Tailored by No. 5 is fast becoming the place London’s cool girls go to when they need a chop. Lucy Williams of Fashion Me Now and fashion stylist and Style columnist Pandora Sykes have both raved about it.


Tailored by no 5 does exactly what it says on the tin, “just woke up like this”, is the look they’re making their name on.

Theres no backwash, because Lee — the cool, calm founder — believes that hair should be cut in its natural state.


Things like never drying or straightening my hair, wanting it to look beachy without being dry, and thick without a chelsea blowdry were all immediately picked up on. Another difference is that the hair is cut dry so as to work with the natural movement of the hair to eliminate any nasty surprises when you wash and dry it yourself at home.

Walking into Tailored by No. 5 I was welcomed by the most adorable grey Shar Pei. Having my hair cut can evoke feelings of stress, however this little puppy had me at ease; the glass of prosecco that was waiting for me also helped.


Forget speakeasies… now it's all about secret hair salons. Yep, it's happening — say hello to the newly opened Tailored by No. 5.