Vidal Sassoon

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    May 9, 2012

    Vidal Sassoon: Hairdresser and Philosopher

    Hair snobs everywhere are mourning the death today of Vidal Sassoon, the British guru who was best known for his wash 'n wear hairstyles. We were delighted that a quick search in the SF Weekly archives revealed a random Q&A with Sassoon shortly after then-Mayor Willie Brown signed a proclamation ... More >>

  • News

    April 27, 2005

    Gang Today, Hair Tomorrow

    The Suey Sing Boys of Oakland were a bunch of low-level Chinese-American thugs. Then 10 of them became high-fashion hairstylists.

  • Calendar

    January 21, 2004

    The Making of a Metrosexual

    How to be groomed, massaged, pampered, gorgeous, and male as male can be in the new year

  • News

    October 1, 2003

    Vapidity Fair

    Gavin Newsom's anti-homeless campaign is disgusting, but he's the only mayoral candidate talking substance

  • News

    April 3, 2002

    Shear Talent

    A San Francisco hairstylist tries to set a Guinness world record

  • News

    March 24, 1999

    Eat This Logo, Sucker

    ValueStar wants businesses to pay for the privilege of sporting its seal of approval. Is it a public service, or a shakedown?

  • Music

    October 21, 1998
  • News

    October 15, 1997

    Vital Vidal

    A serious talk with Sassoon on his official day in S.F.

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