Trend. Leg Of Mutton Sleeves – 2016

Posted by on Mar 12, 2016 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Trend. Leg Of Mutton Sleeves - 2016

Photo © Barry Lategan

Trend. Watch out for leg-of-mutton sleeves. The look, which plays into the wider shoulder fashion feeling, made an appearance in the Fall 2016 Collections, especially in Paris. They first came on the fashion scene in the 1820s, became very popular in the early 1830s, and again in the 1890s (Gibson Girls) – and in the 1980s, as in this great 1983 British Vogue photo with incredible hair by WorldGreat Harry King. How did they get the name? Could be they look like mutton joints (sheep legs) which are larger on the top, thinner at the bottom towards the foot – just as the sleeve is puffed at the shoulder, closer fitting on the forearm, and is often tighter at the wrist. More on this award-winning Barry Lategan photo, a Harry King anecdote, editor Grace Coddington, click HERE 

Hair: Harry King … Makeup: Rose Bonomo …. Model: Maria Von Hartz … Photo: © Barry Lategan for British Vogue, 1983 …   Editor: Grace Coddington

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WorldGreat Harry King Launches Website – 1982

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Helen's Blog | 2 comments

WorldGreat Harry King Launches Website - 1982

Photo: © Lord Snowden

Harry King, a WorldGreat on this website, has just launched his own website. It’s chock-full of his wonderful work from the 1970s to 2000s and includes hair for the greats by the greats, cover after cover, including this one photographed by Lord Snowden for the British Vogue 1982 Paris Collections issue. Yes, Harry King of the big sexy hair fame can also cut short sexy hair. To see his website full of both and more, click 

Hair: Harry King … Model: Terri Narr … Editor: Felicity Clark … Photo: © Lord Snowden

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Harry King, Famous Photo in British Vogue – 1983

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Photo: © Barry Lategan

Photo: © Barry Lategan

A Belle Epoque kind of look in this famous photo published in British Vogue, 1983. Harry King, who did this great hair remembers:  “We were supposed to go to India for this sitting but the visas didn’t come through,  We all shot up with antibiotics for the trip and got a swollen arm!   We did the ‘trip” in Lategan’s studio in NY.  It was Maria’s first job as a model and she was terrified. One of the most creative experiences. It won the Kodak award in UK for best editorial.”     For more on and by WorldGreat Harry King, click:

Hair by Harry King.  Makeup:  Rose Bonomo …  Model: Maria Von Hartz … Photo: © Barry Lategan for British Vogue, 1983 …   Editor: Grace Coddington.

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