Hair by Sam McKnight

Book by Sam McKnight
Published by Rizolli

Released November 2016

Hair master Sam McKnight has been creating hair styles for 40 years and has published a book with his amazing work. The anthology features more than 200 pages of images from 1970’s until now and it also includes his collaboration with top photographers and superstars.

Cate Blanchett
Photographer Graig McDean | Actress Cate Blanchett

You can expect to see his most recognizable images done in partnership with photographers like Mario Testino, Nick Knight, Patrick Demarchelier, and more accompanying along annotated chapters, which are divided into themes.

“It seems strange that I actually fell into hairstyling by accident. I should have been teaching French to 10-year-olds,” – Sam McKnight

The Book features the most iconic images in modern culture Princess Diana, Madonna, Tilda Swinton, Lady Gaga and her male alter-ego, and variety of editorials including famous models like Kate Moss.

“Nothing is ever ‘retro’ with him, he can reinvent hairstyles and periods with a fresh and always renewed eye.”

– Karl Lagerfeld


If you are in London, don’t miss the chance to visit McKnight’s Hair exhibition celebrating his remarkable 40-year career. The exhibition is held in Somerset House between 2nd November 2016 – 12th March 2017.

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