Perm Gun Cigar Donkey

Is permanent waving inspiring art or art inspiring the perm?


Valentine's may be cheesy, but we’re promoting artisans in bringing award winning Somerset cheese  for sampling in the salon courtesy of Added Ingredients deli, just...


Team Summertown have just enjoyed a wonderful hands-on workshop presented by L’Oreal exploring and adding finesse to their already beautiful freehand/Balayage techniques


Pantone colour of 2017 is Greenery! Should you want to be bang-on trend then we have it covered, super creative colourist Jo is an expert...

Xmas Break

All idlewild salons are now closed for the festive holiday period to allow the team to recharge in readiness for a busy start on Tues...

Art Meets Hair

We’re so exciting to host our first art exhibition in our Summertown salon gallery space, our inaugural artist is the incredibly talented Antonia Bruce,: call...


Amazing what can be done with a raw ash plank to bring a tired reception desk bang-up-to date, bark still on! Pay a visit to...

Art Space

idlewild Summertown salon transformation continues and we’re nearly there in creating a perfect space to display wonderful installations produced by the counties best; all will...

Essential Reading

Existentialism for all hairdressers


Dazzle with sound & shape; colour plus vision

Bringing out the Wildside

Should be banned, taps into everyone's Wildside


Essential viewing courtesy of Ken L

  The idlewild education team were out in force last night at the Oxfordshire Apprentice event held at Witney Lakes Golf Club. The team headed...

Salon International 2016

So inspiring to see so many of the idlewild team visit the UK’s biggest international hair trade fair on Monday at London’s Excel in Docklands,...

Ann Herman Happy B’day

Such an honour to be celebrating hair industry legend Ann Herman's 90th, still sorting the profession

Dream Machines

Spotted these immaculate vintage scooters today, marvelous machines! Inspirational shape & form, owned and ridden by individuals just like us who take incredible pride in...

Essential Colour

Essential colouring-in, scarlett hued felt tips only!

Argentina & Uruguay

idlewild colouring Director Mark Creed can currently be found in deepest South America where he’s headlining the Argentina and Uruguay Colour Congress 2016 with a...


Keeping this low key until we have the salon all rebranded and idlewilded-up but we’re so excited to announce that we have acquired another salon....

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