vidal sassoon

28 january 1928 - 8 may 2012

 a cockney boy from whitechapel

 who took elocution lessons

based haircuts on bauhaus ideas

cut "the shrimp", twiggy, and most of swinging sixties london

i lived above his shop 

in london

and loved to watch the models

come and go

goodbye vidal 

you were the chanel of haircutting

( photo - mary quant and vidal sassoon, london )

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