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
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