Hairdresser's New York state of mind

Fourth-generation hairdresser Carlin Doran opened Flatiron hair salon on Dublin's South William Street after working in the US where, he says, he learned the importance of being a cut above the rest.

29th January, 2012
Hairdresser's New York state of mind
Carlin Doran, Flatiron: "Ours is a very personal, bespoke haircutting experience." Photo: Tony O'Shea

Flatiron

**What it does:** hair salon

**Why it works:** "Maybe we will have clients now who, in leaner years, have tried somewhere else, but were not happy. What I'm finding is that people are coming in less frequently these days, but they are still coming in. They know they all get a great cut. At the end of the day, a cheap haircut is generally a bad haircut and can cost you an awful lot...

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