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We're Moving!

The Legacy Continues in our new home at 308 South 12th St. Philadelphia, PA!

Beginning April 1, 2014 visit us in our new location in Midtown Village. Don't forget to join us for our Grand Opening celebration on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm. Champagne, cocktails, & light bites will be served.

Kindly RSVP to Cashman & Associates at 215-627-1082 ext. 105 or rsvp@cashmanandassociates.com

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Online Appointments!

More snow is headed our way! Don't forget you can book or reschedule appointments online day or night.

New Product at G&P: MARAES Permanent Hair Color for Sensitive Skin

Giovanni & Pileggi is now offering Maraes, the latest in hair color technology. This incredibly beautiful permanent hair color is achieved with the safest, state of the art formula. This color is vibrant, hair is left nourished, strong and healthy. Brilliance is long lasting. It is Ammonia free, PPD free, Sulfate free, Paraben free, Gluten free with Certified Organic Monoi de Tahiti.

G&P in InStyle's Beauty Black Book

Giovanni & Pileggi named 2013 InStyle Best Beauty Buy Pick!
They directed a hair-color virgin to G&P for advice on how to cover her grays. She raved about the rich brown base as well as the subtle highlights she received from Giovanni Mele. Rather than simply paint streaks around her face, Mele “added highlights to the interior hair layers, so the color looked really natural,” she said.

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The G Mele Anti-Aging Hair Care System is Available Online

This time of year especially, the harsh, cold weather causes hair to appear dry, dull and lifeless. G Mele contains antioxidants, natural sugars, proteins and lipids, scientifically designed to reverse the appearance of aging in hair caused by environmental and cosmetic processes.

Giovanni Mele, owner of Giovanni & Pileggi, is known nationally for impeccable hair styling and has applied the same standard of quality in the creation of his signature G Melé® Anti-Aging product line.

The G Melé® Anti-Aging system is now available online at www.gmele.com. The system includes three core products: G Melé® Anti-Aging Shampoo, G Melé® Anti-Aging Conditioner and G Melé® Anti-Aging Styling Foundation Prep Spray.

G Melé Anti-Aging products are also available at Giovanni & Pileggi. Pick up or order G Melé today and get started on your new beauty routine for 2013!

Makeup artist, Samantha Klein, Wins Philadelphia's RAW Makeup Artist of The Year

Philadelphia artists competed in the semifinals of the fourth annual RAW Awards on Nov. 15. RAW: natural born artists, is an independent arts organization in 54 cities across the U.S., that brings together artists of different trades including visual arts, fashion design, accessory design, filmmaking, hair styling, makeup artistry, music, performing arts and photography.

Samantha Klein was nominated to compete as one of Philadelphia’s Top Five Makeup Artists. Giovanni & Pileggi would like to congratulate Samantha on winning the Semi-Final competition and moving on to the finals as Philadelphia’s RAW Makeup Artist of the Year.

Giovanni & Pileggi Hosts Cuts for a Cause

Sunday, October 28th from 12 pm - 4 pm, we're offering special pricing on haircuts and blow dries to raise funds for Breast Health International in honor of Joan Pileggi!

$25 haircut

$20 blow dry

100% of proceeds benefit Breast Health International, a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness and education worldwide.

Make your appointment now before they fill up! Call 215.568.3040 or book online!

Welcome Back Franc!

Franc is now a full-time stylist at Giovanni & Pileggi! Franc’s expertise includes working with multiracial hair textures, formal styling and updos, Keratin smoothing, and corrective color. Franc began his career at Bumble & Bumble NYC where he worked as a stylist and in-house educator. In the early 1990’s he moved to Philadelphia where he mentored dozens of stylists at several salons before finding a "home" at Giovanni & Pileggi. Up until now, Franc had been splitting his time between PA and Virginia, but he has moved back to Philadelphia and returned to his G&P roots full-time!

The Philadelphia Collection Primping Party at Giovanni & Pileggi

Once again, Giovanni & Pileggi is hosting The Philadelphia Collection Primping Party!

Weekdays from 4 - 6 p.m. during The Philadelphia Collection -- Thursday, Sept. 13th through Thursday, September 20th* --Giovanni & Pileggi invites you to get primped for The Philadelphia Collection’s events! Giovanni & Pileggi is offering specially priced hair services and complimentary refreshments during the Primping Party!

Primping Party Specials:

Haircuts: from $50 (regularly from $60)

Styling: from $30 (regularly from $40)

Appointments must be scheduled in advance. *Primping Party dates exclude Saturday, September 15th - Monday, September 17th.)

Each guest who schedules an appointment will be entered into a raffle for the chance to win a set of G Melé Anti-Aging Hair Care Products, which includes an Anti-Aging Shampoo, Conditioner and Styling Foundation Prep Spray!

Schedule your appointment for The Philadelphia Collection Primping Party now online or call 215.568.3040.

For a complete list of events during The Philadelphia Collection, visit www.thephiladelphiacollection.org.

The Philadelphia Collection's Ambush Makeover Series

The Philadelphia Collection recently revealed the first makeover in its Ambush Makeover series, part of Random Acts of Fashion going on throughout the city leading up to The Philadelphia Collection 2012, September 13th - 20th!

Our stylists Giovanni & Judy and our beauty partner Samantha from Facestylist teamed up with Arcadia Boutique to give one lucky local a head-to-toe makeover! Check out the clip below from CBS 3's "Talk Philly." And thank you to Kristin Munro, Philadephia Style's Editor in Chief, for sharing details about the new look!

Love the hair and makeup looks you see here? Give us a call! We can set you up for a makeup appointment with Samantha too!

CBS 3 "Talk Philly" Reveals The Philadelphia Collection's First Ambush Makeover

Philadelphia Style Magazine’s "What A Colorful World"

Philly Style recommends Missy as a must-see colorist for blondes!

Life & Beauty Weekly "Healthy Hair Habits"

Giovanni & Pileggi’s own Missy shares tips on habits to incorporate into your daily beauty routine for healthy hair at home

Giovanni Mele Quoted in Elle Magazine

Giovanni & Pileggi's Giovanni Mele was quoted in Elle Magazine about how Philadelphians love a good bob!

Giovanni & Pileggi in Elle Magazine!

Giovanni & Pileggi was featured yet again as one of the nation's top 100 salons in Elle Magazine!

G Mele featured on Philadelphia Style's 2012 "HOT LIST"

Philadelphia Style Magazine featured Giovanni’s G Mele products on the 2012 “HOT LIST”, the magazine’s guide to the very best of Philadelphia beauty, shopping, dining, entertainment and more! G Mele products are featured in the "Local Beauty Brands" category.

Open House June 13th

We're hosting an Open House on Wednesday, June 13th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm and you're invited!

Check out our new salon, meet our team, and enjoy light refreshments!

Please RSVP to Cashman & Associates:
215.627.1082 ext. 104
rsvp@cashmanandassociates.com

We hope to see you there!

We're moving!

We are happy to share with you that Giovanni & Pileggi will be moving to a new home in the hip and happening Midtown Village!

As of Monday, May 21st, we will be in our bright, contemporary new space where we will continue to offer our clients the superior hair services they expect from Giovanni in a more intimate environment. We believe our new salon will allow us to better serve YOU and your individual needs. Our new address is:

258 S. 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
(11th Street between Spruce and Locust Streets)

Our telephone number will remain the same: 215.568.3040. We will continue to schedule and satisfy appointments in our current location through Saturday, May 19th.

We look forward to embarking on this new journey and thank you for your continued support! We know you’re going to love the fresh, new Giovanni & Pileggi!

About our new neighborhood:
Midtown Village is a vibrant and diverse community with a quaint neighborhood feel in the heart of Center City. Thriving with unique independent boutiques, restaurants and businesses, Midtown Village offers the best of creative, modern living and historic charm.

Parking:
Fine Parking garage – 316 S. 11th Street (11th Street between Pine and Spruce Streets)
Metered street parking – First come, first serve basis

G Mele Products Featured in "Get Younger Looking Hair Now" on Harpersbazaar.com

The G Mele Anti-Aging Hair Care System is recommended by Harper's Bazaar to help maintain healthy, youthful hair. Photo provided by Harpersbazaar.com.

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Giovanni Mele Join's PhillyHealthWatch's Official Style Team

Giovanni Mele is PhillyHealthWatch host Tiffany Bucciarelli's official hair stylist. Look for trends, tips, photos and videos of his work like these healthy hair tips seen in her latest CBSPhilly blog post.

Put Some Spring in Your HAIR

Giovanni & Pileggi Adds Hair Styling to Girls Night Out at the Flower Show

Giovanni & Pileggi's Joey & Susan will be styling guests' hair at Girls Night Out at the Flower Show!

Grab the girls and let loose as Philadelphia Style magazine and the Flower Show present the second annual “Girls Night Out” event. A special evening tailored just for the ladies, “Girls Night Out” will offer exclusive food & wine tastings, health & beauty samplings and tutorials, shopping, raffles, and more from Philadelphia’s most coveted brands and retailers!

The first 250 guests will receive a special gift bag!

Tickets are $45 and include Flower Show admission; tickets must be purchased in advance!

Get your tickets to Girls Night Out at the Flower Show!

"Expert Tips to Achieve Your Favorite Oscars Hairstyles" with Giovanni Mele

Giovanni offers his top picks for Oscars hair and Latest-Hairstyles.com tells you how to achieve them!

Oscar Hair from Latest-Hairstyles.com

"How to Create a Bouffante" with Jen from G&P

G&P stylist Jen shows us step-by-step how to create a modern version of the sexy, retro bouffante.

Start the New Year with a New Beauty Routine!

Make a new beauty routine part of your New Year’s resolution – you’ve earned it! Giovanni & Pileggi offer several services to help you rejuvenate and reinvent your look in 2012! Try a makeup lesson with Robby ($150) and learn new ways to accentuate and enhance your features. Stop fighting your frizzy and unruly hair and try one of our Marcia Teixeira Keratin treatments (starting at $300) to get your hair back into first-class condition. Or why not spoil yourself by adding a manicure or pedicure to your next appointment and enjoy a little extra relaxation time after the stress of the holidays!

"How to Fake Lush, Full Brows" with Robby from G&P

G&P's makeup and brow expert, Robby, is featured on Philly.com/Style showing how to achieve fuller looking eyebrows in a few quick steps.

Philly.com/Style "How to Fake Lush, Full Brows"

Giovanni Mele Quoted in Philadelphia Style "On the Straight and Narrow"

G&P's Giovanni Mele gives the skinny on the latest in professional hair straightening treatments in the Holiday issue of Philadelphia Style.

BRIDES Night Out Philadelphia, October 20th

Calling all brides-to-be: Giovanni & Pileggi is the exclusive beauty sponsor for BRIDES Magazine's BRIDES Night Out Philadelphia this Thursday, October 20th featuring some of Philly's best vendors for ALL your wedding needs!

RSVP to BNO_Philadelphia@condenast.com to reserve your spot and goodie bag!

We hope to see you there!

Giovanni & Pileggi Participates in The Philadelphia Collection Makeover Contest

Giovanni & Pileggi provided hair and makeup services for the Philadelphia Collection and Philly.com/Style makeover contest, which ran throughout September. Check out the story and video for behind-the-scene details and the big reveal of the winning couple from last week!!

The Philadelphia Collection Primping Party at Giovanni & Pileggi

When: September 14, 15, 16
September 20, 21, 22, 23
4pm-6pm

Get primped for The Philadelphia Collection at Giovanni & Pileggi. Sip complimentary refreshments while taking pleasure in receiving specially priced hair and beauty services. Each guest who schedules an appointment during The Philadelphia Collection will automatically be entered into a raffle for the chance to win a set of G Mele Anti-Aging Hair Care Products, which includes an Anti-Aging Shampoo, Conditioner, and Styling Foundation Prep Spray (over $80 value).


Primping Party Specials:
Haircuts: from $50 (regularly from $60)
Styling: from $30 (regularly from $40)
Makeup application: $85 (regularly from $100)
Manicures: $15 (regularly $20)


* Appointments must be scheduled in advance & The Philadelphia Collection must be mentioned.

Back-to-School Collegiate Student Discount Program!

A new school year means a fresh start, and Giovanni & Pileggi can help you look your best this fall! Offering the very best cuts, colors and styles in the city, G&P is offering Philadelphia's scholars 10% discount off hair services on Sundays and Mondays with the presentation of a valid student ID.

Giovanni & Pileggi in Philadelphia Style Fall Fashion Issue!

Giovanni & Pileggi's own Giovanni offers insight and tips on Fall hair trends in the latest issue of Philadelphia Style Magazine, the Fall Fashion issue on newstands now! See a preview below and our Press page for the full article.

Giovanni & Pileggi voted Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly” for Going-out Hair!

Philadelphia Magazine’s special August issue featuring the annual “Best of Philly” guide honors the best of the best throughout the Philadelphia region in a variety of different categories from dining to fashion and beauty to services and more! This year, Giovanni & Pileggi has been honored as the best hair salon in Philadelphia to achieve perfect “going-out hair.”

Elle Magazine names Giovanni & Pileggi one of the top 100 salons in the United States!

Elle Magazine’s August issue features the “United States of Style,” a roundup of popular celebrity hair cuts from coast to coast and a list of the best salons throughout the country where one can achieve the chic Hollywood-inspired ‘dos. Elle selected and approved Giovanni & Pileggi as one of the top hair salons in Pennsylvania and throughout the US!!

United States of Style

Giovanni & Pileggi’s Giovanni Mele reveals YOUR most-requested hair color in Elle Magazine!

For the August issue, Elle polled the nation’s top salons to reveal the country’s most sought-after celeb styles and how to get them. Jennifer Aniston’s golden tone is the nation’s women’s most-requested shade and G&P clients agree! Giovanni Mele of Giovanni & Pileggi understands why you love Jen’s hair: “My clients are busy professionals,” owner Giovanni Mele says. “They love to copy her color because it’s natural-looking and doesn’t require a lot of maintenance, so we can stretch the time between touch-ups.”

The Best Hair In America 2011

G Melé featured in Woman's Day Magazine giveaway!

Woman’s Day Magazine is giving away 12 sets of the G Melé Anti-Aging hair care system created by Giovanni & Pileggi owner Giovanni Mele! The online contest starts Monday, June 20, 2011 and runs through Saturday, August 20, 2011. Enter here for your chance to win: http://www.womansday.com/Giveaways/G-Mele-Anti-Aging-Three-Piece-Hair-Care-System-Giveaway

Enter for your chance to win!

Giovanni & Pileggi is an InStyle magazine editorially approved hair salon!

InStyle magazine has launched an iPad application that enables users to sample more than 50 different hair cuts, styles and colors when you upload a headshot onto the device. The app will not only provide a range of styles based on your face shape or desired style, it offers a Salon Finder to locate and book an appointment at one of InStyle‘s editorially approved hair salons in the U.S., including Giovanni & Pileggi for Philadelphia!

Givoanni & Pileggi is now offering the Marcia Teixeira line of Keratin Treatments!

Choose from a variety of formulas featuring the latest technology in long-lasting hair straightening:

Original Keratin Treatment:
• Recommended for fine to medium hair types
• Gently soften curls and condition dry, over-processed, or damaged hair.
• Leaves hair frizz-free, beautiful, and healthy with luminous shine

Soft Chocolate Treatment:
• Formaldehyde-free formula with natural cocoa butter
• Recommended for medium textured to very coarse or unruly hair
• Specially formulated to reduce frizz without completely eliminating curl
• Hair can be shampooed the same day

Chocolate Extreme De-Frizzing Treatment:
• Recommended for extremely tight curls and for medium textured to very coarse or unruly hair
• Uses natural cocoa butter for beautifully conditioned hair
• Contains natural antioxidants and a special blend of amino acids

Advanced Keratin Treatment:
• Recommended for those with an active lifestyle
• Can be used on all hair types
• Specially formulated to produce immediate results
• Hair can be rinsed the same day as treatment

Rue Philadelphia Voucher Expiration

Just a reminder that G&P's Rue Philadelphia vouchers expire on Monday, May 9th. Under the Rue Philadelphia terms, we can no longer accept the vouchers after the end of the day tomorrow.

Giovanni Mele is going to be on ShopNBC!

Giovanni Mele, owner of Giovanni & Pileggi, will appear LIVE on SHOP NBC, a nationally broadcast cable home-shopping network, with his signature G Mele Anti-Aging hair care system! Tune in on Monday, May 9th at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to watch Giovanni demonstrating and discussing the amazing results of his G Mele products!

Visit ShopNBC.com to watch live online or to find your local ShopNBC channel.

Click here to watch live on ShopNBC

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