Wednesday, May 9, 2012

R.I.P Vidal Sassoon "If You Don't Look Good, We Don't Look Good" Hairstyle Guru Died Today at Age 84


The Hairstylist guru Vidal Sassoon passed away in his Beverly Hills home today 5-9-2012 at age 84. When my mother was still a young girl back in the 1950s, women's hair was heavily styled, curled, teased into a shape that doesn't move and almost looks like you're wearing a helmet! until Vidal Sassoon came along in the 1960s, his creative vision revolutionize how women dress their hairs & set the complete new look in the world of fashion.



Here is the trailer of "Vidal Sassoon The Movie"

 

What made Vidal Sassoon's cut so revolutionary was his creative cuts that require almost no styling necessery!, you can just "Wash & Wear" and everything will just fell into place perfectly every time! He has liberated women all over the world & unshackled them from curling irons & hairsprays.


"My idea was to cut shape into the hair, to use it like fabric and take away everything that was superfluous," Sassoon said in 1993 in the Los Angeles Times, "Women were going back to work, they were assuming their own power. They didn't have time to sit under the dryer anymore."


His "wash and wear" styles included the "Bob", the "Five-Point cut" and the "Greek Goddess," a short, tousled perm inspired by the "Afro-marvelous-looking women" he said he saw in New York's Harlem.

"The Bob"


"The Five Point"


"The Greek Goddess"


His new & innovative hairstyle had all the Fashionistas, Hollywood & Broadway movie stars all wanting to get the new look!

Mia Farrow in 1968


Broadway actress Carol Channing


Danish model Ulla Bomser 1965


British fashion designer Mary Quant 1964


Actress Nancy Kwan 1963


Vogue Creative Director Grace Coddington 1965


Then in the 80s, Vidal Sassoon expanded his salons to the United States & developing a line of shampoos and styling products bearing his name. His advertising slogan was "If you don't look good, we don't look good" has became a well known phrases.

And here is one of the many Sassoon commercial in the 80s


Not only Vidal Sassoon's hair products are popular in the USA, it was widely popular in other countries, too! Here are two Vidal Sassoon ad campaigns that was styled by famous stylist Patricia Field (whom styled the hit show Sex and the city).

Namie Amuro 安室奈美恵 Vidal Sassoon TV Commercial


Isn't Namie Amuro looking fabulous?!

Namie Amuro 安室奈美恵 Vidal Sassoon Commercial Space Fantasy


We here at Fashionistas Daily are greatly sadden by the passing of the man who "changed the world with a pair of scissors," Mr. Sassoon. May his soul rest in peace and thanks to his creative vision that change the way we style our hairs and looks!


Until next time, be well and look fabulous!

XOXO

Alan + Mei-Mei the Pug

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Behaviour New York - Fashion Insiders Favorite Store


New York City, the mecca of fashion, where all the fashionistas go see & shop for the latest fashions.  As a serial shopper like myself & many of our readers, finding a good store that offers a varieties of selections of clothing and accessories to express your own unique individuality is like finding a needle in a haystack! Behaviour New York is one of those rare store that offers exactly what a true fashionista is looking for & fashion insider's favorite destination.




Located at the super hip and chic Chelsea area next to the Greenwich village, this clean, modern clothing store makes you feels like you just walked into an modern art gallery. I love how the store looks! mixing the lavish chandelier with minimalistic designed display furniture that's filled with the Must-Have accessories for the season!


Against the wall are racks full of urban trend-setting yet polished, tailored elegant men's clothing






Brands such as Pierre Balmain, D&G, Paul & Joe, Calvin Klein, Alessandra Dell'Acqua, Ben Mori and much more! It's like a "fashion candy store" without the calories for all the fashionistas!
















Ever since the store founder & owner Chad Vo, an seasoned fashion designer / fashionista, opened the store "Behaviour" back in 2005, Behaviour has been one of the fashion insider's favorite! For me personally, it's the unique selection of the brands they carries; emphasis on younger & newer designer not easily found anywhere else! so it makes the shopping experience truly exciting & unique. Also not to mention they've got the friendliest, knowledgeable (and good looking!) sales person in the store to help you to spend your money on the hottest fashions!


So next time you are in New York City, don't forget to stop by "Behaviour" to get something pretty for yourself or your man! The store is located at

231 West 19th Street New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-352-8380

Here is Behaviour's official website http://www.behaviournewyork.com/

Until next time, be well and look fabulous!!

XOXO

Alan + Mei-Mei the Pug :-)

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