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Hair today and through the ages

A beautifully illustrated celebration of this living art form and the history of various popular styles

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Hair can define a look, embellish an outfit, show status, tribe or culture. Each hairstyle says something about who we are and where we belong, writes Laurent Philippon in his tome on high-fashion hairstyles, Hair: Fashion And Fantasy. 

Hair: Fashion And Fantasy Laurent Philippon 320pp 1,250 baht ISBN 978-0-500-29108-5 Available at Asia Books

To Philippon, a hairstyle is not just something of aesthetic value; it can speak volumes about a person's sense of identity.

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