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Portrait of a Hair Artist: Laurent Philippon

Laurent Philippon is an international hair artist who was born in France but has worked all over the world. Laurent styles hair for magazine photo shoots (Vogue, Numéro, Harpers Bazaar, Allure, Dazed and confused, etc.), at fashion shows for major designers (Rick Owens, Lacoste, Guy Laroche, Kenzo, Hervé Léger, …) and for advertising campaigns. He is also Artistic Director for the famous hairstyling product brand Bumble and Bumble. He has worked with the greatest photographers (David Lachapelle, Patrick Demarchelier, Nick Night, Karl Lagerfeld, Peter Lindbergh, and many more) and numerous renowned fashion designers (Dries Van Noten, Thierry Mugler, Claude Montana,Yohji Yamamoto, etc). In 2013, he published a book entitled “Hair Fashion and Fantasy” which celebrates the art of hairstyling and its cultural and symbolic aspects, as well as its fascinating metamorphic power.

You can find Laurent Philippon’s work on the Calliste Agency website and can follow him on instagram and Tumblr

 

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