An apartment for the reception and exhibition of works of art; hence, an annual exhibition of paintings, sculptures, etc., held in Paris by the Society of French Artists; -- sometimes called the Old Salon. New Salon is a popular name for an annual exhibition of paintings, sculptures, etc., held in Paris at the Champs de Mars, by the Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts (National Society of Fine Arts), a body of artists who, in 1890, seceded from the Societe des Artistes Francais (Society of French Artists).
An apartment for the reception of company; hence, in the plural, fashionable parties; circles of fashionable society.
I have nothing but the highest regard for 'Salon' and its commitment to independent and provocative journalism. Glenn Greenwald
Best wine if you're stranded on a deserted island? 1982 Salon Champagne. Gary Vaynerchuk
Working in a salon, you look at trends all day long. You're looking at color all the time, what new products are coming out. You're a part of the fashion industry, especially if you're working in a higher-end salon. Christian Siriano
I have no regrets about launching Salon. For the life of me, I can't imagine doing anything else. David Talbot
I once had a friend who did the hair for sci-fi movies, and after a particularly bad break-up I stupidly went to her salon and told her she could do anything she liked. She dyed the bottom cherry red and the top peroxide blonde. Sally Phillips