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aer, South Kensington

aer, South Kensington

While I wouldn't dream of calling myself a 'Chelsea Girl', I wouldn't mind waking up with my normally frizzy hair tamed into a 'Chelsea blow dry' every morning. To the uninitiated, a Chelsea blow dry is a full-volume loose style, lots of soft curls (not ringlets, never ringlets) and a texture that's super, super shiny - think a 90s Claudia Schiffer on the Versace catwalk and you're halfway there. This is normally accessorised with pearls and a Barbour jacket (and maybe a couple of spaniels in tow if you want to go the full stereotype...). So what better place to go and get such glamorous, glossy locks than in Chelsea itself? More specifically, aer - the cheeriest, uplifting blow dry bars in the city, which opened earlier this year.

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