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GREEN’S THE HAIRDRESSERS, 13-15 KING ST, GLASGOW G1 5QZ Thursday 30 July / 6.30PM

Teasing it out: A Cultural History of Hair and Fashion

Caroline Cox ­— Talk

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Superma01-(FILEminimizer)Caroline Cox’s great granddad demonstrating hairdressing techniques on stage, image courtesy of Caroline Cox

Hair may be mere matter growing naturally from our bodies, yet we believe its shaping can shift our destinies – let’s face it, a poor haircut can blight the next six months. Whether curled, dyed, shaved or straightened, hair remains a potent force and there are many definitive moments in its history. Caroline Cox will trace the chronology of hair fashion throughout the 20th and 21st centuries placing the featured cuts, colours and techniques in their cultural context.

Caroline Cox is an international authority on fashion history and works as a International Trends Advisor for Sassoon Academy as well as lecturing and broadcasting throughout the world. Her books on fashion history have been published internationally and for her outstanding contribution to Cultural History, Caroline was awarded an Visiting Professorship at the University of Arts, London.

 

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