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Rival x Brand, a barbershop unlike any other in Vancouver

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DH Vancouver Staff Aug 18, 2015 10:00 am

Victor Cuevas and Jody Lubin are master hairstylists who recently founded Vancouver’s newest premiere hair and barbershop destination, Rival x Brand. With over 35 years of knowledge and experience in the hair industry, they’ve combined their expertise to create a unique New York City loft-inspired salon design house.  

Victor and Jody have innovated the hair service experience. Located close to Granville Island, Rival x Brand is so much more than just a salon: it’s a luxury hair service provider in a modern and fun environment. Rival is a one-stop-shop for all haircut, colour, style and product needs. 

Victor explains, “My fascination with hair cutting started as a child. My father and grandfather would take me to the barbers and my mom would take me to her hairdresser. I loved both environments but they were so, so different. With Rival x Brand, we are able to bring you the best of both worlds.” Today Victor specializes in all hair textures, cutting techniques, placements and applications. He is also a men’s cutting educator for the prestigious New York hair product line, Bumble and Bumble. 

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Jody adds, “We love to educate people to help them manage their unique hair challenges. Your hair is a reflection of you. A proper hair cut can transform your look.” Jody’s expertise spans all textures and technical knowledge including men’s and women’s technical cutting, colour placements and applications. He is also a fashion styling and cut educator for the Parisian brand La Biosthetique Canada.

Your hair is definitely in good hands – well, great hands – at Rival x Brand. And your hands are probably holding a glass of wine or a Granville Island Beer, which Rival x Brand has an impressive selection of. 

Rival x Brand

Where: 1538 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver

Phone: 604-670-7569 to book

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