...is the co-owner, manager and stylist for the DeFranco Spagnolo Salon/Day Spa in Great Neck, New York. Beginning his career in 1974, Anthony DeFranco started as a top assistant to the legendary Peter Coppola, famed hairdresser to the stars, and continued to rise in the beauty industry throughout the decade earning key positions at top salons. By 1980, along with his partner Rene Spagnolo, Mr. DeFranco purchased Peter Coppola's, Peter's Place/Salon Esthetique, and properly renamed it the DeFranco Spagnolo Salon.
Wanting to create a truly unique and luxurious atmosphere for his clients, Mr. DeFranco decided to add a modern day spa hideaway, creating the DeFranco Spagnolo Salon/Day Spa. A true departure from the Peter's Place of yesteryear, the establishment boasts an expert staff renowned in their specialized fields from hair coloring to Swedish massages, and offers the finest European hair and skincare products.
Highly respected in the fashion and beauty world in New York and abroad, Mr. DeFranco travels frequently to attend and teach seminars, and he guest lectures at Intercoiffure, a prestigious organization of the top 2200 salons worldwide. In addition, Mr. DeFranco's work has been featured in national Revlon ads, as well as on the pages of Modern Salon, Salon News and Passion magazine.
Mr. DeFranco continues to service his strong following on the gold coast of Long Island and has been recognized as a community leader in the battle against Breast Cancer.