Vidal Sassoon: Outtakes

How One Man Changed the World with a Pair of Scissors

2–28 October 2012
Daily 10.00-18.00
Courtyard Rooms, South Wing
Free admission

A captivating look at the career of social and style revolutionary Vidal Sassoon. A visionary hairstylist who became a household name, Vidal Sassoon was an instrument of change during the cultural shifts of the 1960s. His singular and iconic haircuts for tastemakers such as Grace Coddington and Mia Farrow charted a new course for ideals of feminine beauty.

Combining photography, artwork and film this display is a fascinating look at one man’s driven efforts to transform style and the radical changes wrought by progressive fashion.

To coincide with the exhibition, an accompanying book 'Vidal Sassoon: How One Man Changed the World with a Pair of Scissors' published by Rizzoli is on sale in our Rizzoli Bookshop.

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