What would the world of fashion and entertainment be without amazingly talented and creative hair stylists? We don’t even need to answer that question because we know hair stylists are responsible for imaginative concepts and the finishing touches for the hottest celebs from music videos to magazine covers. We caught up with Kendall Dorsey, a global hairdresser, who has worked with some of you favorites from Teyana Taylor to Nicki Minaj. He works with gentleman too, like Usher, and even provides a few tips for the guys in this interview. Enjoy as he talks about his inspiration, his favorite industry moment, and what’s next for his brand.
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How did your background in fashion help you to cross over into the hair industry?
Fashion and hair crossed over for me early on in my fashion journey. I would often find my self-fascinated with different textures and different styles so I would then create it with friends and from there it became a thing, so I studied around the world to develop my eye. Hair and fashion combine to make magic.
Some of the styles you create are avant-garde how do you come up with the concepts for styling?
For concepts for Avant-Garde, I often reference back to my fashion history or I’ll research Guido Palau or Orlando Pitta, Pat McGrath and I then, create.
As a hair stylist working in the fashion industry where do you draw your inspiration from?
My inspiration is often drawn from Latino Culture Street Style, there is a mood in the hair that gives me the energy to create.
Do you have a muse or is there someone in the industry that you would like to work with that could really bring one of your