Owner - Master stylist
Born and raised in Holland and then schooled in France, Maryelle was only 19 she landed as one of the youngest stylists to land on the famed Sebastian Internal team where she quickly rose to prominence with international industry following with an enviable roster of devoted celebrity clientele.
In 1997 Marylle was named “Artistic Director” of Sebastian’s International Artistic Team which rapidly expanded her rise on both the European stage solidifying her role as a “key industry influencer” with Salon City proclaiming: “Koken is one of the nation’s top performing media artists in hair making today.”
As Artistic Director Koken has assisted with developing and branding product lines such as Xtah to directing international
Advertising campaign aesthetics for Sebastian as well as Mac cosmetics.
In 2011, she reached a deal with Sebastian that allowed her to realize here life long dream of launching her own award winning Salon on the infamous Abbot Kinney blvd in the fashion heart of Venice, CA before the salon’s success demanded expansion to her now current location of Melrose Ave.
Despite her demanding travel schedule Maryelle continues to be an industry driver, influence those around her and serving her loyal Los Angeles clientele that include Jack Osbourne, Kimberly Stewart, Paris Hilton, Morrissey from The Smiths, Nine Inch Nails and most recently The Kardashians.
Koken is the proud owner of Los Angeles hair salon The Harlot on Melrose Avenue. After launching in April 2011 The Harlot soon garnered accolade from the nation’s top style magazines, leading to InStyle’s 2011 October issue voting the salon as the number one new hair salon in the greater Los Angeles area.
Prices are set by the individual stylists.