Mane Man: Sam McKnight Celebration Comes To London

If you love hair, you'll love this show

The stylist behind Yasmin Le Bon's cropped cut on ELLE's first ever cover in November 1985, Sam McKnight, has transformed women's hair for 40 years.

Now, a major exhibition curated by Shonagh Marshall celebrates the career of fashion's leading hairstylist, from Kate Moss' bedhead to Princess Diana's short, slicked style.

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'Sam McKnight, whose flexible fingers and sharp scissors have produced the runway hair for numerous key brands, from Prada and Anna Molinari in the 1990s to Fendi and Chanel today, is an image-maker in his own right', says Lou Stoppard, of SHOWStudio.

Hair by Sam McKnight is the first exhibition to show the wider cultural significance within fashion.

Hair by Sam McKnight runs 2 November 2016 – 12 march 2017, Somersethouse.org.uk

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