Overheard

British milliner, Stephen Jones.

On New Year’s Eve 1980,
Jones had his head shaved
by drunk friends,
leading him to discover
that without hair,
his head was a perfect
woman’s stock size.

Thus, he became
his own fit model,
developing all his ideas
and designs
upon one singular
favored head —
his own.

 

Photo: via Chateau Thombeau

 

 

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~ by eaesthete on 02/02/10.

3 Responses to “Overheard”

  1. True genius….

  2. …from one bald headed man to another, that really is “true genius.” One fascinating human interest story.

  3. What an inspiring tale! My shaved head makes me a perfect model for Uncle Fester.

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