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Chanel Couture hair at michaeljohn

When Karl Lagerfeld sent his models down the catwalk for Haute Couture on January 26th 2016, their hair, executed by session stylist Sam McKnight, was the star attraction. Dubbed ‘the croissant’ these tightly and precisely constructed architectonic 1940s giant rolls at the back of the head, heralded in a new era of very chic, very polished, sculptural hair. McKnight’s hair statement resonated far beyond the grounds of the Grand Palais where the collection was shown. According to McKnight, "this season's Chanel hair was inspired by beautiful illustrations by Karl and a Picasso sculpture. The final look was a modern interpretation of sculptural forms and classic silhouettes which reflected the collection.” And here at michaeljohn it’s signalled the start of a bold new era of dressed hair, updos, bridal and special occasion styling. Since then there’s been a 25% increase in demand for updos in the salon and the stylists are all busy...

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