MEET THE TEAM 


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SOPHIE

" I started my training when I was 15. I was very fortunate to work with the world renowned Jean Louis David in Cannes. I met my husband Tim Butler in Cannes whilst he was doing his music tour. I fell in love and 11 months later I found myself in Edinburgh. I loved Edinburgh straight away and got a great job in Klownz in Stockbridge and worked with the amazing Derek Preston. We then came to Fife to join the family business and then a few years later the Seafood Restaurant, Butler and CO Deli and Sophie Butler were born. After a couple of years running my mobile salon, i opened my first shop in 1999. In 2000 we moved to Greyfriars for a bigger premises. In October 2013 we moved to this lovely premises on South Street.

Since then we have welcomed the amazing Aileen Wallace-Edgar from the Vintage Beauty Box. It has been the best addition we could have wished for as her business complements ours so well, and together, we are able to offer our clients everything they need under one roof.

The Sophie Butler team is carefully hand picked by me and I am always very picky with who I work with. I try to have a wide range of personalities to suit everyone and all our staff are trained to the highest standards. We take our training seriously and we never stop learning new skills. I absolutely love my job, my favourite part is making a difference to someones day".

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Nicki

CREATIVE DIRECTOR/ MASTER COLOUR EXPERT

"Over the years I have worked with some awesome people. Being with Sophie for so long has meant I have built up a loyal clientele who I can have fun with!".

"I have also attended numerous photo shoots, fashion shows and competitions which really help me push my creative skills".

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chris

HEAD STYLIST

"I love taking care of a client for their complete service in the salon, starting with an in-depth consultation and finishing with the perfect cut to compliment a great colour. I have been in the industry for 13 years now and look forward to many more!".

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sam

HEAD STYLIST

"I joined the team as a newly qualified stylist. My job is fun overall but I enjoy dry styling hair with pleats and braids to give the hair that festival feel".

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rhona

SENIOR STYLIST

"I started working in Sophie Butler's 6 years ago and love being part of the team. I especially love colouring".

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courtney

SENIOR STYLIST

"I have been in the hairdressing industry for over 7 years now, I love all aspects of my job but especially love making my clients feel good".

Fraser

FRASER

BARBER

"I've been in the hairdressing industry for three years now and i'm enjoying every minute. I enjoy every aspect of the job and love the buzz of working at fashion shows. However, cutting ladies and gents is my favourite. I am currently being trained up to join the barber section of the shop...I cant wait!".

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Taylor

GRADUATE STYLIST

"I joined the Sophie Butler team 2 years ago after achieving my hairdressing qualification at college. I am now one of the graduate stylists and love being a part of the team".

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claire

STYLIST

"I have been in the hairdressing industry for the past two years and joined the Sophie Butler team as an apprentice and I am now a graduate stylist. I love coloring and learning different techniques. My main aim is to make my clients feel fantastic".

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haley

APPRENTICE

"Ever since I started working here I fell in love with hair. I love doing big bouncy blow dries and giving clients the best experience possible!".

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HOLLY

SALON ASSISTANT

"I have been working in the salon for 7 months and already have found a passion for hairdressing! I especially enjoy meeting and greeting new people every day."

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SEBASTIAN

SALON ASSISTANT

"I am part time at the salon as I study Physics at St. Andrews University. I love shampooing and rinsing colours though I have an interest in fashion hair colours and hope to learn more".

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KAYLEIGH

"I have recently started working in the salon and i have already picked up so many skills and i am eager to learn more alongside the amazing tea, at Sophie Butler Hairdressing!"

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CAREEN

SALON MANAGER / RECEPTIONIST

"I have worked at Sophie Butler Hairdressing for 10 years and during that time i have thoroughly enjoyed welcoming our clients and watching the salon grow into our fabulous premises on South Street. I like to know that clients have been pampered during their visit and I enjoy helping with their expierence".