Meet the Team

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Meet the Team

Coupe Sixty-One is a passionate group of professionals providing superior quality and leadership in the hair industry through ongoing education, and customer service that exceeds our clients' expectations.

Our expert stylists are professionals in all areas of hair, ensuring that no matter what your hair goals are, we can get you there.

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Our Stylists

Melissa Cox

Owner & Stylist

Melissa Cox, is a third generation hairstylist from the San Francisco Bay Area. After 20 years in the hair industry, Melissa has created Coupe Sixty-One as a place where the exquisite style and beauty she brings each guest is paired with a passionate responsiblilty for the world we live in. Melissa is a trained Framesi color educator and Toni & Guy stylist, and has continually honed her craft through continued education from leaders in the industry, including Vidal Sassoon, Wella, Goldwell, Bumble and Bumble, and Oribe. Melissa's talent with hair is an extension of her own strong sense of style. She always knows the latest trend and is able to tailor them for her guests. Specializing in cutting and coloring she carefully considers each guests face shape, skin tone, likes and dislikes resulting in an amazing, personally designed look. Melissa is knowledgeable, professional, and dedicated to giving each guest her very best.

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Talia Doignon

Stylist | (424) 207-6030

Talia Doignon is a proud Tahoe native; born in Truckee and raised in Kings Beach. After acquiring her cosmetology license from Fullerton College, she worked in West Hollywood for the next ten years. Within those years, in addition to working in busy and popular salons, she did T.V. set work, runway shows, and other events. She returned to the Reno/Tahoe area in 2011, while continuing freelance work in Los Angeles. Talia has worked for esteemed companies such as the Ritz Carlton and Dry Bar. She is a well established hair stylist with years of experience under her belt. Additionally, she has mastered the art of Threading- a Middle Eastern technique used to shape eyebrows and remove undesired facial hair. Talia is also a well accomplished braider, able to do braid designs of all kinds. She specializes in cutting and styling, and loves to work with all hair types. Highlights, balayage, and creative colors are included in her long lists of talents. She sees herself as a true artist and is passionate about bringing beauty to the world.

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Kelsey Lanphear @k_ellabella

Stylist | (530) 913-0242

​ Kelsey's love and passion for hair grew quickly when she began seeing her own hairstylist regularly. Right after high school she attended the Paul Mitchell partner school in Sacramento, CA. She learned the fundamentals which has allowed her to grow into the creative stylist that she is today. Her ongoing desire for growth and continuing education keeps Kelsey's skills fresh and modern.

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Lauren Nobriga @laurendoeshair

Stylist | (925) 724-7061

Imported from Livermore CA via finding her true love (a Truckee local), we are so grateful to have her with us! Lauren graduated from Paul Mitchell The School East Bay, Pleasant Hill in August of 2011. She honed her fabulous hairstyling skills and amazing customer service at Hairlights Salon, A Paul Mitchell Salon in Pleasanton CA, where she worked behind the chair as a full time stylist. Her experience in providing hair services to men, women, and children as well as retail and product knowledge is unsurpassed. In her free time, Lauren is a devoted volunteer at the Truckee Humane Society.

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Erin Sacks @never_been_bored

Stylist | (530) 448-6065

Erin came to Truckee from New Hampshire, with some time spent in San Francisco and Denver. Erin settled in the Tahoe Basin in 2013 to raise her two daughters. While Erin's creativity and attention to detail make her a gifted stylist. Her success comes from listening and understanding each of her clients. Her talent comes from the heart, and it allows her to transform a client's dreams into reality. She is inspired every day by different styles and is always excited to further her education. Erin graduated with High Honors from Aveda Institute Denver. Not only is she a stylist in the salon she also owns Daymaker Brides which is an amazing wedding hair and make up business - www.daymakerbrides.com. Erin created Daymaker Brides to be that very person who makes brides and wedding parties look and feel their best on their special day.

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Anna Larson

Stylist | (530) 414-5755

​*Bio Coming Soon

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Sierra Stevens @hairbysierradonegan

Stylist | (530) 448-4054

Sierra Stevens grew up in the heart and soul of North Lake Tahoe and her passion and creativity for beautiful, natural looking hair reflects that. With her heart set on success she ventured into San Francisco for her cosmetology license and graduated from a Paul Mitchell partner school in 2012. After graduation she returned to Tahoe and began her career in Tahoe City. In 2014 she landed at Coupe and honed her craft. Sierra loves doing all kinds of color and cuts, but specializes in Balayage, bright blondes, and dimensional brunettes. Not only does she love hair, but she loves education! She has invested in her craft and taken classes at f901 academy, Aveda, Pony Salon, Salt society, the business of Balayage and more!! She spent May 2018-19 in Seattle mastering coloring and styling techniques with Organic Color Systems, Davines and Kevin Murphy.

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