Posted by on Aug 13, 2013 in Helen's Blog | 2 comments

Sleeper - 1975

Photo: © Serge Beauchemin

Do you know your Hair History?  Hair bigger than big, and wide, very wide. With a new texture, thanks to an old crimping machine.  First use of crimping machine in the modern era. By Elmer Olsen, La Coupe, Montreal – in 1975.  For more Sleepers, an iconic Collection, see La  Coupe, HairThen, 70s.

Hair Crimped by Elmer Olsen, who discovered a 50 year old crimper in his Grandmother’s attic .. Makeup:  Electa, Electa & Corrado … Fashion: Renato Balestra Couture Gown, Holt Renfrew, Montreal … Model: Rudy Maciukas … Photo: © Serge Beauchemin … Concept/Produced by Helen Oppenheim



  1. Sep 2, 2013

    Me, too, love it. Love this photo too. And the full length version.
    Thanks so much, Sherri.

  2. Sep 2, 2013

    I LOVE crimped hair!

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