Pillbox Chignon With Veil – 1978

Posted by on Mar 8, 2015 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

 Pillbox Chignon With Veil – 1978

Photo; © Lorraine Sylvestre

1978.  This hat chignon, inspired by a Pillbox Hat, is as inspirational today as it was way back then. The veil, a hot new trend in 2015, with hair or a hat, was added for drop dead chic. Antonio da Costa Rocha invented this no-pins original chignon using a mistake-proof satin pad. How to do it and more hat chignons, click along in this album, click here 

Hair : Antonio da Costa Rocha, La Coupe, Montreal/New York … Makeup: Nadia, La Coupe, Montreal … Dress: Scott Barry/Lily Simon … Model: Donatu … Photos: Lorraine Sylvestre … Art Direction/Fashion Styling/Produced by Helen Oppenheim

 

 

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Pillbox Hat Chignon, A Stunner – 1978

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Pillbox Hat Chignon, A Stunner – 1978

Photo: © Lorraine Sylvestre

From the 1978 Hat Chignon Collection, this stunning and original hair idea by the one and only Antonio da Costa Rocha of La Coupe was inspired by Pillbox Hats.  Here’s a unique hair idea for all of you, just in time for the Holidays. It was created on very long, all-one-length hair – with no pins. The chignon innovator shows how it was done and you can see other versions, by clicking here: 

Hair: Antonio da Costa Rocha, La Coupe. New York/Montreal, 1978 … Dress: Scott Barry, Lily Simon (I added the shoulder pads, very fashion forward then) … Model: Donatu … Photo: Lorraine Sylvestre … Art Direction/Fashion Styling/Produced by Helen Oppenheim

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