Vidal Sasson dead at 84


Vidal sassoon

Vidal sassoon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Damn I remember the day that he (gay and Jewish–he was left in a Jewish orphanage during the depression) unveiled his style.  Vidal single-handedly changed the way that women cut and wore their hair.  He influenced generations since the 1980s with his signature hair cuts and designs on the hair. 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, whose 1960s wash-and-wear cuts freed women from endless teasing and hairspray, has died. He was 84.

Los Angeles police spokesman Kevin Maiberger says officers went to Sassoon’s home Wednesday morning and determined he was dead of natural causes. Sassoon’s family was present.

The London-born Sassoon’s creative, geometric cuts required little styling. They were an integral part of the look of Mary Quant, the superstar British fashion designer who popularized the miniskirt.

http://www.salon.com/2012/05/09/hairstyling_pioneer_vidal_sassoon_dies_at_84_in_la/

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