Posts tagged "vidal sassoon"

Rest In Peace, Vidal Sassoon: A Tribute

We’ve lost two great visionaries this week: writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak passed away on Tuesday at 83, and just yesterday we received the news that Vidal Sassoon, 84, died peacefully in his Los Angeles home due to natural causes stemming from his enduring leukemia. He eclipsed a troubling childhood in Britain, placed by hi…

Rachel Krause / May 10, 2012

Vidal Sassoon Doc Shows The Man Behind The Famous Hairdos

The Tribeca Film Festival comes to an end this weekend, and among the scores of movies shown during the 12-day film fest, I’m looking forward to the hair documentary “Vidal Sassoon: The Movie.” You might know the name Vidal Sassoon from the haircare commercials with the tagline, “If You Don’t Look Good, We Don’t Look…

Catherine Strawn / April 30, 2010

And The Oscar For Best Hair Goes To …

Has your hair dresser been knighted by the Queen of England? No? Well, how embarrassing for both of you. Vidal Sassoon, founder of the legendary eponymous teaching institute and, some would argue, the modern haircut, is a knight. He also survived being an orphan in London and a stint in the Israeli army to go…

Lily Q / March 16, 2010