This month’s haircut / JULY 2018

Chiara Ferragni turns her blond in a Pale Pink Flamingo dye: like it or not?

Day X is the first of September, when Chiara Ferragni will say “yes” to her Fedez in Noto, Sicily. However, there has been talk of the marriage for months now: the first step was the bride’s bachelorette party, held in Ibiza with 19 friends and …

The beard in history

From Ancient Greece to Classical Rome, the barbarians, and the Far East...

A mans beard, if it is never cut, could reach a length of more than 9 meters. That’s how we imagine the desert hermits, covered only by long hair and white flowing beards. However, such style does not fit in society and that is why …

Michael Jackson, the myth

Would have turned 60 in August: see London's exibithion-event pictures

Almost 10 years on from his death, and in the year during which he would have celebrated his 60th birthday, the National Portrait Gallery in London dedicates an exhibition to Michael Jackson. Thriller (Black and White) by Graham Dolphin 2017. Courtesy of the artistConsidered one …

The honey moon room of John Lennon and Yoko Ono

Faithfully repeated at Venice Biennale, is a metaphor of the bed as a working place in the social media era

In the Dutch Pavilion at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, architectural expert Beatriz Colomina has reconstructed John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Honeymoon Suite, the historic room 902 at the Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam. The work includes the bed in which the couple sat, surrounded by …

Alberta Ferretti’s Alitalia t-shirt priced 168€

Having your company logo on a plain white t-shirt and make it overpay: a brand awareness triumph or pure madness

The occasion to discuss Alitalia brand came with the launch of the airline’s new uniforms, after those designed by Ettore Bilotta, who also caused a stir, as they were judged unwearable, with embarrassing green socks for the female staff. Alberta Ferretti is the designer who …

This month’s haircut / JUNE 2018

World Cup blond: all the nuances on the heads of Russia 2018 players

It was in distant times when Italy stopped for world cup matches on TV, but even more distant where when David Beckham made the headlines, not only for goals on the pitch but for all the changes to his hair: cuts, lightening and plaits included …

Why Marcelo Burlon rocks

Seminal catwalk of Argentine stylist in a downwarding milan fashion week

C’era una volta la Settimana della Moda maschile a Milano. Oggi è una tre giorni di sfilate, spesso “miste”, presentazioni, eventi che mescolano uomo e donna, prodotto e moda, celebrities e influencer di cui si parla quasi più che degli abiti veri e propri. In …

The estreme frontier of genderless

Xander Zhou's catwalk is populated by men in evident state of pregnancy

In a relatively drab Menswear edition of London Fashion Week, Chinese designer Xander Zhou created quite a stir with a collection that represents his vision of a future world populated by alien creatures: “With NEW WORLD BABY I tried to create a sort of film, …

Andrea Pazienza, thirty years gone

"He was the founder of a great school that had no favourite pupils as it was inimitable, a unique talent" (Roberto Benigni)

30 years after his tragic death at the young age of 32 (in Montepulciano on June 16, 1988), ARF! Festivals and Comicon present an intense exhibition of original works that celebrates the most eclectic and brilliant Italian author of all time and that, finally, brings …

Gucci Cruise 2019

The last creations of a brand reinventing the rules of fashion

The spoiler happened on the evening of the MET Gala, when Alessandro Michele, Gucci designer, introduced himself along with Jared Leto and Lana Del Rey, dressed with sacred vestments, crosses, feathers and religious symbols. But the theme of the party, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the …

Freedom for lingerie

Savage X Fenty by Rihanna: affordable, for every skin complexion, available in any size

“Inclusion” had already been the key word in the establishment of Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty make-up line: she developed as many as 40 foundation nuances for every skin colour in our multiethnic world. And Rihanna had women of every colour and body shape in mind when …

Terento public school

It's a primary and secondary school, library and market. There should be more schools like this in Italy, not just in Bolzano provence

It is a holistic village concept, which the Viennese architecture studio feld72 planned when they designed the new Terento school complex, 1,750 inhabitants in the province of Bolzano. The kindergarten was added to the old elementary school from the 70s, which was adapted, also integrating …

Cannes 2018, wet look triumph

#HairTrend // "Two interpretations of wet look effect: classic and a gorgeous wet/dry" (Mauro Galzignato)

Cannes: La Croisette, French glamour, one of the most famous film festivals in the world. Divas, actresses, influencers and models divide their time between endless red carpet appearances, parties and photo calls. Among the sumptuous dresses, opulent jewels and highly studied hairstyles, make-up artists, stylists …

The Hair Gala

Kemon Days 2018: the most beautiful edition ever, a symbol of the culture of beauty

An event that combines entertainment, training and fun: this year’s Kemon Days has improved its formula, shaken up its ingredients and added a lot of glamour which has resulted in probably the most beautiful edition ever. The spirit that pervades the company’s mission, the will …

This month’s haircut / APRIL 2018

The amazing messy bob of Úrsula Corberó aka Tokyo in "La Casa de papel"

Netflix ha cambiato il modo di fruire la televisione, ma soprattutto le serie TV: rese planetariamente disponibili a uscite programmate e poi successivamente oggetto del binge watching più spinto. Le migliori sono successi internazionali, che travalicano il paese in cui sono state prodotte e che …

How good are italian packaging designers?

During Milan Design Week, three projects in which rediscover style and elegance of made in Italy in every-day objects

FATTO BENE // The Italian Everyday Archetypes project offers a selection of common, but well designed, objects for sale. Project managers, journalist Anna Lagorio and photographer Alex Carnevali, also collect photographs and stories of historic Italian industrial and craft products. All selected objects are …

The history of hairdressing: the English school

Always considered the greatest masters of haircuts, "Beehives, Bobs & Blow-Dries" is an exhibition that retraces half a century of revolutionary hairstyles: take a look at the gallery

Barnsley is an English town in South Yorkshire, which, at the end of 2009, transformed their old Civic Theatre which was closed and in disuse, into a new multi-purpose cultural space for the city. The revived The Civic is a theatre, venue for exhibitions and …

Welcome back Resurrection

Back to shine after a two years recovery the most famous artwork on Christ resurrection

Piero della Francesca’s most famous fresco, Resurrection, appears more secular than spiritual: it portrays Christ as a victorious warrior coming out of the tomb after conquering death. Following a year and a half of careful restoration the fresco has come back to life, showing brilliant …

This month’s haircut / MARCH 2018

Levante changes colour. Always beautiful but regretting her black hair?

Singer, writer, talent show judge, style icon, modern woman and artist, Levante migrated from the alternative music scene to the limelight of X Factor in the blink of an eye… and her large, magnetic eyes, cleverly framed by MAC make-up artists, have added to the …

Abandoned clubs

In the Facebook era, the slow decay of real human interaction: see the gallery

In 2004, Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook among the students of Harvard. It triggered an epochal change in our way of interacting. “You can’t make it to 500 million friends without making a few enemies” was the slogan of the film The Social Network. And one …

Design before design

110 years of Olivetti on display in Rome: the most beautiful typewriters in the world

Design before the birth of design, before we knew what it was, before it started to improve our lives, to infuse beauty into everyday objects; the vision of progress, of the people, of corporate social responsibility, of communication and the link with the territory. This …

Braids evolution

Beautiful things to be seen at the Milan Fashion Week: Jil Sander’s braids defy gravity

Created in 1973 by the homonymous German designer who is known for minimal and essential lines, Jil Sander is one of those brands to which the change of hands of the founder has made a little ‘lose course and customers. The arrival of an Italian …

VUITTON Fall/Winter 2018/19

A blend of tradition and modernity, Vuitton woman is the quintessence of french elegance

The Louvre Museum, with Star Wars style scenography: here Nicolas Ghesquière, Creative Director at Louis Vuitton, in front of a super parterre of celebrities including Emma Stone, Michelle Williams, Sienna Miller, Sophie Turner and Jaden Smith, presented the new Autumn Collection / Winter 2018/2019 A …

Chanel’s woods of wonder

Karl Lagerfeld presents a collection of such contemporary elegance which is destined to be timeless

The Grand Palais in Paris was transformed into a dense, imaginary forest: the forest of wonders, created by Chanel to present the next Autumn / Winter Collection 2018/2019. In an era in which fashion mixes day / evening, masculine / feminine, seasons (it is difficult …


Beheaded models, alien creatures, baby dragons and 90's logos: the infinite visions of Alessandro Michele

It all started with the invitation to the show: an orange timer with a countdown to the catwalk. And yesterday, finally, the presentation of the Autumn/Winter 2018 Collection in a surgical atmosphere: “I wanted operating tables because for me they perfectly represent the creative act …

The sculpture of Jago

“Habemus Hominem”: exhibited in Rome including Pope Ratzinger naked bust

31 years old, from Frosinone, with excellent communication skills and an ability to exploit them through social networks (250k on Facebook, 38k on Instagram), Jacopo Cardillo in art Jago is a sculpture in the most Michelangelesque sense of the term. An all-round artist (we also …


Editorial project

K-NOW as in Kemon, now: what its deemed as beautiful, today, by Kemon, creates culture and deserves to be described, photographed and published on the pages of the brand’s magazine K-NOW as in know: understanding, conveying a message, expressing our own values through design ranges …

Snøhetta’s last marvel

Only reachable from the sea, Svart is the most environmentally friendly hotel in the world

North of Norway in the Arctic Circle, at the base of the Svartisen glacier, with one foot on the earth and one in the water, Snøhetta architecture studio has produced its latest design miracle. The Svart hotel is, in fact, the first hotel to be …

Street-art evolution

Philippe Echaroux's monumental projections on Amazon Rainforest trees: Project Street-Art 2.0

Street art against deforestation: As founder of the Street Art 2.0 project, French artist and photographer Philippe Echaroux has devloped an evolution of street art that is technological and ecological in form. Instead of working with spray cans and brushes, Echaroux has used the projection …

Alessia Solidani’s wonderful hairstyles

Backstage photos from the shooting of the new WHITE Collection dedicated to brides and haute couture

Milan, 13th February, Cross Studio. The new WHITE Collection dedicated to ceremonies and grand soirées has been taken on by Bookin ‘Agency, under Alessia Solidani’s careful artistic direction. Two moods: hairstyles and outfits for the daytime and a change for your evening look. Four hairstylists …

This month’s haircut / FEBRUARY 2018

Katy Perry with her beautiful double peach colouring: a very interesting fake undercut

Years of experimentation with colour, although always remaining faithful to her characteristic long hair. After the break with her boyfriend (rumour says), came the classic cut that led her to show off very short platinum declinations. In this latest version, however, Katy Perry now boasts …

HAIR TREND // Sanremo 2018

The neverending shades of Copper: Annalisa, Nina Zilli, Noemi and Ornella Vanoni

Al Festival della Canzone italiana di Sanremo, oltre le canzoni, sono conduttori, abiti, ospiti e polemiche varie “ciò di cui si parla”. Dal lato hair, “quest’anno, tra i tanti déjà-vu, possiamo parlare di ‘colore del festival’: il Rame, o meglio, le sue infinite sfumature – …

The invisible man

Amazingly camouflaged, can you spot him? The incredible performances of Liu Bolin displayed at Vittoriano Museum, Rome

From 2nd March until 1st July, the Chinese artist Liu Bolin will be at the centre of a great exhibition on his incredible art of camouflage at the Rome Vittoriano: in his works the body is always incredibly camouflaged against his background, immobile, like a …

The brilliant street-art of JR

The monumental works of the French artist on display at Lazinc in London: see the gallery

The Frenchman, who became an artist after chancing upon a camera on a metro train, started taking and gluing together images on the same streets where he created them. JR (like the initials of his name, but also in reference to the famous villain of …

Always provoking

"More than fifty years of magnificent failures": the photographic career of Oliviero Toscani on show in Otranto

Born in Milan, 28 February 1942. An internationally famous photographer, perhaps, among the Italians, the most famous and quoted. “News reports are too easy, where you find slaughters, blood, the dead, take pictures everywhere, make a layour and you’re done”. His photos are on display …

The 5 best barber shops in Europe

Prices and plus of La Shaperie, Sam's Barbers, Bullfrog, Dreist and Barber Rules

FRANCE // La Shaperie Paris Not just a barber, but also optical and headwear. They have four salons in Paris, one of which is decorated by the street artist Chanoir. Masters in hair cutting, their dry cut for men costs 30 euros, with a traditional …

HAIR TREND // Grammy 2018

From Lady Gaga's tied back to Katie Holmes' super-short: Grammy's best 5 hairlook

The 60th edition of the Grammy Awards, the Oscars of the music world, held at Madison Square Garden in New York, was dominated by Bruno Mars who won the most important awards (Best Singer and Best Album), with Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran winning in …


Paris Fashion Week MAN + COUTURE Fall/Winter 2018

Paris Fashion Week, the best hair fashion trend for Fall/Winter 2018… Among the hairstyles seen in the last few days, the is represented by the diagonally parted hair by Iris. “Otherwise,majority of supersleek wet look, few deconstructed soft shapes and few ‘bob’, geometrically ruffled or with …

HAIR TREND // Milano Moda Uomo F/W 2018/19

Breaking news: men's hair are getting longer, estabilished by the Fall/Winter 2018 catwalk shows

In an era of co-ed catwalks (where men and women walk together), the concept of gender neutrality is getting stronger, so much that last week’s Pitti Immagine Uomo dedicated a whole section to it (OPEN: Beyond Genders). Milano Collezioni highlights another important trend: men’s hair …

7 hallucinogen recipes

In the picture, foie gras and hash jus

Chef Dominique Persoone, master chocolatier at The Chocolate Line in Bruges, has found a way to make chocolate that you can snort. Created for a party with the Rolling Stones, the Chocolate Shooter releases a flood of endorphins in the brain. Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez …

The most beautiful nursery school in Italy (and perhaps in the world)

A public structure rebuilt after the earthquake in Emilia: in Italy, when we want to be, we’re the best in the world

When it comes to schools and education, especially in the 0-3 age group, pedagogy and psychology aren’t the only subjects involved. In Emilia they have always known this (it is no coincidence that the Reggio Children model has become an internationally recognised benchmark of excellence) …

HAIR TREND // Golden Globe 2018

Three best hair looks: Claire Foy, Jessica Biel and Millie Bobby Brown with commentary and secrets for creating them

The 75th Golden Globes, an edition characterized by black worn by all the present actresses, as a sign of support to the global anti-harassment cause and to the #MeToo movement, and with a strong emphasis on female empowerment that reached its climax in Oprah Winfrey’s …

The Assassination of Gianni Versace

Ricky Martin in tight-fitting briefs, Penelope Cruz playing Donatella, Édgar Ramírez in the role of Gianni: the magnificent posters of the main characters

Among the most awaited series of 2018, from the first posters and images published, you can immediately envisage how American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace reconstructs, to the last detail, the story of the death of the great designer. A mix of glamour, …

The trendiest granny in the world

As a joke, her nephews made her a profile three years ago. Today she has 3 million Instagram followers and writes “stealing your man since 1928”

On the 18th of July she will turn 90, and in one of her latest posts, published on her instagram profile with 3.3 million followers, she appears on Brazilian beaches while she touches her backside with male gymnasts drinking coconut milk. Baddie Winkle first appeared …

An ode to Gabber subculture

Se uscire in tuta e Air Max è diventato trendy dovete ringraziare una crew di ragazzi di Rotterdam che dagli anni ’90 ballano techno

It started in the early ’90s in Rotterdam, Holland, from a mixture of Feyenoord fans and suburban kids who started to  mix for dancing and hardcore music (powerful and rapid techno which goes from 160 to 200 bpm and more) and to contrast with their …

The 10 most expensive haircuts in the world in 2017

It’s “only” 600 dollars for the “Rachel” haircut by Chris McMillan (while Stuart Phillips asks for 9,000 and is not even the most expensive…)

The cost of a men’s haircut around the world ranges from 3.10 dollars in New Delhi to 62 in Zurich (according to Business Insider), but there are special salons where a single cut can reach the very highest figures. 1. Chris McMillan, 600 dollars. The famous …

The oldest barber in Italy

Today he turns 83, and every day since 1952, at 8a.m Signor Sergio opens his salon in Brescello: 5 euros for beards, 12 for haircuts

“He has never taken a holiday”, Riccardo Bruno, journalist with Corriere della Sera tells us (full article here). Sergio Bianchi Ballano, who turns 83 today, has been a barber since 1944: “For 73 years, I was ten years old when I started as an apprentice. …

This month’s haircut / DECEMBER 2017

From Star Wars, Laura Dern / Hondo vice admiral, "Wonderful mix of soft waves with a purple pastel colour shaded in light grey" (Mauro Galzignato)

On December 3rd, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the eighth and penultimate episode in the most enduring and successful saga in cinematic history, was released in Italy (2 days before its release in the USA). Set in an imaginary galaxy, during an unspecified era, from …

50 years since the birth of Kurt Cobain

What remains of grunge: the photographic exhibition "Kurt Cobain 50" opens today in Bologna

The 5th February will be the fiftieth anniversary of the birth of Kurt Cobain (Aberdeen, 20th February 1967 – Seattle, 5th April 1994). The exhibition by Ono Arte Contemporanea in Bologna that opens from today, 13th December until 31st January 2018, comprises magnificent photos by …

An hair salon straight from the 80’s

In Lubiana, a jewel of 80's design is today's must to go for an hair restyling

The two-dimensional graphics, coloured and printed on vinyl, betray the graphic design origins of the two project designers from the Kitsch Nitsch studio, however, they characterise the look of the YMS salon in Ljubljana in a truely original way. The Slovenian Mič Styling hairdressing chain …

HAIR TREND // Fashion Awards 2017

Italian Super Triplette: awarded by the British Fashion Council Donatella Versace, Marco Bizzarri (Gucci) and Maria Grazia Chiuri (Dior)

One of the most glamorous events of the year, the British Fashion Council’s Fashion award 2017 was held last December 4th at the Royal Albert Hall in London, celebrating and rewarding the most influential figures of the 2017 fashion scene: among others Donatella Versace, with …

“Nostalgia” for Pompeii

Madre Musuem’s great exhibition: for the first time, the ancient city’s exhibitions shown along with the work of great 20th century artists

A dialogue between past and present, artisans and artists, raw and processed materials, ancient and modern art, which creates an incredible, unprecedented mixture and makes the exhibition Pompei @ Madre. Materia Archeologica among the most interesting exhibits worldwide this Winter. Inaugurated on November 18th at …

Levante’s “fake bob”

An easy way to change your look without going under the hairdresser's scissors

30 years old, from Caltagirone (Catania) although she grew up in Turin, where she moved with her mother after the death of her father. Musician and singer (latest album, Nel caos di stanze stupefacenti 2017), her first novel came out in January, If I cannot …

Victoria’s Secret Show 2017

55 models on the Catwalk in Shanghai and a $ 2 million Fantasy Bra

The fairy-tale that Victoria’s Secrets has built for 22 years with her end of year show, was held this year in Shanghai, China (a country which would not allow Gigi Hadid and Katy Perry to take part for “political reasons”). Sumptuous scenes, perfect direction, opulence, …

ON HAIR // All the hair looks

17 hair fashion ideas live from the On Hair stage by Cosmoprof

19 November 2017, live from Bologna Fiere, the hair look gallery introduced by The Italian Touch Hair Team for the Extra-Ordinary Karl Show, inspired by the polyhedral genius Karl Lagerfeld: “The hairdresser of the future, an all-round genious. Here we have a stylist with a …

The Poor People’s Barber

Is a haircut and a shave enough to give confidence to those who have nothing? Yes

“We’re not raising awareness; we’re raising compassion”, Joshua Coombes describes what he has been doing for a few years with his organisation: spreading awareness that we are able to make a difference with our compassion, the ability to identify with other people’s feelings and take …

A portrait of Karl Lagerfeld

On Sunday our Hair Team returns, and yes, the entire show will be a tribute to King Karl. From 12:30 on OnHair Bologna and live here on facebook

84 years old, son of a family of Hamburg bankers, creative director of Fendi (in 1965, he invented the logo with the two F’s, from the slogan for ‘Fun Fur’) and Chanel (since 1983, catalogue photos and advertising).  He has own unique style: always wearing …

Three cuts by Trevor Sorbie

“The Wedge”, “The Scrunch” e “The Chop” commentati da Mauro Galzignato

He is one of the hairstylists who has left an indelible mark on the industry, with a career which he started at just 15 years old, and still largely influences the world of hair today. Trevor Sorbie is recognised for having three excellent signature looks, …

How hippies live today

The biggest hippie rally in the world pictured by Denis Vejas...

It’s called the Rainbow Gathering and was formed in 1972 to bring together a temporary community who want to live in touch  with nature and the wild, away from consumerism and celebrating love and peace. A kind of rally for hippies, it lasts for a …

HAIR TREND // Rome Film Festival 2017

Asymmetry, plaits and wet look on the red carpet: take a look at the gallery

The latest film festival has arrived, and perhaps merely to reduce competition with more high profile competitors, its founders have decided to turn it into a party: the Festa del Cinema di Roma, born in 2006, has a slightly less glossy appearance than other international …

This month’s haircut / NOVEMBER 2017

Thirteen, Millie Bobby Brown from Stranger Things in L'Officiel cover: beautiful and talented, is it right to treat her as an adult?

From Gender Fluid to Age Fluid, there continues to be less distinction between genders and ages in the fashion world. And so we see 13 year old Millie Booby Brown, “11” in the TV series Stranger Things, on the cover of the November issue of …


Fall/Winter 2018: hairstyling, art, lifestyle

An edition dedicated to the Autumn / Winter 2018 fashion trends and lifestyle. YOUR TOUCH # 22 presents hair stylists Diego Padula and Marco Pennino’s creations, organised by Mauro Galzignato, in which they present their versions of the Attitude and Dusk moods, presented by Kemon …

Out tomorrow Adidas Capsule Collection / Alexander Wang

A mix of city biker and rave culture style: amazing three-stripes long raincoat

We’re in the second year of the collaboration; after its incredible success in 2016, Alexander Wang returns to redesign a line for Adidas Originals inspired by rave culture and cycling looks. Softer looks and warmer fabrics are suitable for the evenings, still in fluorescent yellow, …

Olaf Hajek’s fantastic hairstyles

Dream and be inspired by these explosions of colours, accessories and flowers

A wonderful blend of flowers and accessories which travel through time and cultures, Olaf Hajek’s illustrations and hairstyles are a blend of folklore, mythology, religion, history and geography. The German artist’s fervent imagination unites human and natural elements to explore the duo of imagination/reality within …

El Dia de los muertos

In Mexico, Halloween is a crazy party full of flowers, skeletons and colours: take a look at the gallery

The days between the end of October and beginning of November are devoted to celebrating those who have passed away in many cultures of the world, however, none of them have quite such a festive air as in the Mexican Dia de los muertos. Of …

Under, a restaurant on the sea bed

The first in Europe, yet another miracle bearing starchitect Snohetta’s signature

It is called ‘Under’: in English, and ‘wonder’ in Norwegian.  Pure wonder really is what this first undersea restaurant in Europe evokes, designed by the Snøhetta starchitects (architecture studio, along with other creators, also belonging to the splendid Lascaux Museum which we mentioned here). A …

70 is the new 40

Times are ripe: Vogue dedicates all its magazine, including the cover, to women over 60

It’s called The Timeless Issue: for the first time, the whole issue of Vogue is dedicated to women that have celebrated their 60th birthday (in many cases even their 70th). From the cover and the main feature that portrays 74 year old Lauren Hutton in …

Sisley’s new genderless campaign

Would you ever said that there's a woman on the left and a man on the right?

“Beauty has no gender, style has no rules.” “Beyond convention, there is a world of beauty to discover.” “Defeat stereotypes, escape from the norm, live according to your own rules.” These are some of the slogans for the new Sisley Autumn/Winter campaign featuring Rain Dove …

This month’s haircut / OCTOBER 2017

Shameless, punk, never bland, beautiful: Asia Argento pictured in the new book by Jacopo Benassi

Jacopo Benassi è il suo fotografo preferito, e come sua musa ha realizzato con lui il libro Paris is in Asia, appena pubblicato dall’editore veneziano Bruno e stampato da Inuit. Una serie di immagini in bianco e nero scattate a Parigi con l’intento di mostrare …

The Adidas shoes made out of waste from the sea

Made from plastics that have been retrieved off the coast of the Maldives, they cost 200 euros and will be on sale within a month

Their underlying principle is summed up by the acronym A.I.R.: avoid, intercept and redesign. They are the visionary concept of Parley for the Oceans, led by the German designer, Cyrill Gutsch, who decided to save the oceans by transforming plastic from sea waste into brand-name …

HAIR SHOW // Extra-Ordinary Karl

On Hair Autumn Edition // Bologna Fiere, 2017 November 19th h. 12.15

The hairdresser of the future, an all-round genious. Here we have a stylist with a cultural background and creative intelligence which can adapt to many different styles and tastes depending on each individual customer. “As with so many of Karl Lagerfeld’s ingenious forms of creativity, …

Leaves of interwoven hair

"Here we are in autumn"... Leaves and hair are falling this time of the year: see the beautiful hair sculptures by Jenine Shereos...

The idea has come from the Victorian practice of plaiting hair into bracelets, necklaces and rings to commemorate the deceased. Conversely, the modern idea came to American artist Jenine Shereos, after seeing maple leaves with only the veins remaining. Thus, her Leaf Series was born: …

LOUIS VUITTON // Spring-Summer 2018

Everybody is stalking about them: do you like the new Vuitton’s sneakers?

In the depths of the Louvre, in the Crypt of the Sphinx in the Sully Wing, Nicolas Ghesquière redefined the concept of contamination with his triumphant conclusion to Paris Fashion Week. The Vuitton Spring-Summer 2018 collection showed 80s running shorts under rococo style jackets – …

*TREND ALERT // Chanel Spring-Summer 2018

Karl Lagerfeld's last brightest idea: if raining, transparent hats and exposed hairstyles

In a wonderfully natural setting, with the Grand Palais transformed into a tropical Eden, between canyons and waterfalls, the catwalk is a wooden jetty set over a flowing river. Here Karl Lagerfeld shows us the Chanel Summer 2016 woman: the modern, experimental, urban explorer, surprising …

This month’s haircut / SEPTEMBER 2017

Nerd goggles, cotonated hair and 80s tufts: the Gucci's "Rave Couture" style for the next Spring / Summer

Defined as “Rave couture”, “Act of resistance to homologation”, “Globe of pure creativity that is not inspired by anything but recreates”, Hypnotism, the latest Gucci Spring/Summer collection by Alessandro Michele mainly re-elaborates the 70s and 80s with a touch of genius. Some of the many …

GUCCI Spring/Summer 2018

Hyperbolic hair styling with extreme volume and 70's locks along with shaved heads negotiating femininity in hairdos: see the gallery

LOCATION // The Hypnotism collection walks inside the Gucci Hub, the fashion house’s Milanese headquarters, dressed with marble and statues that are reminiscent of Rome. The show is in fact opened by a short film on the Eternal City that pays homage to C’était un …

HAIR TREND // Emmy Award 2017

Last summer look inklings: Robin Wright's deconstructed waves, Millie Bobby Brown's central gathered and Lea Michele's shine and wet

The Oscars of world TV last night saw one of their most ‘political’ editions to date. On the stage of the Microsoft Theatre in Hollywood against a neo-conservative political context that has called into question some of the civil rights of women and minorities, the …

World’s most colourful salon

A triumph of colour, from the salon itself to the hairstyling, see the incredible looks by Tuttii Fruittii London

“Tuttii Fruittii LONDON The LadyBoi KLOWN Hairsculptors” is probably the most colourful place to have an haircut. Run by Tuttii the hairstylist and her partner Toni, the salon is intended to be a gathering point for anybody who want to freely express their personality through …

Tiny is chic

From maxi to mini, sobriety conquers the world of tattoos. So discreet you'll have to look for it: see the new trend

Large tattoos are quickly going out of fashion, being replaced by the new and much more understated fashion for minimal tattoos. SUBJECTS // Tiny stars and hearts are top of the list, but also initials or small designs like those seen predominantly on the wrists, …

Unseen beautiful afro braids

African braiding apotheosis in "Chroma: an Ode to J.D. Okhai Ojeikere"

Braiding is a centuries old technique which never got out of fashion. Dozens of braiding styles and colourful hairbands to get a brand new look, it’s just as easy as it seems. Definitely more complex, what Californian photographer Medina Dugger depicts in her project “Chroma: …

HAIR TREND // Venice Film Festival 2017

The triumph of the “over” 70s: Susan Sarandon, Judi Dench and Helen Mirren embody the beauty of older women

The red carpet of the 74th Venice International Film Festival is, as always, a platform for new trends and exposure for labels and celebrities. Among the beautiful women who make the most of this opportunity to flaunt classic eveningwear, with half-up half-down hairdos or more …

This month’s haircut / August 2017

It is the first time a man is “godmother” at the Venice Film Festival: Alessandro Borghi new look

Every year, beautiful actresses or models have been very “decorative” godmothers to the Venice Film Festival. The godmother’s arrival on speedboat is expected, the bare-foot photocall on the sea-shore and every evening the looks on the red carpet are scrutinised. The Venice Biennale, that organises …