Horses with more fabulous hair than you

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 23 April 2014

Photographer Marc Vonstein spent 16 years of his career as a fashion photographer, working commercially for fashion magazines, newspapers, fashion designers, and fashion labels. Now, he’s taken his experience in the fashion world and is applying it to animals, specifically shooting horses in all their luxurious and elegant glory.

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Hair everywhere! Creative illustrations by Winnie Truong

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Tuesday 14 January 2014

Canadian artist Winnie Truong knows a thing or two about good hair. Her wildly popular illustrations depict all sorts of characters being guarded, hiding out of fear and even showing off their impressive hairstyles. Using just crayon pencil on paper, Truong creates surreal images that both capture the imagination and enlighten us. Who knew hair […]

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Dudes with fancy lady hair

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Friday 13 December 2013

Why should the gals be the only ones to have a bit of fun with their hair? Jessica Saia took eight guys with long hair to San Francisco’s Salon Miel to see just how fancy their updos could become. The Junior Prom hairstyle features an updo with sprigs of baby’s breath and neck hair, the […]

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Jimmy Figg’s Bare-Knuckled Barber in Newcastle

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in Cool Travel on Tuesday 29 October 2013

It happens all the time; things that were once great go out of fashion. But the good things come back: Vinyl, film cameras, acid wash denim, and of course, old fashioned barbers. Well, at least in Newcastle. Jimmy Figg’s Bare-Knuckle Barber is the place to go for a traditional shave or haircut. And at a […]

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Manly fur coat made of men’s chest hair

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Tuesday 2 July 2013

To get blokes to drink their new protein-fortified chocolate milk, dairy company Arla ran a brand campaign to get them to man up. It also commissioned four designers to spend over 200 hours to make a fur coat out of men’s chest hair, which you can buy at just over US$3,000. Sounds like the next […]

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No bad hair day for these birds: photos by Rene Mesman

Joyce de Gruiter Reader Find

By Joyce de Gruiter in New Photography on Thursday 18 April 2013

Rene Mesman is a photographer based in Amsterdam with a perfect eye for detail. Besides interiors, advertisements, and a intriguing series of people in Kosovo, he also creates still life and a series of still life pictures with taxidermy. He gives birds a perfect hairdo and thereby a human appearance. Or is it, in fact, […]

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Big Hair: a short film by Alex Reuben

Imogen Reekie Reader Find

By Imogen Reekie in New Film on Wednesday 3 April 2013

Alex Reuben’s focus is always predominately sound. But having worked alongside Reuben, his enthusiasm for the moving image is infectious. Big Hair is a performance piece where spoken word, space and colour are explored. Two special agent supermodels are trapped in the virtuous reality of a shampoo commercial. Philosophy may be their only escape. Big […]

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Afro Lion: funky fresh lion manes

Cyrus Daruwala Reader Find

By Cyrus Daruwala in New Art on Friday 29 March 2013

What’s the mane feature of a lion? This wacky art project has the king of the jungle styled like a rock star. We think ‘Afro Lion’, by the Japanese artist Mountstar is definitely going to be the look for the runways of the savanna this spring.

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The evolution of Nicolas Cage’s hair

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Tuesday 4 December 2012

Harry Hanrahan, the same guy who was responsible for the infamous video of Nicolas Cage losing his shit, also compiled a montage of Cage’s cinematic hairstyles over the span of his film career as it evolves to mythical proportions. Of course, only an increasingly frenetic tune such as Edvard Grieg’s In the Hall of the […]

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Leonard Mattis Studio: a boutique hair salon in Sydney

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in Cool Travel on Friday 5 October 2012

It’s not everyday you can have your hair styled and swooned over in an intimate and inspiring space by a stylist with a nation-wide reputation. Leonard Mattis has created such a space in Sydey’s Surry Hills, where art, clean white lines, mirrors and a chic 70′s retro feel combine to offer the pinnacle of styling experiences.

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VIDEO: Guys headbanging to paint a room

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Friday 20 April 2012

Check out this wild video in which three headbangers get hands-on (or is it hair-on?) to paint a room badly in two steps: dip and whip. Spoiler: it gets messy. Very messy.

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