HAT, HAIR, HEADDRESS …

… we at ZO are somewhat fascinated by the psychological and all that lies beneath or attached to it.

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HAIR by CHERYL DANIELS …

“Gray hair is God’s graffiti” Bill Cosby

COIFFED, cut, shaved off, feathered, dyed, fried and laid to the side – we all have it and most of us love it or hate it, want it straighter, thicker or longer, wish we had more of it, continually fuss with it, wish it didn’t recede and continually battle against the traitorous appearance of gray sprouts that help keep color pigment manufacturers in business.

Most mammals were born with it and no, it’s not Maybelline. … ahh yes, it’s HAIR. Not just something to be stuffed under a baseball cap on a bad hair day or whacked off in a spurt of fury when your boyfriend breaks up with you the day before the prom – there’s more to hair than the average person is aware of. Scientifically, it’s been proven that hair can remove toxins, reveal where you live and even “hear”! 20 Things You Didn’t Know About Hair!

Thru the ages, men and women have used hair to decorate themselves, to look more stylish and appealing, to start fashion trends and even to set themselves apart culturally and class-wise. Specifically, hairstyles have long been used as markers of social standing, age, marital status, religious requirements, racial identity and in some cases, to signify attitudes about gender.

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Adjacent Artwork: PETER GRAY–MASA HONDA, Photo|Takahiro Ogawa, Styling|Yasuhiro Takehisa, Art Direction|Kazuya Goan, Makeup|Chiho Omae, Manicure|Kotoe, Mask|Hirotake Sakai–Chiho Omae

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HAT | HAIR | HEADDRESS EXPOSÉ — now in development

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INTERNATIONAL DESIGN EXPOSÉ | NOTED WORLD-CLASS JUDGES | SIGNIFICANT AWARDS | DETAILS TO COME …

Special Awards for Kinetic Design

Photography by Joseph De Sciose

Photography by Joseph De Sciose

“HAT ATTITUDE” — We will definitely have a category for “Church Hats!” These marvelous creations have been a traditional icon of African American Church Life and they deserve a category and award of their own . . .

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ARRON DUNWORTH — Amazing Soft Crown

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STEAMPUNK Category

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PAPER ROYALS

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PACO RABONNE — No fear of feathers

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Beautiful ROOTS

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GUO PEI — Yes

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