Talking Hair with Mark Hampton

ImageAt 29 Mark Hampton is the youngest global hair ambassadors in the world. But that doesn’t show when you talk to the tattooed British lad who started his career at the age of 17 with Vidal Sassoon. As the hair ambassador for Toni & Guy Hair Meet Wardrobe, Hampton has been moving from country to country wowing people with his breathtaking hair creations.

He knows his job. After all he’s worked with the hair legend himself – Guido Palau for seven years. Hampton’s reputation in the world of fashion and music has made him the one of the most sought after hair dressers for artists such as Kings of Leon, Calvin Harris, and designers like Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, Louis Vuitton and Prada.

I caught up with the man himself at the Toni & Guy HairMeet ardrobe launch recently. The much anticipated India launch witnessed a stylish evening with an enthralling musical performance, witnessed by the crème-de-la-crème of the fashion and film fraternity.

Mark created three timeless looks – Casual, Classic and Glamour. The glamorous Malaika Arora Khan, classic beauty Soha Ali Khan and casual yet chic Anusha Dandekar walked the red carpet in three looks curated by Mark Hampton,

Excerpts from an interview.

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Try Black and White this season

bebe- New & Now (1) The black and trend this season is one of the fastest to percolate from runway to retail after being shown by a host of designers that included Prada in Milan and Jacobs in New York.

While monochrome gets to the fore this  season, floral prints, bright colored denim and pastel lace numbers still continue to rule. So keep them on, while you experiment with the Black and white.

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