Crew J&H
Hair Salon in Wynwood, Miami specializing in Cut & Style, Hot Shave, Hair Color, Spa
Cut & Style, Hot Shave, Hair Color, Spa
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Meet The Owners

In Miami, where looking your best is of the highest priority, finding the perfect hair professional is by no means an easy feat. Fortunately, at Junior & Hatter, two of Miami’s most sought after stylists can now be found under one creatively inspired roof. With its home in Wynwood, Miami’s epicenter for arts and culture, Junior & Hatter offers the experience and services of an upscale, high-end salon in an artistically cultivated setting.

Andrea Battista

Owner, Master Stylist

About Andrea

Andrea Battista, 37, born and raised in Rome, Italy, where I attended one of the top hairdressing and make-up academies.

Shortly after starting the hairdressing career i moved to London where i further my training at Toni & Guy. After moving back to Italy, I joined one of the leading companies for L’Oreal education, who ended up moving me to their Miami location in 2006. Following my editorial passion, I joined the New York based company “Cutler” in 2008, where I played a leading and supporting role under Rodney Cutler In NY Fashion Week, Miami Swim Week and numerous publications.

 

Finally in 2012 i decided to partner up with a friend and co-worker, Mario Silvestri (@literallymario) and build something that challenged “salon standards”, Junior & Hatter @juniorandhattercreating. Our salon is a home-like space that doubles as a live music performance venue and monthly stand up comedy shows. The design is ever-changing and improving. Today we have 2 main rooms:
One being the salon, and the second one being a barbershop. In addition we have our own product line, a tattoo shop and skin spa inside.

Known for my many passions, you can also find me building cars, motorcycles,furnitures and anything needed for the salon.
I am also a part owner of a radio station www.wynwoodradio.com where i hosted a morning show myself called “morning wood”.

 

Today I spend most of my time training our Associates, recruiting/coaching the most talented stylists, working as a master stylist/colorist, co-managing Junior & Hatter, and traveling as a Matrix master educator, learning and striving to be better every day.

As far as my time off work i try to spend it riding my motorcycle, with all of my awesome friends and my amazing wife and daughter.

Mario Silvestri

Owner, Master Stylist

About Mario

Mario believes that success in both art and business is a natural consequence of clear intention. His intentions in co-developing Junior & Hatter were influenced by lackluster experiences working in other salons. For Mario, life is about adventure, about distorting tradition; it’s about knowing the rules so you can push them to new artistic ends. As a stylist he is fascinated with angles and shapes, and it is exactly this affinity that is at the foundation of J & H’s philosophy: it is a salon that constantly challenges convention.

Meet The Crew

Wanting to create a brand that was entirely their own, Andrea and Mario set out to source, recruit and become home to some of Miami’s best hair stylists. While they are all individuals with their own unique influences, they share the same spirit of purpose. The stylists love their work and the energy they bring into the salon is what makes Junior & Hatter what it is.

Master Stylist/Barber, Curly Hair Specialist, Educator

Dennis Mero

``As a Stylist/Barber that's been in the industry for over 23yrs I have learned that is not ``Just a Haircut``. I believe that a proper consultation is necessary to have a successful session with a guest and to provide a Full Service Experience. They are not only going to leave the salon looking and feeling good but they will get the suggestions and tips they need to continue to the maintenance at home.``

Senior Barber/Stylist

Lori Diaz

Lori is a stylist and barber who’s known for beard sculpting, as well as providing clients with fun, edgy cuts that have shape and movement.

Creative Color & Cut Stylist

Jen Travieso

``After 15 years behind the chair, I've learned that what inspires me is creating a unique look for my guests through a thorough consultation, individualized color formulation and highlight application, & helping them to release their style with a fresh cut. I love being trusted with the privilege of creating new looks for guests stepping out of their comfort zone. Everyone has a different story, and for every story - a different hair need, and I'm here to fulfill it.``

Color Specialist

Arlene Kravitz

Arlene is an well rounded stylist who's passion shows through her work. She enjoys creating beautiful dimensional color with her multiple hair painting techniques.

Texture Cutting Specialist / Colorist / Extensions

Rossana Rojas

``Puerto Rican hairstylist, I been in the industry since 2000.

Love to create my cuts based on the need of the client using different techniques - specialized in textured modern cuts, bangs , pixies, shags , bobs, layers, & modern mullets. Effortless cuts.

To me doing hair is like creating a personalize sculpture on every head.``

Stylist

Jenique Burgos

Jenique is originally from New York City and enjoys creating classic cuts with a modern edge.

Colorist

Nina Korchemniy

``Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, I'm new to the Miami area. I have been pursing my hair career for 8 years now. I have always had a passion working with people and making them feel beautiful. I specialize in creating gorgeous, multidimensional color and blondes.``

Junior Stylist

Kristina Fuentes

Kristina has been in the hair industry for 2 1/2 years.Her attention to detail can be seen in her creative extension placement & braided looks.She takes that same spark and applies it to her hair painting & fantasy colors. She loves to add that feminant softness to her haircuts and styles. She’s your girl for those modern looks with a boho twist!

Junior Stylist

Ilana Vidal

``At 11 years old, when I was gifted my first mannequin head, through teenage years where I spent my days and nights coloring my own hair crazy colors, to now living my dream career. I’ll grant your hair wishes with a transformation of your dreams. Color correction, fantasy color, balayage... you name it! With an attention to detail, and knowledge, anything is possible. Fabulous, healthy hair, and your confidence is what I aim for!``