124 N. 1st St., Champaign, IL 61820

Tuesday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Barber Shop: (217) 398-9689

Beauty Salon: (217) 355-9689

[email protected]
William A. Jones
1962 / 2008
Payment Method
Accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover, plus cash
Wheelchair accessibility
Yes - also offers home-based services for disabled

Rose & Taylor Barber Shop (a family-oriented atmosphere) was established in 1962. In 2008, R &T became a combination of a barber shop and a beauty salon (under the ownership of Carla E. and William A. Jones). Barbers and beauticians include Chris, Mark, Tino, Nate, Carla, Larry, and Samone.

Rose & Taylor Barber and Beauty Shop offers haircuts and styles, as well as texturizers, relaxers, color, braiding, dreadlock extensions, hot comb press and curl, and much more. R&T also has a new mobile hair care service called “Salon on Wheels” for those who are temporarily or permanently immobile (with additional cost at stylists discretion).

Photograph of Rose and Taylor, undated. This photograph accompanied an article on the opening of Rose & Taylor's Barbershop on the site of the former Tommy's Barbershop, on North First Street. Left to right Joe Taylor, Lum Rose and new barber Danny Simms pose behind customer Hakim Muhammad.

R&T services a diverse clientele and have everything from the classic traditional full-service barber shop to shoe shines, and also has the services at the beauty shop such as relaxers, highlights, braids, and more. The store is on the corner of First and Park St. in Champaign, Illinois. 

Rose & Taylor Barber and Beauty Shop is a member of the North First Street Business Association, which William A. Jones presides over as president. 

Special Events

Flyer for Father's Day Celebration at Rose &  Taylor Barber and Beauty, to be held 16 June 2012, starting at 12:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Monical's Pizza and Shaffe's Wooden Treasures.

Rose & Taylor Barber and Beauty regularly holds special events, such as community forums, barbeques, and Father's day celebrations. The Barber and Beauty Shop is also a sponsor of the North First Street Farmer's Market and a contributor to the Prosperity Garden

External Links

         Pressey, Debra. "Barbershop's new owners will still stress family atmosphere" News-Gazette, Jan. 22 2008: via eBlackCU