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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd; 01 edition (28 Oct. 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0500981140
  • ISBN-13: 978-0500981146
  • ASIN: 050029108X
  • Product Dimensions: 20.8 x 3 x 25.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 364,077 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A celebration of fashion's crowning glory. --Marie Claire

A striking book of curls, bobs and wigs. You'll never wash'n'go again. --Daily Mail

Beautiful. --Juliehurst.blogspot.com

A celebration of our crowning glory that will appeal to all fashion addicts ... witty and informative. --Woman & Home

Informative and encyclopaedic --A Little Bird.com

A modern-day encyclopaedia of strands. --Style.com

Brings together images of Philippon's best work (some of which have never been seen before), his flair for what's fresh and a study of hair's hell-raising history ... never falls short of its promise of fashion, fantasy and fun. --Wallpaper*

A high fashion fuelled celebration of the art of hair. --AN Other Magazine

A must-have source for any hairdresser. --HJI Hair

Stunning photographs and commentary --Salon Today

By the genius that is Laurent Philippon ... an insightful and inspiring read ... A hair reference must have! --Creative Head

spectacular spreads --The Independent

Hair: Fashion and Fantasy has a total follicle fixation, looking at the 'do from every angle' --We Heart

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Fashionistas, photographers and stylists love the infinite possibilities of hair. It can define a look, embellish an outfit, show status, tribe or culture. Each hairstyle says something about who we are and where we belong. This book celebrates the art of hair: braids, curls, loose hair, mohawks, chignons, coloured hair, wigs, crops. Fabulous images from the greatest names in fashion photography mix with rare and unseen archive pictures. There are text contributions from stars of fashion, photography and hairstyling, as well as offbeat commentaries: Yannick dIs on working with Avedon; Veruschka on Ara Gallant; Patti Wilson on the Afro; Amanda Lepore on transsexual glamour; burlesque heroine Dita von Teese on Hollywood glamour; Vidal Sassoon gives one of his last interviews; and beauty editor Kathy Phillips writes on blondes. There is also a street-level view of Londons Seventies punk scene. This book will be a style classic, a bible for anyone in the profession, a must-have source of information and ideas, and pure pleasure for fashion addicts everywhere.

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2.0 out of 5 starsNOT a pictorial history of hairstyles over the ages- unless your time span is limited to post 1960.
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5.0 out of 5 starsFor the love of hair and art!
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