Musical Hair Hit The Right Note – 1992

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Musical Hair Hit The Right Note - 1992

Photos: Neal Fenkell Harris … Collage by

1992.  Waifs. Gamines. Colorific color. Wigs. Kim Lepine.   This was the Musical Hair Collection by Kim Lepine and Rita Starnella of La Coupe New York.  While not so new looking now, these looks were very new then and hit the right note.  For more with detailed how-tos, click here:

Hair: Kim Lepine, Color Rita Starnella, La Coupe New York … Makeup: Ciana … Models: Nina Kotova/Ford and top right Max/Lure … Graphic Guion Beecher … Photos: Neal Fenkell Harris.  Produced by Helen Oppenheim


Gamines – 50s to 80s

Posted by on Nov 9, 2012 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Gamines 50s to 80s

Seberg, Hepburn, La Coupe, Bumble and bumble, John Sahag

Remember the gamines of the fifties – Jean Seberg, Audrey Hepburn, Lesley Caron, Zizi Jeanmaire.   Well, here are gamines from the 50s to the 80s.  They haven’t dated and are as relevant today as they were then.

Clockwise, top left – Jean Seberg (50s), Audrey Hepburn (50s), Elmer Olsen, La Coupe (1977), Kim Lepine, La Coupe (1977) , Michael Gordon, Bumble and bumble (1984),  JohnSahag (1986.)  For more and full credits, go to Icons … HairThen, La Coupe Wisp Cuts Short … HairThen, John Sahag Press Photos …HairThen, Three to See.
Photos: Bill Willoughby, Unknown, Lorraine Sylvestre x 3, Helene Joseph.