The stars of the salon world came out to help American Salon celebrate its 125th anniversary in Vegas during HairWorld 2002. The par-tay, held at hot spot Ghostbar in the new Palms Casino, gave hairdressers, manufacturers, and distributors the opportunity to honor the magazine's history, enjoy present friends, and toast a beautiful future.
Sebastian's Robert Lobetta, American Salon's Brett Vinovich and Kelley Donahue, A Robert Cromeans Salon's Stephanie Kocielski and Kelly Cardenas.
Four hairdressing legends featured on the anniversary cover—Tim Hartley, Annie Humphreys, Robert Lobetta, and Anthony Mascolo—were on hand, along with other notables including Michael Boychuck, Robert Cromeans, Laurent D., Mike Karg, Mark Garrison, David Raccuglia, Ruth Roche, Edward St. George, and many more. Guests enjoyed drinks, hors d'oeuvres, cake, a great view of Sin City from Ghostbar's 55th-floor deck, and a lovely Coach frame as a parting gift. Stay tuned for American Salon's 150th anniversary coming in 2027!
Lars Braddoch, American Salon's Bonnie Tokofsky, and Mike Karg.