AKI SERITA TAKASHIO Director/Senior Stylist
Aki began her career as a hair stylist in Kanagawa, Japan. In 1996, she moved to New York where she continued to pursue her work in hairdressing. She built up a loyal clientele with her wide range of skills from cut to color, and began serving them in her own private studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Aki opened Commune Salon & Gift on Grand Street in 2004 with the vision of a creative space as well as a comfortable hair salon.
KUMIKO SHIMIZU Senior Stylist
Kumiko is an accomplished hair stylist with over 20 years of experience. After mastering Japanese hair dressing techniques in Tokyo, she took the leap and moved to New York in 2011 to join Commune. Her attention to detail and precision cutting continues to be appreciated by many.
SHOKO YOKOYAMA Regular Stylist
After years of serving numerous clients at a busy salon in trend-setting Tokyo, Shoko decided to try out her well-honed skills in New York in 2011. She brings her fresh, artistic eye and successful career of over 10 years to Commune.
TAKA SASAKI Regular Stylist
Taka’s experience encompasses over 15 years of dedicated professional hair care and styling. Having started his career in Sendai and Tokyo, Taka came to New York in the summer of 2014 to join Commune and expand his skilled artistry. His cultivated expertise in hair care adapts seamlessly toward Commune's style and philosophy.