MODERN LUXURY: Power Player, Paul Rehder


Paul Rehder owner of paulrehdersalon, Chicago and Winnetka locations, home to many top talents in the Chicagoland area as well as one of the top Goldwell Titanium level salons nationally. The Chicago Native is a leader in his industry and is responsible for some of Chicago's fashionable and finest residents.


Q: What makes you matter in your industry?

A: Thats a great question but commands a complex answer, as a stylist I have always strived to deliver a quality product. As an owner I have prided myself on creating environments which allow my team to create, grow and prosper. Holding my business to a high standard of excellence, while being able to support fellow artists to achieve their goals both personally and professionally.

Q: What is the biggest factor of your success?

A: Easy question our clients!!!

Q: What is your personal mission statement?

A: Artists supporting artists.

Q: How do you define success?

A: Success is objective, I hope other people see me as such.

Q: What is the greatest challange facing your industry?

A: Salon suites, I believe they breakdown the culture if our industry and disconnects artists from their peers, as well as the ability to serve our guests in a manner that is more valuable.

Q: What do you do for fun?

A: I love to travel. i have an awesome group of friends. #blessed

Q: What brought you to Chicago?

A: Born and raised. Chicago is Home.

Q: What is on your bucket list?

A: I'm not ready for a bucket list, should I be?

Q: What were you like as a child?

A: Terrible, ask my mom!

Q: What is the most rewarding part of your career?

A: The people, both my team as well our clients/guests.

Q: Whats next for you?

A: More to come, I'll keep you posted.

Q: What is your favorite part of your job?

A: I have been gifted with generations of families over the years and there is great joy in the relationships that have been forged as a result.

Q: How do you like doing business in Chicago?

A: I love Chicago and its people, you cant find a better bunch anywhere.