Modern, Yesterday and Today: Moxie Beauty & Hair Parlor | Business
Moxie Beauty & Hair Parlor is more than a boutique. The salon is a personal extension of founder Stephanie Strowbridge, retro maven specializing in 1930s through 1960s styling. A magnet for pin-up models and rockabilly queens, Moxie has become a hub for vintage enthusiasts, making a name for Grand Rapids, and Strowbridge herself.
Originally located at a strip mall in Kentwood, this month Moxie Beauty & Hair Parlor boasts a new location in the Wealthy Street Business District. Couched among hip resale shops, popular coffee and beer joints, eclectic eateries and theatrical houses, Moxie has found a perfect home. “I looked around a few places and this spot came up,” says Strowbridge. “I already love Wealthy Street and this area so much that it sort of just clicked.”
More than a suitable location, Moxie is practically in the backyard of many loyal patrons. “A lot of our clientele already live and work in this area so it was actually more convenient for them as well. They are really excited. Some of them can even walk...