A LONG-STANDING hair salon in Winchester that has a reputation for cutting celebrity hair has been named as one of the best at a prestigious award ceremony.

Guy Kremer Salon, in Parchment Street, was one of nine Winchester businesses honoured in this year's Muddy Stilettos Awards.

It was named Best Hair Salon after receiving hundreds of votes from satisfied clients.

Salon owner, Guy Kremer said: "I'm delighted that we have the support from our clients and Winchester people. We have been established for 40 years and it's nice to have the continuous support from everyone.

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"Above all, it's the loyalty of our clients giving us the possibility to carry on, especially after Covid lockdown. So it gave the team a boost to perform to the best of their ability.

"These awards mean more to me than industry awards because they are given to me by the client."

Hampshire Chronicle: NINE Winchester businesses crowned with Muddy Stilettos Award

The Muddy Stilettos awards returned for their ninth year this year.

More than 500,000 people nominated over 75,000 businesses nationally in the first round of the awards.

The top five with the most votes in each of the 27 categories in each county made it into the finals.

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Hero Brown, founder and editor-in-chief of Muddy Stilettos, said: “I set up these awards nine years ago to give local lifestyle businesses a chance to shout about how brilliant they are.

"After two years of multiple lockdowns and a hard climb out of such disruption, it’s been an honour to showcase the most awesome lifestyle businesses across Hampshire & Isle of Wight, in partnership with Healthily and our local sponsor, Wightlink Isle of Wight Ferries.

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"The response to this year’s Muddy Awards has been astonishing – thousands and thousands voted giving such a fantastic boost and a well-deserved pat-on-the-back to so many. I hope it will give the winning businesses even greater confidence to keep persevering, growing and being creative.”

The full list of Muddy Awards 2022 Winners across 28 counties nationally is available at Muddystilettos.co.uk/Awards

Winners for this year's Muddy Stilettos Awards in Winchester are as follows:

BEST BAR: Incognito (Winchester)

BEST FARMSHOP/DELI: Cobbs Farm Shop (Winchester)

BEST LIFESTYLE STORE: The Consortium (Winchester)


BEST THEATRE/ARTS: Theatre Royal Winchester

BEST YOGA/PILATES STUDIO: Brims Yoga (Otterbourne)

BEST CAFE: Josie’s (Bishop’s Waltham)

BEST HAIR SALON: Guy Kremer Salon (Winchester)

BEST WOMEN’S FASHION: Sass & Edge (Winchester)