Hair By Sam McKnight at Somerset House


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Celebrate the career of one of the most famous hair stylists in the world with Hair by Sam McKnight at Somerset House.

McKnight has been a major figure in the fashion industry since the 1970s, with more than 100 covers for British Vogue in his portfolio.

See how he developed the image of icons such as Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista and Princess Diana through stunning photographs and behind-the-scenes footage. Follow changes in hair style trends through time thanks to rare objects from Sam McKnight’s personal archive, including magazines, catwalk videos, full outfits and wigs.

This exhibition is a fantastic opportunity to look at hair from a new perspective, evaluating its importance in the captivating context of high-end fashion.


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Somerset House

The Strand
+44 (0)20 7845 4600
Public transport:
Tube: Temple/Covent Garden/Charing Cross/Embankment Mainline: Charing Cross/Waterloo/Blackfriars

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