Katie Payne

Katie Payne

senior stylist

Katie has had a passion for hair and makeup most of her life. After working for many years as a graphic designer, she followed her passion and became a stylist and has never looked back. Her artistic background informs her creativity as a beauty professional.

Katie graduated from the Aveda Institute in SoHo and then went on to work at The Beehive, a cutting-edge salon in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. She places a high value on developing a special bond with her clients and is dedicated to helping people achieve a customized look that not only complements their personality, but also their lifestyle.

Katie is committed to keeping up with the latest trends and has continued her education through courses with L’Oréal, Gratitude Education, Redken and Tony & Guy. She has a particular passion for cutting, and loves to create unique styles for both women and men.

When she’s not working at Fringe, Katie is an avid fitness devotee and personal trainer. She also enjoys creative writing, drawing and gardening, as well as running around after her 2 young sons.