Posts By: Lorettadefeo

JASMINE

#𝗔𝗣𝗛π—₯π—’π——π—œπ—­π—­π—œπ—”π—žβ£ Real fans, true love stories π—›π—˜π—¬ π—π—”π—¦π— π—œπ—‘π—˜ ⁣⁣π—ͺ𝗛𝗒 Jasmine Botchey. Recent UCL History graduate, Choreographer & social media marketer ⁣⁣ 𝗛𝗒π—ͺ 𝗔π—₯π—˜ 𝗬𝗒𝗨 π——π—’π—œπ—‘π—š Β  Really really good! I just got a new job, and I love the sunshine! Feeling very blessed right now! β£β£π—Ÿπ—’π—©π—˜π—¦ Dance, a cosy blanket and good food! ⁣⁣ π—Ÿπ—œπ—¦π—§π—˜π—‘π—œπ—‘π—š… Read more »

BOWL CUT

Henry V is the poster boy for the bowlcut, leading a 50-year reign of bad hair terror throughout the 1400s. His distinctive cut was the go-to look for men of the court, lasting until the end of the Medieval era and most recently replicated by TimothΓ©e Chalamet in The King, much to everyone’s dismay.  The… Read more »

ANNE

#𝗔𝗣𝗛π—₯π—’π——π—œπ—­π—­π—œπ—”π—žβ£ Real fans, true love stories πŸ–€β£ WHO DJ and Radio Presenter on Jazz FM, living in Hackney LOVES Β Records, perfume, petting cats, fancy tea, hotels, reading and drinking Diet Coke in the bath LISTENING TO Revisiting some of the greats who we’ve lost this year – John Prine, Manu Dibango, Bill Withers, Tony Allen… Read more »

CIARA

WHO Ciara London! HOW ARE YOU DOING Β  Very good thank you, working my butt off if I’m honest but enjoying every second of it. Β  LOVES My nephew is the love of my life/ a cuppa tea in the morning and a glass of Apple & blackcurrant squash at night and of course my… Read more »

PIGTAILS

These days we tend to associate pigtails with little girls, but hair worn in double ponytails has its heritage in the military. Pigtail wigs were popular army and navy choices in 18th century Europe and were worn tied up with ribbons. They could be up to two feet long – and for men that couldn’t… Read more »

RHEA

HEYΒ RheaΒ  WHO I’m a writer, strategy consultant and founder of @nahfemme LOVESΒ  Leopard print, pesto pasta, hello kitty and the colour red LISTENING TOΒ  Beyonce, bossa nova, Sasha Keable, James Blake WATCHINGΒ  Fashion documentaries, RHOBH (Lisa Rinna forever), Homeland, any obscure French film YOUR HAIR IN 3 WORDSΒ  My greatest love WASH ROUTINEΒ  Normally once… Read more »

EDGES

Edges, otherwise known as baby hairs, have been the benefactors of creative loops and swoops among Black and Latina women for generations.  Slick swirls and polished edges were the perfect pairing for the cropped and waved styles favoured by flapper girls in the 1920s, but with World War I came a halt to excess. Although the intricacies… Read more »

FRINGE

FringesΒ (European) or bangs (American) really got going in the 20s. Introduced by silent movie stars like Louise Brooks, they were striking and blunt. Then came pin up girl Bettie Page, who in trying to conceal what she regarded as a big forehead, cut, and popularised microbangs. (They soon became known as Bettie Bangs, and to… Read more »

ANITA

#𝗔𝗣𝗛π—₯π—’π——π—œπ—­π—­π—œπ—”π—žβ£β  Real fans, true love stories πŸ–€β£β  ⁣⁠  HEY Anita π—ͺ𝗛𝗒⁣⁠ I’m a songwriter and Artist from HackneyΒ  π—Ÿπ—’π—©π—˜π—¦β£β  Tequila, Bulldogs, solo trips to the cinema and pub quizzes⁣⁠ ⁣⁠  LISTENING TOΒ  Burna Boy, Serpentwithfeet, Marvin Gaye (always Marvin Gaye)Β  π—ͺπ—”π—§π—–π—›π—œπ—‘π—šβ£β  Old episodes of The American Office, I can confirm, it’s still very funny 𝗬𝗒𝗨π—₯… Read more »

TORI

#𝗔𝗣𝗛π—₯π—’π——π—œπ—­π—­π—œπ—”π—žβ£Real fans, true love stories Meet Tori  WHO I’m a hairstylist + social media consultant. I live just outside of London, with my partner and two rescue dogs LOVES Family/dogs/friends (counting this as one aha), builders tea (non-dairy milk of course) and biscuits  GO-TO PODCASTΒ  I recently got started on ‘How I Built This’ and it’s really good LISTENING TO /… Read more »