Vanessa Hewson, Owner Operator

Vanessa Hewson is the owner/operator of à la mode salon, a three chair salon in Parry Sound, Ontario.  Vanessa holds a diploma in Fashion Merchandising which she incorporates into the business by promoting the latest in hair design, colour and salon experience.  Vanessa has been styling hair for over 7 years and continues to study the craft to provide excellent and modern service to her clients.  At à la mode salon, Vanessa encourages the team to attend industry seminars to enhance their skills and offer the latest in hair fashion. Vanessa’s goal is to keep à la mode salon current and on-trend.  Email Vanessa at


Melissa Higman, Stylist

Melissa is one of the stylists at à la mode salon. She has been styling hair for 8 years and enjoys doing wedding parties and excels at creating beautiful up-styles. Melissa loves to learn new techniques by experimenting and attending classes. Email Melissa at

Kendra Rivers-Allcock, Stylist

Kendra brings over 20 years of experience to à la mode! Kendra is passionate about hair and loves to create beautiful colours, hairstyles, and modern up-styles. Email Kendra at