He will always be remembered fondly as the man who changed the world with a pair of scissors. Vidal Sassoon, arguably the world’s best-known and loved hairdresser, died in his Los Angeles home on Wednesday at age 84. He had been fighting leukemia.
As we say goodbye to a genius and visionary who famously revolutionised the look and business of hair-styling in the ’60s with his signature cuts — edgy, architectural, timeless, and how can we forget the bob he invented which is still a huge hit today? — let’s take a look at some of Sassoon’s creations that have made fashion history.