And for a moment, I kind of went, 'Oh I don't know whether I want my hair cut,'" Twiggy tells the hosts. "But I was so shy and I was in this very posh salon in Mayfair.
So I was a bit too shy to say, 'I don't want it done. ' And I kind of nodded. " She came back the next day and for seven hours, he cut, colored, and recut her hair to create the iconic pixie we know her for today.
On the podcast Table Manners With Jessie Ware, the model sat down with hosts (and mother-daughter duo) Jessie and Lennie Ware to chat about her life and career over a plate of savory mince pie, a traditional British dish.
A simple portrait taken by photographer Barry Lategan helped launch the modeling career of Dame Lesley Lawson, better known as Twiggy.
Leonard, the owner of the salon, asked if he could give her a haircut, and though she wasn't sure about the idea of parting with her long hair, she was a bit too shy to refuse. "I was very into my hair.
The iconic photo marks a cultural reset in the modeling and beauty world, her short pixie cut neatly parted to the side and her wide eyes staring straight into the camera.
Photographer Barry Lategan later shot the iconic portrait photo, which Leonard hung in his salon.
On the podcast Table Manners with Jessie Ware, Twiggy shared the story behind the cut that made her famous. https://t.co/iaupfOqav8— Allure (@Allure_magazine) August 16, 2020
Related videos from YouTube