about us

Mission
会社使命

Our ultimate mission is to make hair stylist the most promising career path

美容師になりたい人を増やすこと

Motto
行動指針

Be polite, be kind, be honest.

礼儀正しくあること, 親切であること, 誠実であること

History of Number76

Number76 was born in Minami Aoyama, Tokyo, in year 2001.

Founder Daisuke Hamaguchi started a little hair salon with his only assistant back then and called it HairStyleShop NALU. He wanted to have a salon with the concept of a style shop, where customers can casually change to hair designs that they fancy just like how one changes his or her fashion items.

The name NALU means "waves" in Hawaiian.

"Riding the tide (catching trends), beckoning the waves (creating trends), and of course perming your hair wavy (laughs) are the most befitting phrases for me since I also love surfing" said Hama.

In year 2003, NALU moved to Omotesando and at the same time, 76CAFE was established. It was a fresh concept where the ground floor served as a café while the basement a hair salon. It soon became one of the most popular spots in the stylish district of Omotesando.

Then, Hama's wandering journey began.

He was in search for a chance to create new waves overseas, thus travelled to different countries around Asia, America and other cities. Not long after, he discovered an ideal place which is Malaysia, a country of multiculturalism with people of different fashion and culture sense.

He was deeply intrigued by how the locals and residents possess the power to create their own distinctive culture. He decided to choose Kuala Lumpur as the first destination of his journey, with the belief that one day this charming capital would be a centre of fashion cultures in the region.

Bearing the concept inherited from NALU, Number76 Hair Salon was established in 2012. In just a few short years, Number76 broadened its reach to its current total of five salons in Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru within Malaysia.

In 2016, Number76 stamped its mark in the cosmopolitan city of Singapore.

Expanding to Singapore was a natural decision to come to for Hama. The dynamic and stylish country beckoned to him; while Singaporean customers who frequent their neighbouring country called for its arrival, cementing his decision to explore a new destination in this journey.

Wherever Number76 goes, Hama is determined that customers across the globe will walk out from the salons with a sense of satisfaction and happiness. It is this determination that has carried this brand across oceans.

The name Number76 was originally conceived from NALU. In Japanese, 7 (seven) is pronounced as "nana" while 6 (six) as "roku". When abbreviated, “nana” and “roku” merges together as NALU, hence Number76. Together with NALU, Number76 hopes to create new trends with all of you.

Number76はその前身であるHair Salon NALUから始まります。

NALUとはハワイ語で「波」という意味。

流行の波を起こす、波紋を呼ぶようなスタイルを作る、パーマの形状であるWave。様々な 意味が込められた名前。

そしてサーフィンを愛する浜口大介によって2001年11月、南青山で始まりました。2003年 に現在の表参道へ拡張移転し、同時に76CAFEもオープン。1階がCafé、2階がSalonというユニ ークなコンセプトでサロンのお客様に空間と寛ぎを提供してきました。

また76CAFEは多くのお客様に支持され2012年にはフロワーを増やし1階と地下に。サロンは 同じビルの2階に移転。10年以上も続く76CAFEは表参道の賄いどころとして気取らない雰囲 気と使い勝手の良さから多くの人に愛されています。

2011年、Hair Salon NALUの初の海外店舗Number76がクアラルンプールにオープンします。

「76」の意味はNALUの日本語の発音から由来しています。

NALUナルー=なな、七・ろく、六。

国が違い、人が変わり、言葉が通じなくても一目でわかるブランド名とロゴ、

創業時の「波・Wave」も忘れないように思いを込めた私たちのアイデンティティです。

Catch The Wave.