Friday, May 11, 2012

Vidal Sassoon

Vidal Sassoon, one of the most important hairdressers in the 60s & Swinging London icon, passed away 2 days ago at the age of 84. Sassoon is best remembered for leading a hair revolution which encouraged easy to manage and handle hair, departing from the traditional salon look.

He became an icon when he created the geometric-wedge shaped bob, like the one he is creating for 60s Mod designer Mary Quant in 1964. Vidal Sassoon also made Hollywood history when he transformed Mia Farrow's hair into a delicate pixie cut for "Rosemary's Baby".

"If you don't look good, we don't look good" - Vidal Sassoon

Photo: Msnbc

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