Kenneth Battelle--a/k/a just plain Kenneth (or "Mr. Kenneth")--was so famous and coveted as a hair stylist that he did both Jackie Kennedy and the woman who was sleeping with her husband, Marilyn Monroe.
For Jackie, he used lots of rollers and created her famous bouffant which lengthened her head a ... More >>
A man handed me the above card at the fashion show for Academy of Art University on Friday night.
I got so excited! All I have to do is get six haircuts and my seventh one will be free!
This is sort of like those coupons that say, "Ten percent off anything you purchase over $10,000."
Not exactly ... More >>
Confession time: we forgot to tip the coat check guy last night. He was really cute, too, and had this great accent that we couldn't quite identify (Australian, maybe?) and we got flustered and dropped our scarf and then walked away without giving him a single buck. Ugh.
But it got us thinking abo ... More >>
PostBourgie reports on a white woman living in New York who first began wearing an afro wig after a costume party and now blogs regularly about how putting on the wig is changing her life.
Michelle Joni covered her long blond hair with the oversize afro before heading to Shake & Bake, the NYCWFF's ... More >>
One of the brightest new bands of recent memory is the Baltimore art-rock outfit Ponytail, whose shape-shifting music and live performances were characterized by a sense of wonderment; listening to their songs was like hearing a group of people constantly stumble upon things that absolutely d ... More >>
Donna KimElectric FeathersHeads looked heavy at the Electric Feathers collection, where models were outfitted in turbans and scarves to complement the wearable flats and flowy frocks. Turns out, the gear was made of lightweight silk with silk piping to hold Ellen Johnson's textured hairstyles ... More >>
Donna Kim"Anything but natural, please."Jen Kao's Spring 2012 collection embodied a glamorous-yet-tough-girl flair that was edgy and vibrant, but the hairstyles and headpieces that complemented the outfits really added the extra oomph. "The inspiration was glam grunge and Tank Girl, the comic ... More >>
Mark Malkoff, the comedian/filmmaker known for various video projects -- he lived in his bathroom for a week, raced a bus on a Big Wheel, and brought a goat to an Apple store, among others -- has a new project, which he'll be filming tomorrow. And this one could benefit you in a monetary and ... More >>
In today's paper, the New York Times reports that Governer Andrew Cuomo's campaign paid $1,383.86 to the Chicago-based stylist Alx Galasinao in January, as revealed in a recent campaign finance filing. More surprising than the amount Cuomo spent is the Times' decision to cover this non-story. ... More >>
Oooh. Donald Trump's hair secrets are out. The Daily News recaps what our favorite possible presidential contender/businessman/reality television personage (he who has suddenly lost a bit of popularity) has to say about haircare! From a Rolling Stone magazine interview, in which Trump's locks ... More >>
viaHave you heard of the Jolly Rancher Hairdo? This is a hairdo in which Jolly Ranchers are tied to the ends of the hair. How could any kid, or candy fanatic, not love this hairstyle? When a seven-year-old student at a Chicago school excitedly sported it for picture day after seeing the style ... More >>
This serious message just came in from a friend who's well connected in the coiffure industry:
"I heard this amazing story you can call a few hairdresser to verify--an organizaton is collecting human hair to help soak up the oil spill in the Gulf!
"I am not shitting you. A friend's hairdre ... More >>
Tomorrow, we'll take a long, leisurely look at the worst hairstyles ever bestowed upon the viewing public by a televised cooking show. Our picks will be in no way limited to the Food Network, though its stable of talent has inarguably produced plenty of offenders. Whether or not they're more ... More >>
Yes, it was as inevitable as the fact that the pomade on my teenage hairdo would eventually grow into a separate person.
So here comes Greg Scarnici's spoof of Jersey Shore, complete with wacky characters like Mike "The Situation," "Snickers," and "Snickers' Motha."
For a song that's all about killing certain trends (auto-tune, mostly, and skinny jeans) and jumpstarting other, more presumably acceptable trends (wearing black, Versace sunglasses, etc.), what are we to make of Jay-Z's current haircut in the video for "D.O.A."? What to even call it? Is there a w ... More >>