When did Vidal Sassoon open his first hair salon?
When Vidal Sassoon opened his first salon at 108 Bond Street, London in 1954 the teased bouffant and beehive dominated hair fashion. Hair was curled and waved using rollers, back-combing and heavy lacquer to hold it in place and visiting the local hair salon every week was a standard beauty ritual.
What did David s.sassoon do for a living?
In Bombay, he built the international business called David S. Sassoon, with the policy of staffing it with people brought from Baghdad. They filled the functions of the various branches of his business in India, Burma, Malaya, and east Asia. He cemented the family’s dominant position in the Sino-Indian opium trade.
How did the Sassoon people do their hair?
Hair was curled and waved using rollers, back-combing and heavy lacquer to hold it in place and visiting the local hair salon every week was a standard beauty ritual. Sassoon believed that if the cut was technically perfect there would be no need to use anything to hold it in place; hair would fall naturally back into the correct shape.
Who is the great grandson of David Sassoon?
The twentieth-century English poet, one of the best known World War I poets, Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967) was David’s great-grandson. Another descendant of David Sassoon is the British banker and former Treasury’s commercial secretary James Meyer Sassoon.
How long has Sassoon Academy been in business?
For over 60 years, the reputation of Sassoon Academy has been built on developing and providing world-class education at our academies and education centres around the globe.
What can I do with a degree from Sassoon?
From our world-renowned Beginners course, the start point of thousands of successful graduates to our acclaimed weekly Creative courses and the ultimate Seasonal Masters course, alumni of Sassoon Academy are building successful careers in all areas of the global hairdressing industry.
Where did Danielle from Sassoon start her career?
Her journey with Sassoon began at the Covent Garden Salon in 1988 where she worked as an assistant. Once fully qualified, she transferred to the Manchester Salon, building a clientele of 90’s popstars and TV celebrities. After directing the Manchester School, Danielle returned to London in 1993 as an instructor at the London Academy.