Vidal Sassoon HighHair For Men – 1980

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Vidal Sassoon HighHair for Men - 1980

Photo: © Deborah Samuel

This 1980 HighHair for Men photo with hair by Helen Chudoba of Vidal Sassoon in Toronto has been lost for over 30 years.   Deborah Samuel, the photographer, now living in New Mexico, found it, after a search taking months, sent it to Helen in Toronto who sent it to me in NYC.

Inspired by the famous Vidal Sassoon HighHair for Women Collection, the romantic hero is in this photo is Ross Marks whose waves and curls with height and volume rose above it all. For more on this and more HighHair, click here:

Hair: Helen Chudoba, Vidal Sassoon, Toronto, 1980 … Perm: Feary Bina … Model: Ross Marks … Photo: Deborah Samuel … Concept/Produced by Helen Oppenheim


20 HighHair For Men 1980

Posted by on Jan 19, 2012 in HighHair | 4 comments

Photo: © Deborah Samuel

Photo: © Deborah Samuel

HighHair for the romantic hero of the ’80s was by Helen Chudoba of Vidal Sassoon, Toronto.  Waves, curls, height and volume rose above it all. Very new in 1980.   And influenced by the HighHair styles for women.  For different textures and effects, the hair could be finger-dried naturally, under lamps or blown dry. The hair could be worn with a side part one day, without one the next, a good cut being essential.

This photo was lost over 30 years.  Helen Chudoba and I recently Friended on Facebook, I asked if she had a copy of this photo because I hadn’t got one.  She finally found this photo from the collection and sent it to me.  After a long search taking months.

Helen C to Helen O: “You brought the ruffles around my hand in the photo and the doves in the background from your bag of tricks.”  I had fogotten …

Helen Chudoba, Vidal Sassoon Toronto, 1980
Perm: Feary Bina
Model: Ross Marks
Photo: © Deborah Samuel
HighHair Concept/Produced by Helen Oppenheim

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