Top Hairdressers Baffled by Rod Blagojevich’s Mane

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A curious item in WWD, of all places, addresses recently arrested Illinois governor Rod R. Blagojevich. Pundits are aflutter over the whole selling Barack Obama’s–Senate–seat thing. But who cares about that when his hair is so dark and helmetlike and foofy, all at the same time. America’s top hairdressers can’t stand it.

“[T]here’s no name for that,” said Calvin Klein’s hairstylist Roberto Novo. “Ugh” — to gasp in horror.



“Jack Lord from ‘Hawaii 5-0’ called. He wants his look back,” said Chris McMillan, the man behind Jennifer Aniston’s famed shag. “It’s very dated,” concurred Sally Hershberger, whose clients have included Meg Ryan, Courtney Love and Hillary Clinton. “And it looks like a wig.” […] Marc Zowine of Chelsea, N.Y., pointed out that a rug is not exactly an act of honesty: “It’s a cover up. It says a lot about a person.”

A curious item in WWD, of all places, addresses recently arrested Illinois governor Rod R. Blagojevich. Pundits are aflutter over the whole selling Barack Obama’s–Senate–seat thing. But who cares about that when his hair is so dark and helmetlike and foofy, all at the same time. America’s top hairdressers can’t stand it.

Top Hairdressers Baffled by Rod Blagojevich’s Mane