AD: Vidal Sassoon’s Modernist Retreat
Architectural Digest: Vidal Sassoon’s Modernist Retreat
The legendary stylist and his wife, Ronnie, reinvigorate an iconic Richard Neutra house in the hills of Bel Air
“’My whole work, beginning in the late 1950s, came from the Bauhaus,’ explains Vidal, whose geometric, easy-maintenance cuts sparked a revolution in hair. ‘It was all about studying the bone structure of the face, to bring out the character. I hated the prettiness that was in fashion at that time.
“’Architects have always been my heroes,’ he adds. ‘I could not have been more honored than when I met Marcel Breuer and he told me he knew my work. And Rem Koolhaas said he had one of my original cutting books in his library.’”