These presents for your beloved haircare professional are a cut above.
Written By Christine Whitney
Market By Cynthia Cook Smith
VIDAL SASSOON CUTTING MIA FARROW’S HAIR FOR ROSEMARY’S BABY, 1968.
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF PICTORIAL PARADE
A good hairstylist can be a life-changer. He makes the difference between leaving the salon with your head held especially high and slinking out the back in tears and sunglasses. She determines whether you’ll spend the next week flipping your hair around like Cindy Crawford in a shampoo commercial or shame hat–wearing and counting the minutes until it grows out. So when you stop in for your pre-party blowout or end-of-year bang trim, express your gratitude to your mane man (or woman) with something beyond a hefty tip. Here’s to a Crawford-caliber hair year.
FOR THE COLLECTOR
This tome from industry legend Guido Palau is essential for any hairstylist’s personal library. Need we say more?
He’s on his feet all day, which makes his holiday hibernation plans all that much more important. Add a little touch of elegance to the proceedings with these new velvet Italian slippers from boutique brand Fifi Venezia.
With grueling transatlantic flights in her future, she’ll also appreciate a different kind of kit, as in VIOLET GREY’s specially curated First Class Set, which will allow her to travel in comfort even if she’s flying coach.