Nguyen Hoang Hung is one unusual hairdresser from Vietnam. This alternative Edward Scissorhands dispenses with the usual cutting tools of his trade and uses one or two swords to cut his client’s hair instead. With the help of some rather unfortunate wigs to practise on for four years, he is now able to use his sword to produce demanding bobs and pixie cuts with a couple of handy flicks.
Leila Cohoon is a former hair stylist who just can’t get enough of hair. So passionate about hair is Leila that she began collecting hair art way back in 1949. She buys and restores them – wreaths, jewelry, and portraits with real hair glued on.
British celebrity hair stylist Daniel Johnson, who has been clipping away at the hair of English football giants like Ashley Cole, Gareth Blue and Erik Lamela, is now channeling his hairy talent at what he calls ‘manscaping’ – the art of doing some pretty interesting things with chest hair.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.