John Sahag is my favorite
hair stylist. He's done hundreds of covers for virtually
every top fashion magazine that you can name.
I knew Sahag's
reputation long before I met him. One evening I was to
photograph a prima ballerina for Vogue.
The Ballerina walked
into the studio seemingly accompanied by a tall, lean,
scruffy looking fellow who was dressed in black leather. I
figured this must be some "rock, and roller," hanger-on,
friend of the ballerina.
Not really... It was
brought wigs, as her blonde hair was short, frizzy, and had
John said, "Darling,
we can put a wig on you, but let me have a go at it
It seemed that only
minutes later, John had the ballerina looking fabulous, and
the ballerina shot without the wigs.
Here he's working
with Dayle Haddon, a wonderful model: a woman of