Macramé and Kintsugi Hair Art – 2023

Posted by on Jan 26, 2023 in Helen's Blog | 2 comments

Macramé and Kintsugi Hair Art – 2023

Photos: Takashi Imai


Roberto Perozzi, Italian-born, owner of the RPH Salon in Tokyo, has created an inspirational avant-garde hair art collection called “Lark’s Head” which is the name of the basic flat knot of Macramé, the patterns of which were adapted to inspire the looks in the first collage The two beaded looks in the second collage were inspired by Kintsugi, the Japanese ancient art of repairing broken pottery by mending the areas of breakage with lacquer, dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver or platinum.

The pink and blue Macramé looks, which took a year to perfect, tied knots and threads in patterns, adapting the technique of Macramé to hairstyles.     For the beaded looks, he knotted cord onto the hair like a Kintsugi pottery vase, to create a broken pattern that played with contrasting colors

Hair: Roberto Perozzi, RPH Salon, Tokyo, Japan … Hair Assistant: Leticia Takato … Makeup: Peko Kanesaka … Photos: Takashi Imai

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NYFW Red The Luxury Life Magazine – 2023

Posted by on Jan 21, 2023 in Helen's Blog | 2 comments

NYFW Red The Luxury Life Magazine – 2023

Photos: Helen Oppenheim, Fred J. DeVito. (Red Cover Photo: Jeremy Freeman)

Sandra Smith-Doghmi, Publisher/Founder of Red The Luxury Life Magazine, a magazine for International Fashion, Film, Entertainment and Lifestyle, has published lovely full pages on New York Fashion Week photos by Helen Oppenheim and Fred J. DeVito in the January 2023 issue.

To see a selection of the stories/photos with full credits at Badlgey Mischka, Bosideng (at NYFW) and A. Potts,  Terry Singh (at Men’s Day) and to view the January issue, CLICK HERE and go to Pages 16 to 39.

Top Row: Badgley Mischka (Hair Peter Gray/Jamie Hollis and Team)
and Bosideng  (Hair Rodney Cutler, Cutler Salon/Redken)
Photos by Helen Oppenheim
Bottom Row: Terry Singh, A. Potts (Hiar Oribe Pro)
Photos by Fred.DeVito
(Red Cover Photo: Jeremy Freeman)

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Photos Helen’s Blog Dec 15-Jan 13 – 2023

Posted by on Jan 17, 2023 in All Photos on Blog | 0 comments

Photos Helen’s Blog Dec 15-Jan 13 - 2023

Full Credits and Stories on Website. Collage by helenoppenheim.com

Collage of photos, hair history, info and inspo on Helen’s Blog from December 15 to January 13, 2023.

Top Row L-R : Hyperreal hair by Guido Paulau. color by Lena Ott for British Vogue (Photos: Richard Burbridge)  … Mermaid Hair by Jerome Cultrera for Vogue Portugal (Photos: Kourosh Sotoodeh) … Mermaid with biodegradable crown by Caroline Zimbaklist, hair by Carly Loura, Cutler Salon/Redken at PH5 NYFW SS 2023 Presentation (Photos: Fred J. DeVito) … Sherri Jessee’s Colorific Doodie Dog (Photos: Sherri Jessee)
Row 2: Bosideng Futiuristic Women and Men NYFW SS2023 Show, Hair Rodney Cutler, Cutler Salon/Redken (Photos: Helen Oppenheim) … Golden Globes Celebs 2023 (Photos: Helen Oppenheim with thanks to E-TV)
Row 3 : Homage to Vivienne Westwood at the Met Museum Anglo Mania Exhibition (Photos: Helen Oppenheim) … More Golden Globes 2023 (Photos: Helen Oppenheim with thanks to NBC-TV and E-TV)  … Happy New Year, hair by Avram, Vidal Sassoon NY, 1980 (Photo: Lorraine Sylvestre) …George Karkoulas hair and Illustration, Happy Christmas.  To see the latest Helen’s Blogs highlighting work archived on this website, CLICK HERE

 

 

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Photos Helen’s Blog Dec 15-Jan 13 – 2023

Posted by on Jan 16, 2023 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Photos Helen’s Blog Dec 15-Jan 13 - 2023

Full Credits and Stories Scroll Down on Blog. Collage by helenoppenheim.com

Collage of photos, hair history, info and inspo on Helen’s Blog from December 15 to January 13, 2023.
Top Row L-R : Hyperreal hair by Guido Paulau. color by Lena Ott for British Vogue (Photos: Richard Burbridge)  … Mermaid Hair by Jerome Cultrera for Vogue Portugal (Photos: Kourosh Sotoodeh) … Mermaid with biodegradable crown by Caroline Zimbaklist, hair by Carly Loura, Cutler Salon/Redken at PH5 NYFW SS 2023 Presentation (Photos: Fred J. DeVito) … Sherri Jessee’s Colorific Doodie Dog (Photos: Sherri Jessee)
Row 2: Bosideng Futuristic Women and Men NYFW SS2023 Show, Hair Rodney Cutler, Cutler Salon/Redken (Photos: Helen Oppenheim) … Golden Globes Celebs 2023 (Photos: Helen Oppenheim with thanks to E-TV)
Row 3 : Homage to Vivienne Westwood at the Met Museum Anglo Mania Exhibition (Photos: Helen Oppenheim) … More Golden Globes 2023 (Photos: Helen Oppenheim with thanks to NBC-TV and E-TV)  … Happy New Year, hair by Avram, Vidal Sassoon NY, 1980 (Photo: Lorraine Sylvestre) …George Karkoulas hair and Illustration, Happy Christmas.

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Mermaid Hair in Vogue Portugal – 2023

Posted by on Jan 13, 2023 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Mermaid Hair in Vogue Portugal – 2023

Photos: Kourosh Sotoodeh

Jerome Cultrera’s wigs and headpieces for Vogue Portugal were inspired by his favorite myth, Mermaids. Each took him about 4 weeks to realize.   For the large photo of the blue wig, he customized by adding hair for more density then, layer by layer, he sculpted each section with Epoxy (a hard resin) having to wait for each layer to dry before moving to another layer, hair ending up pretty heavy and rock hard with a shiny wet look. There was also a purple similar purple wig, not shown here.

For the helmet like hats as on the left of this collage and made in more colors than shown,  he also used Epoxy.  He started by covering a Styrofoam head, with plastic sheets shaped the way he wanted, then poured some Epoxy and, before it dried, he sprinkled some hair here and there to create a kind of web, later another layer of Epoxy was added to solidify the whole thing. (With thanks to Fred J. DeVito for the inspo)

Wigs & Headpieces: Jerome Cultrera, L’Atelier NYC/Callister Agency, Paris … Makeup: Charlotte Willer using : Tarte Cosmetics, Ben Nye Makeup for Stage, SFX Beauty since 1967, Leobro Fine Glitter, Lucas’ Papaw Ointment Lip Balm …  Models: Olivia Tomasino & Erin Crownwell
Photos: Kourosh Sotoodeh

 

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More Golden Globe Hair – 2023

Posted by on Jan 12, 2023 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

More Golden Globe Hair - 2023

Photos Helen Oppenheim With thanks to E-TV (Coolidge)  and NBC-TV

No obvious trend-setting or outstanding hair at the Golden Globes 2023.  Here are few more of some note.
Top Left: Yellowstone’s Mo Brings Plenty … Rihanna’s big kiss curl, hair by Yusef Williams, made a statement  … Jennifer Coolidge -.in Dolce & Gabana with hair by Janine Thompson – gave the most impassioned speeches as she presented an award and when she won a Globe. Michael White of “White Lotus” was in tears … Anya Taylor-Joy had her hair by Gregory Russell swept up and clipped on one side …  Billy Porter’s ear cuffs, one on each ear, were by Yeprem.  

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Jerrod Carmichael @ Golden Globes 2023

Posted by on Jan 11, 2023 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

 

Jerrod Carmichael @ Golden Globes 2023

Photo: Helen Oppenheim with thanks to NBC-TV. Collage: helenoppenheim.com

 

Jerrod Carmichael, the host at the Golden Globes 2023, showed men how you can dress for a gala if you don’t wear a classic tuxedo and still look cool and classy.  No host for an award event that I remember has dressed with such fashion flair.  Or changed so many times.  Six changes, each memorable.   He was a great host (“I’m only here because I am black,” he said about hosting the Globes who  have had issues with race In the past)

He wore a pink satin blazer and salmon pants, then changed into an Atelier Gillian white suit and semi-sheer turtleneck (top far right), with a pearl necklace.  In other outfits, he wore dark suits with interesting jewelry.    The beaded Bode vest  (top center) with a white shirt was a knock-out.   Chloe Flower, the Korean-American pianist, composer, activist also wore some cool outfits, and these statement earrings.

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Wearable Hair @ Golden Globes – 2023

Posted by on Jan 10, 2023 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Wearable Hair @ Golden Globes - 2023

Photos Helen Oppenheim With Thanks to E-TV.  Collage helenoppenheim.com

Some early photos with some wearable hair inspo at The Golden Globes 2023.
Top Row L-R: Not sure about that sky high quiff with a diamond clip and huge black roots on Laverne Cox (top left) but the vintage John Galliano dress and her interviewing personality on E-TV makes up for the hair!! … Austin Butler “Elvis” … Natasha Lyonne and her “jellyfish” kind of ’60s hair, updated.
Bottom Row L-R: More Laverne Cox with I don’t care black roots … Emma D’Arcy of “House of Dragons” … Domhnall Gleeson.

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