, StyleWeek Northeast and Suite Tart Salon, Tom St. Germain makes it his business to stay on top of the newest hair techniques and styles for both men and women. A color and blonding specialist, Tom trained at Regis The School, is Keratin Complex Certified, and a Bombshell Blowout expert. Tom has a dynamic schedule as one of the owners of Maid Pro Providence. His schedule is always full of super fans, but if you catch him on the right day, you'll be able to score one of the most sought after appointments in town!
Emily's career in hair began in downtown Boston's Financial District, where she quickly rose to senior stylist. She branched out to other elements of the beauty industry, and has been key makeup artist and hair stylist for many independent fashion shows and short films. She has worked with the late Marilyn Riseman, a Boston socialite dedicated to the fashion industry, and styled hair for celebrities such as Juliana Ramirez and Susan Nimoy. She helped prepare a Miss Massachusetts pageant contestant. She has a passion for people and really listens, helping people reach their image goals.
One could say that Julia is the spirit of Suite Tart. Licensed since 2013, Julia keeps our assistants on their toes, and our stylists on time! She is a Paul Mitchell School graduate, and is always learning something new from our dynamic Suite Tart team. Julia's has a great attention to detail, an ambitious attitude, and is a loyal pal. Whether you schedule with her for a blow out or a marvelous haircut, you won't be disappointed! Julia enjoys investing her free time with her friends and family. A little down time with Ms Julia is sure to create a spectacular memory.
Erica Campanella is a RI re-transplant after ten years "abroad" in Brooklyn, NY. She's an illustrator and photoshop enthusiast who's past clients include Marie Claire, Bluefly.com and Rebecca Taylor. For more of her work, check out her website at www.ecampanellastudios.com.
shy genius + business maven
This behind the scenes maven at Suite Tart is not frequently seen, but you can always feel her warm influence. As chief operations officer and co-owner of our multimedia concept she is always making sure the little details are in order for every client. Graduate of Rhode Island College with a focus on abstract art, some of her favorite pieces are on display in our happy salon. If you are lucky enough to catch her on a salon day, her warm smile and quick wit is sure to make you feel at ease.