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published on 15 July 2016

Led by Jan Grochowski, Central Saint Martins students delved into the Vogue archive to examine each and every hair style featured from 2000 until now. They looked at British, French, American and Italian Vogue covers to understand different beauty and hair ideals around Europe. They identified various themes; Styled by the Wind, Hidden Under the Surface, Captured in the Movement and Dipped in the Water.

Led by Jan Grochowski, Central Saint Martins students delved into the Vogue archive to examine each and every hair style featured from 2000 until now. They looked at British, French, American and Italian Vogue covers to understand different beauty and hair ideals around Europe. They identified various themes; Styled by the Wind, Hidden Under the Surface, Captured in the Movement and Dipped in the Water.

'Styled by the Wind' UK Vogue: 62 covers
'Styled by the Wind' US Vogue: 52 covers
'Styled by the Wind' Vogue Paris: 35 covers
'Styled by the Wind' Vogue Italia: 6 covers
'Hidden Under the Surface' Vogue Italia: 62 covers
'Hidden Under the Surface' Vogue Paris: 21 covers
'Hidden Under the Surface' UK Vogue: 15 covers
'Hidden Under the Surface' US Vogue: 12 covers
'Captured in the Movement' US Vogue: 10 covers
'Captured in the Movement' Vogue Paris: 7 covers
'Captured in the Movement' UK Vogue: 5 covers
'Dipped in the Water' US Vogue: 6 covers
'Dipped in the Water' Vogue Paris: 5 covers
'Dipped in the Water' Vogue Italia:1 cover

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