Brides of The Vintage Hipster
"We Are an Intimate Bridal Hair Crew who values Quality over Quantity. Our Motto, "Bridal Hair Catered to your Personality, Fit, & Style", means we Honor Uniqueness and the Confidence of Choosing a Hairstyle that Truly Resonates with your Individuality. If you are ready to say, "I Do" to your Updo, Fill Out the Bridal Hair Inquiry Form and we will be Happy to Bring your Vision to Reality!
Meet Your "Updo Crew"
Kinetra Stewart is from Jonesboro, Louisiana. She attended Grambling State University and graduated with honors from Blue Cliff College in Alexandria, Louisiana where she received her Cosmetology Degree. She is also a veteran of the US Air Force Reserves & Army Active Duty.
Kinetra is a Bridal Hairstylist and Natural Hair Guru at The Vintage Hipster. She is currently studying to be a Copywriter for Beautypreneurs in the Beauty Industry.
Kinetra always wanted to be a Hairstylist since she was 9 years old. It was the only reason she had dolls. She would later fulfill her dreams as an artist and share that passion with the world.
Kinetra grew a love for Bridal Hair when one of her clients asked her to provide Bridal Hair Services for her wedding. Once exposed to the challenging, but rewarding career, she decided to extend her education by enrolling in Bridal Hair Workshops to sharpen her skill craft to learn different styling techniques to build bridal clientele.
Kinetra received the WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award after being in Bridal Hair Business for only one year. Kinetra has been afforded the opportunity to work with some of the most highly respected vendors in the Bridal Hair Industry. Her work has been featured on respected platforms such as Martha Stewart Weddings, Munaluchi Brides, Brides of Austin, & Washingtonian Brides & Grooms.
Kinetra is a rebel. She embraces challenges elegantly as she believes it is where you truly learn and evolve.
Kinetra has experienced multiple favorite moments and memories throughout her career. The laughs and vulnerable conversations behind the chair to the hugs after a long eventful wedding day is what Kinetra appreciate and values as an artist in her career.
Karimah Thomas, also known as, Rimah is from The Bronx, New York. She received her Cosmetology Degree at Aveda Institute in Austin, Texas. Karimah is a Bridal Hairstylist for Brides of The Vintage Hipster and a Hairstylist for Bex & Co. in Cedar Park, Texas. Karimah enjoys creating to help women who possess beautiful souls on the inside mimic and reflect that image as well on the outside.
Karimah is a diverse hairstylist, meaning, she is confident in styling any texture of hair. She loves her career as an artist as it allows her to forever learn, grow, and excel. She appreciates having no limitations to being creative and evolving in the beauty industry. Karimah continues to further her education as a Hairstylist by enrolling in Hair Extension and Color Classes in which she has received certifications to expand her knowledge and passion in her career.
Her career as a Hairstylist has allowed her to have a healthy work life balance and spend quality time with her family. She and her husband are both retired from the military and have a son.
Aside from being a Hairstylist, Karimah received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Delaware State and Strayer University.
Karimah decided to add Bridal Hair as an addition to her career, because she wants to be a part of something meaningful in someone’s life while extending the love of her craft to her Bride as well.
Karimah’s favorite memory and accomplishment as a Hairstylist is creating a purple bob and beautiful haircut style on a client for the first that turned out amazing.
Karimah is excited to be apart of the Bridal Hair Team, Brides of The Vintage Hipster, and work alongside after the Bridal Hair Expert, Kinetra Stewart.
Shayna Roy, also known as Shay, is from Oakland, California. She attended The University of Las Vegas, Nevada and graduated from Expertise School of Beauty. She is married and has a son.
Shayna is the Bridal Hair Administrator/Consultant for Brides of The Vintage Hipster. Shayna’s aspirations and beliefs consist of surrounding herself amongst inspirational people that encourage and welcome growth as well as working alongside individuals she believes in.
Shayna enjoys and appreciates having the opportunity to build relationships while consulting with Brides to ensure they have the assurance and trust they need from the Bridal Team in order for their goals and vision to be met for their special occasion. Shayna has a passion for helping and servicing our Brides. She finds it fun, refreshing, and motivating.
Shayna’s personality is friendly, caring, and considerate. However, her fierceness is what makes her a self motivated swift learner. Shayna’s fearlessness welcomes confidence gracefully in any responsibility or task she’s assigned to. Her thorough communication and listening skills allows her to naturally connect with our Brides and Bridal Team.
Shayna’s favorite memory was assisting our Bride, Brittany Harris, alongside Kinetra at her very first wedding. She says, “Being able to meet Brittany Harris in person after conversing with her for months was so refreshing. It was at that very moment that I knew I wanted to be a part of every wedding. The energy that day was unmatched and unforgettable.”