Celebrity stylist Monte Durham celebrated the grand opening of his new eponymous salon Sept. 12 in Old Town. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held followed by a reception at Hummingbird Bar & Kitchen at Hotel Indigo. Durham said just before cutting the ribbon to the new salon, "I just want to thank everybody for their love and support and for coming out to celebrate with us today".
According to the Alexandria Gazette Packet, "The salon has instituted safety measures to protect clients and staff. Masks are required and the salon will abide by state and city regulations regarding COVID-19 precautions. The opening of the salon coincided with the date of Jackie Kennedy’s wedding to John Kennedy in 1953. Durham is an admirer of the late First Lady and the salon features a portrait of her as well as a replica of her wedding dress."
As per Alexandria Gazette Packet, "Services offered include haircuts and coloring for both men and women. Prices start at $65 for a shampoo and styling with a staff stylist. Durham's rates begin at $95 for shampoo and styling, $195 for ladies' haircut and style, and $85 for gentlemen's haircut and style. Durham’s private label hair care products are also available for sale."