MEET THE TEAM
" 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".
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".
"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!".
"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".
"I started working in Sophie Butler's 6 years ago and love being part of the team. I especially love colouring".
"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".
"I have been hairdressing for over 5 years now and the part of my job I love the most is cutting and hair-ups. I love to learn new techniques with the team to build by craft".
TRAINEE HAIRDRESSER AND 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!".
"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".
"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".
"I joined the team 5 years ago as an apprentice but I am now a part of the reception team. I love welcoming people to our amazing salon and providing them with a five star experience".
"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!"
"Since I joined Sophie Butler's I have gained a vast knowledge of how a five-star salon operates and I'm so glad i can be part of it. I love working here and cant wait to see what the future holds for me".
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".
"10 years have flown in! I have really enjoyed working for the Sophie and Tim Butler. Its been great working for a close friend, as mine and Sophie's friendship has spanned over 10 years, and I cant wait for the next chapter of my journey with the SB team!".