To say we’re more obsessed with bareMinerals’ founder Leslie Blodgett than we are with the product itself would be a lie, so we like to say we love both equally.

She’s a sun-kissed blonde, straight-across—no muss, no fuss. She came into the office wearing a red cardigan and ate Sour Patch Kids waiting for hairstylist Didier Malige to give her a haircut. Not necessarily something drastic—but something new. Spring may have arrived with a hefty dose of snow this year, but once the seasons change, it’s hard not to feel like a little personal change is in order.

He takes Louise's hair and begins to cut long layers at the ends with scissors.
He takes Louise’s hair and begins to cut long layers at the ends with scissors.

Eventually Didier walks in and there’s Louise, hunched over, playing with her split ends. Maybe expecting someone with layered, voluminous head of hair ready for experimentation, instead he got the epitome of Midwest simplicity. She recently graduated with a degree in photography (eventually she plans on working as a photojournalist) and made it through the four years of school cutting her hair maybe once. Her daily routine consists of washing and leaving her hair to air dry without brushing, in hopes of keeping any waves.

You should be a bit more wild,” Didier tells her. When she says at this stage, she already feels “too old for that now,” he responds: “Are you crazy? You haven’t even discovered life yet!” Haircuts are best served with a side of sage advice, we find.

Didier is known to be scissor happy—he’s comes from the school of hairstylists in the ’60s and ’70s who made sex hair a thing. “I’m not attracted to very neat hair. I think it’s an American thing to smooth and tame. Now, you don’t see any more pictures of models with little hairs sticking out. It’s all Photoshopped out.”

He takes Louise’s hair and begins to cut long layers at the ends with scissors. “Do you want to look?” He asks her. “No, I trust you,” Louise says. It couldn’t really be called a full-blown haircut, but rather a few stylized, strategic snips to give it more body. He then soaked Louise’s hair in L’Oréal Wild Stylers by Techni.Art Beach Waves for some matte, subtle texture. Soaked isn’t an exaggeration—he kept forewarning Louise that he was really going to wet it. Windblown effects can be attributed to hosting the photoshoot part of the gathering on the roof.

“I think I’ll keep it,” she says as she looks at the photos—just before Didier sweeps it up into a different look, this one more cockatiel cum black tie updo. Inspired by Louise’s vintage Celine secretary blouse, Didier went with the 1940s feel to create the rebellious Euro counterpart to the doughnut-ified American top-knot. It’s wild looking, but at least half of the fun comes from knowing you’ve got bangs, without actually having to get bangs. Maybe next time, Didier.

Louise Parker (The Society) wears a vintage Celine top, Isabel Marant Étoile skirt, and Saint Laurent Boots. Photographed by Tom Newton.

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Art is revolution

Jacqueline Delaye has a multidisciplinary background based in social studies and arts. She studied Social Anthropology in Mexico city. Cinema and Tv in Barcelona and Art and Culture Management in Paris. She worked as a video artist and documentary filmmaker around Europe.
She lived and worked in Berlin, Germany during 11 years, after living in different countries like USA, England, France, Spain, Italy and of course Mexico the place where she was born.
Now she lives in Portugal in the island of Sao Miguel, where she takes the inspiration of nature. She focuses on the social anthropological aspects of the human being reflecting the adaptation of culture through arts.

 

Born: French-Mexican 17.02.1978 Guadalajara, Mexico.

 

Studies
Television, Cinema, Video, IDEP Barcelona.
Drawing and Painting in CEAC Barcelona.
Management and production of art and culture IESA, Paris.
Organisation and design of museums and galleries, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.
Study of art history and evaluation of art works, Casa Lamm, Casa de Cultura Mexico city.

Colloquium “A brief history of Goya” Museo Nacional de Arte , Mexico City

Fotografie Centro de Cultura Coyoacán

 

Publications
2016-2018 Videos Capitalism in German online Magazin Culturmag
2016- Art-book Catalogue first edition.
2007-Vértigo Mexican Magazine 25 / Marzo/ 2007

 

Exhibitions
House of Cultures of Mexico in Paris,“Les ponts”, Paris 2007
Art Festival Blue-Valentine, Paris Video Video „Sequence“ 2006
Organization in Exhibition Gildo Medina, Paris 2006
Production of 30 videos for the governmental company INFONAVIT, Mexico 2006
Video “Magic Afternoon” of Wolfgang Bauer with Jonathan Meese. Angela Richter, Daniel Richter. Kampenagel theater. Hamburg, Germany 2005
Video “Ralf Metzenmacher” ex boss-Design of the Company PUMA, Bamberg,  Germany. 2005
ETA Hoffmann theater.  Video “Eloisa Está debajo un almendro” from Enrique Gardiel Poncera .Bamberg, Germany 2004
Documentary film about the theater project Magic Afternoon in the Kampenagel theater with artists such as Daniel Richter, Jonathan Messe. Hamburg, Germany. 2004
Artistic video” Where you” in Bamberg, Germany. 2004
Reportage about the theater project “Los Figurantes” in the University of Bamberg.Bamberg, Germany 2003
Documentary film about a handicaps factory “Es gibt nur eine Welt” Kulmbach, Germany. 2003
First edition of Film festival Docupolis in Barcelona, Spain Art video “Auto-Conscience”.2001

 

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