I need a professional haircut, because I look like this:
I used to go to Jane at Grace Heaven, and then I went to Simone at Laicale for a few years. I love them both (and would recommend either of them in a heartbeat), but I feel like I need to try someone new. That said, the fear of trying someone new has lead me to spend the past two years cutting my own hair—with thinning shears. Chop, chop, chop, chop. No rhyme or reason, just hacking away. I like looking disheveled, but there’s a limit (see above photo).
NYC people: Who do you recommend? I like stylists who don’t mind taking sculptural liberties when cutting. I’m pretty fearless when it comes to hair (though I do require having bangs; I can’t exist without them, but they can be short-short-short or long), but the stylist must understand my hair icons (Lydia Lunch, Debbie Harry, Exene Cervenka) and not try to give me a soccer-mom cut.