1973. The smooth sloping shoulders (Beauty, youth), the manicured rough hand (The Beast, mortality), the balanced asymmetry… just the kind of unexpected magic and storytelling that comes, seemingly effortlessly, to Avedon. This is an outtake from a shoot used to illustrate an article entitled ‘Ara Cuts And Tells’ published in the February 1973 issue of Vogue US:
Who says you can’t do as much with short hair as with long? Superhairdresser Ara Gallant says you can do more, and do it yourself. And he has the haircut to prove it on these six pages…plus three ways to wear it…tips on hair in general’
Photo by Richard Avedon.