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20-22 Elizabeth Street
Paddington 2021
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86 William Street
Paddington 2021
02 9357 6228
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Renya Xydis City Salon

172 Castlereagh Street
Sydney 2000
02 9264 8888
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Discover the team

The Renya Xydis City team are true artists, from editorial staff to our apprentices, no stone is left unturned; passion, creativity and drive are key elements that are found in this diverse and talented team of hairdressers. Working in a world class luxe environment, the focus is on making the clients truly experience a hair service that is not found anywhere else. Having a team that is internationally experienced and work featured in magazines, such as US Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Madison and Grazia, the Renya Xydis City Salon is a haven for local and international faces such as Teresa Palmer, Racheal Taylor, Natalie Imbruglia and Miranda Kerr.


Richard Brand

Senior Stylist / Styling & Cutting educator 2012 - 2014

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Richard’s talents stem from a career that started in London in 1997. Changing hair to changing lives is all in a days work for Brand. He wants his clients to walk out with the ‘wow’ factor. Having tamed the tresses of rock and roll legend Rod Stewart, Brand’s carasmatic personality sees him with a devout clientele that know in Brand, they will receive exactly what they are after. Brand is trusted with our team of up an coming apprentices in guiding them through the etiquette and client service that is seen on all our cutting floors. Also working backstage on David Jones 2008 - 2011 and Australian Fashion Week 2008 – 2013 and London Fashion Week 2012 assisting Creative Director Renya Xydis and International stylist Eugene Souleiman.


David Connelly

Senior Colourist / Salon Colour Educator 2014

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Senior colourist David Connelly joins the City team with close to a decade of experience both locally & in Europe. He brings with him directional colour techniques. Specialising in classic clean colour; from silky creamy blondes to rich luscious brunettes – David’s precision and attention detail leaves no stone unturned. “My main priority with my clients is to get the colour they desire but to maintain healthy hair. Who doesn’t want to leave with locks that are healthy, glamourous & beautiful? – That’s my job to deliver to my clients” states Connelly. After a complimentary consultation with David, his warm and engaging personality will capture you and set you at ease, but it’s his passion for detail in his colour work that stands out. Having launched new product lines in the UK, David has experience both behind & in front of the lens, having extensive experience in television hair styling.


Danielle Pusztay - “DP”

Senior Stylist / Colourist

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One of our companies ‘home grown’ talents, creatively Danielle has elevated her craft of hairdressing that is fresh & ever- changing which has gained her a solid and loyal clientele. One to push boundaries in her vision she is constantly expanding her skills to keep abreast of trends. Specialising in men’s cuts & women’s cool colours, her quietly composed personality delivers exactly what her clients want.

Elle Pidgeon

Senior Stylist / colourist

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Calm and considerate, Elle’s priority is to get it right each and every time. “I respect that this is my clients opportunity to change what they are unhappy about with their cut & colour or build onto the work we have been doing from their last appointment - it’s my responsibility to use my experience to achieve this” states Elle. Beautiful blondes are her signature, Elle sees endless possibilities in colour. “There is nothing better than seeing my clients colour transform from drab to fab! I love their faces when we get the colour that is just right, colours that pop are what I love there is noting wishy- washy about my colour work!” With a serious passion for cutting, Elle takes her time to make every end meet & every cut precise, this attention to detail has resulted in an incredible loyal clientele.

Dimi Kladis

Head colourist / Stylist / Certified Master Colour Qualification

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The last decade at Valonz we have seen Dimi consistantly give her clientele simply beautiful hair. Dimi now spreads the magic at Renya Xydis City. A straight shooter her mantra is simple. “Every client is different and not all styles or colours suit every client, embrace that don’t fight it, my promise to my clients is that I will give them beautiful healthy hair that suits them, not somebody else” Treating her clients like family Dimi’s natural warmth and curious nature translates to clients expecting something unique and unexpected. Dimi has worked backstage at Australian Fashion Week 2002 to 2005, New York Fashion Week at Sass & Bide 2005.

Nicole Sudjana

Head colourist /Stylist / Certified Master Colour Qualification

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Emerging as one of Renya Xydis City’s senior stylist and colourist stand out talents, Nicole gives every client her personal touch by love of colour and strong cutting skills. Trained by one of Australia’s leading colourist, Valonz’s Christine Rowe, Nicole has honed her skills with a strong following of clients. Consultation is key to achieving her clients needs and wants - no stone is left unturned. Sudjana has worked for leading hair care brands as an educator sharing her knowledge and know how nationwide. Sudjana has worked alongside some of our leading editorial stylist at Australian Fashion Week 2005 - 2012, David Jones 2008 - 2012


Chanda Luy

Emerging Cutter & Colourist

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The talents of this Emerging Stylist are phenomenal for such a fresh young hairdresser. With a steadfastly loyal clientele that constantly commend her for her amazing blow dry skills. Trained under Senior Stylist Richard Brand, states she is the best cutter to emerge from our junior ranks in a very long time – a very high compliment. Chanda has also been trained by Valonz’s Colour Director Christine Rowe, Chanda understands that her consultation with the client is the key to a great colour. She brings a youthful vibe to her colours, backed with sound colouring principles. Possessing a real sensitivity to the clientele who enter our doors.


Travis Balcke - Agent Company 1

Editorial Stylist

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Over a decade of experience, Blacke’s aesthetic approach creates beautiful sexy hair. His styling expertise has seen Travis work assisting on international jobs such as Calvin Klein, Lady Ga Ga, Italian Vogue to name but a few. As a regular every season at the international fashions shows in Paris, Milan and NYC, Travis has the know how on hair. “A client has a vision; it’s my job to make that a reality, working with what you have and enhancing that is key.” Travis’ hands have graced the heads of Gwyneth Paltrow, Mena Suvari and Jennifer Hawkins. With work featured Madison, Grazia and Harpers Bazaar. Travelling twice a year to work on the shows in New York, Paris and Milan, Balcke’s in the front line of current trends.Find him backstage locally at Australian Fashion Week 2002 - 12 and internationally at Paris, Milan and New York Fashion Week 2008 - 2012.

RENYA XYDIS - Agent The Artist Group

Editorial Stylist / Creative Director

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As the driving force of creativity for her three beloved salons, Xydis leads her team to be the very best that they can be - leading by example. Xydis is constantly pushing the boundaries of creativity which has seen her work for over three decades in some of worlds leading publications from iconic Vanity Fair to Vogue. Travelling the world throughout the year to work as hair director on runway shows, her stamina and dedication is inspiring. Xydis can do attitude towards hair makes her a natural favourite with her loyal celebrity clientele.

Backstage Paris / Milan fashion week 1988 - 2011, NYC fashion week 2005 -2011, London fashion week 1988 - 2011, Australian fashion week 1998 - 2011

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Never before has a beauty destination made such a sublime mark on Sydney’s CBD.

Draped in finery from Africa, Tokyo, Paris and New York, ‘Renya Xydis City Salon’ marries a kaleidoscope of inspirations to create a space where creativity thrives and the heartbeat of beauty resounds.

But don’t be fooled by the finery. Renya Xydis City is as much about substance as it is about style. Inside is a team of true professionals from cuts to colours, the internationally trained staff are equipped to making clients discover their true hair potential.

It’s a boutique environment nestled amidst sky-scrapers, offering men and women the sweetest escape during their lunchbreak or before a night out on the town. Not only is the service, cutting, colouring and styling unsurpassed, but it is done so within a space that is visually intoxicating.

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The Reception Team

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Under the maestro of management award winning Harold Samu, watchful eye, the Renya Xydis City reception team exhibit professionalism & warmth and are friendly and helpful. With no problem too small, they really want your experience and time with us to be special.

The Renya Xydis City Reception team know everything there is to know about their talented Stylist & Colourist. They know; the whose of the who, and the long & the short of it!

With a combined experience of over 10 years working in customer service they are the ‘go to’ for all their clients needs.

Did you know that we have over 5 different price brackets? Ask about our $35.00 blow dry There is a price point that suits your budget, ask any one of our reception team and they will guide you through our pricing. We have Emerging Stylists that have been trained by our Senior Stylists. They are skilled and ready to look after you.

What is an Editorial Stylist? Love seeing our work across runway, television, film & in magazines? our Editorial team work on jobs away from the salon, the reception team will look after you as best they can giving you as much notice as possible.

‘My hair is… dry, brittle, thick, thin, blonde, brown, short, long….’ They have heard it all. Our reception team watches their colourists & stylist at work. THey know their team & know who best suits your hair type. Ask them to help you choice the right hairdresser for you.

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Address & Trading hours

172 Castlreagh Street
SYDNEY 2000, NSW Australia
T 02 9264 8888

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Monday 8.30am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 8.30am - 6.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am - 6.00pm
Thursday 8.30am - 8.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 6.30pm
Saturday 8.30am - 5.30pm


We are always interested in speaking with new local and international talent in all areas of our unique and inspiring business.

We are a team that is dedicated to nurturing staff and their development. Intensive, thorough creative training programs – from apprentice to senior team levels – are a testament the team’s growth.

To express interest in employment, please forward your resume or portfolio to:

General Manager Juliet Cummins at renyaxydiscity@valonz.com.au

Services @ Renya Xydis City

The Renya Xydis City team are as diverse as the personalised service they offer clients. Working with leading beauty magazines, photographers and fashion houses allows Renya Xydis City to develop future trends and bring them back into the daily flow of the salon; tailoring them to suit you.

We offer the finest:

  • Styling
  • Colour
  • Foiling
  • Balayage
  • Colour Glaze
  • Hair Facial
  • Hair Treatments

Read more here about our services, salon etiquette and employment.

Parking Availability

Parking Stations

Metred Parking

  • Along and Around Hyde Park, Elizabeth St, William St, College St

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