Charlie Le Mindu presents his new book “Haute Coiffure”, featuring avant-garde art created with Hairdreams Hair
Charlie Le Mindu has styled the hair of numerous international celebrities such as Lana del Rey, Florence Welch (Florence + the Machine) and Peaches. The avant-garde hair artist gained international recognition with Lady Gaga’s extravagant wigs and dresses made of real hair, as well as his spectacular haute couture collections which are regularly showcased during Fashion Week in London and Paris. His most important raw material is high-grade, hand-selected real human hair by Hairdreams.
The new photo book “Charlie Le Mindu – Haute Coiffure” documents Le Mindu’s artistic career, starting with his humble beginnings as a young hair stylist in a French province, and progressing all the way to the largest international fashion shows. His hair styling performances created quite a hype in the Berlin club scene, he was named “Avant-Garde Hair Director” for high-end Harrod’s department store in London and introduced his first “Haute Coiffure” collection at London Fashion Week. From there his path led to Paris, where he presented his collections at Paris Fashion Week. In addition, Le Mindu regularly designes the display windows of the famous “Galeries Lafayette” in Paris, exhibits his creations at art shows and museums worldwide, and is involved in the production of music videos and photo shoots for famous fashion magazines.
The impressive photos in his new book were taken by renowned fashion photographers such as Ellen von Unwerth, Nick Knight and Tim Walker, and others of similar caliber.
The extravagant photo book was published by Roads Publishing, an exclusive publishing house specializing in high quality photo and art books. The first public release event was held at famous London book store “Waterstones” and attended by Charlie Le Mindu. The book is available via the Roads website (www.roads.com) or at online retailers such as Amazon.