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Floyd's 99 Barbershop just opened on Thursday, and the only way they could be any closer to reigning neighborhood salon Hairroin is if they had opened inside the boutique. The entrances to both salons are butted up against each other. Confusing! Inside, this Floyd's is like the other Floyd's, Rudy's, and just about any formula-type barbershop: a little bit greaser, a whole lot of rock and roll. Loud music, posters covering the walls.
For the next two weeks, they're offering a 50% off deal on their haircuts. Like we said before, we're interested to see how 'higher-end, hip salon' versus 'rock-n-roll barbershop' plays out. It's a little ironic that, no more than half a block away, there's a billboard advertising a reality TV show about aggressive hair styling competitions. Wonder if that's going to be Hairroin and Floyd's in a month's time.
· Storecasting: Floyd's 99 Barbershop on Cahuenga [Racked]
· Floyd's [Official Site]