It was like my pink hair bled down into the rest of me and turned my whole look ‘Mermaid Unicorn’. I even dye my socks the palest lilac tinge so as to not be white against my baby pink trainers (which I customise at New Balance, complete with ‘Tina Did It’ in Baby Blue embroidery on the back). My apartment in New York is smothered in varying shades of Pink and Lilac and my shearling snuggle rugs and blankets are of course in blush. Most of my session kit is pink; my hairdressing gown is satin baby pink, my eye shadow is a pinky coral and my lashes are always Electric Blue. My hair has started an obsession that has overtaken my life. I have become my own colour palette of expression. Walking into my wardrobe gives me the biggest smile every day – it’s all pastel and Tie Dye, cashmere and silks. It’s an extremely happy uplifting state to be in and I thank my hair for that!
What is your most unlikely source of inspiration? My dog Bailey. He’s a Havanese so has hair rather than fur. His hair is unreal. I can brush it in different directions all resulting in a different sheen. Photographically hair is all about light reflection and he inspires me texturally. It helps that his hair is white with creamy bits running through it, so I have that dimension to inspire me too.
Who is your hair icon? Guido. What an amazing world he created for all of us to aspire to be in.
How would you sum up your relationship with hair in 3 words? Obsessive, Love, Escape.