Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Helen's Blog | 4 comments

John Sahag, Futuristic Butterlfy - 2003

Photo: Helen Oppenheim

In 2003, John Sahag and the Workshop Team put on a memorable show at the IBS NY.  The theme was  futuristic butterflies. Here is one of the playful looks. The meticulously engineered couture hairpieces (which took 4 hairdressers and 4 assistants 4 weeks to create) were cut-up, colored, entwined, tied with elastics and attached to heads, with seams showing. For more butterflies flying, go to HairThen, John Sahag, Sahag More, IBS NY on

Hair: John Sahag, John Sahag Workshop … Makeup: Jun Funahashi/L’Atelier … Fashions: Gaelyn & Cianfarani … Fashion Styling: Lisa Von Weise … Photo: Helen Oppenheim


  1. Nov 15, 2013

    Rachel, as you know, John was one of a kind.

  2. Nov 15, 2013

    Yes, and there’s more beautiful butterflies from this show on the album. Fab funky fashions too!

  3. Nov 15, 2013

    John was such a master of imagination

  4. Nov 15, 2013

    So creative!! Elegant funkyness! I absolutely love it!!

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