Friday, February 18, 2011

Vidal Sassoon: a Documentary

I've always loved hair and fashion, so the name Vidal Sassoon definitely has a specific connotation for me. So it was with great interest I listened to an interview with him on NPR regarding the documentary of his life. Very interesting to hear how a man came from such abject poverty to creating iconoclastic hairstyles.

The NPR article also has a slide show of Sassoon's famous hairstyles. I had one in the 80s, the asymmetrical cut. It was a fun trip down memory lane to see some of those famous hairstyles.


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