Sam McKnight is one of the most accomplished and well-respected hair stylists of his generation. His name is synonymous with modern, sexy hair - whether it's in magazines, on the runway or the red carpet.
He's won countless awards but perhaps the biggest accolade is the longstanding creative collaborations he has maintained with some of the best names in the business - Patrick Demarchelier, Nick Knight and Mario Testino; Karl Lagerfeld/Chanel, Vivenne Westwood, Balmain and Fendi to name just a few.
In the fleeting world of fashin imagery Sam's permanence is fixed in some of the most iconic images in modern history - Princess Diana's short, slicked back style, Agyness Deyn's bleached blonde crop, Madonna's Bedtime Stories cover, Cate Blanchett getting her Oscar, Tilda Swinton channelling Bowie, both Lady Gaga and her male alter-ego Jo Calderone plus countless covers and editorial stories of Kate Moss and all the supermodels.
The longevity of Sam's carrer career - over 30 years - provides a fantastic back-catalogue of references to bring to his work and it is this and his search for the new that keeps him so in demand.
VIVIENNE WESTWOOD GOLD S/S 2013: THE CANDY FLOSS BEEHIVE
LOOK TWO: THE CANDY FLOSS BEEHIVE
Apply a strong-hold mousse to the entire head and blast with heat from the hair-dryer.
Using a one-inch section of hair, wrap around U-Bend pins in a figure of eight.
Set by clamping with hair straighteners and once cool, remove pins and brush out hair.
Some of the models had stuffing added and then the frizzy hair was folded up over the stuffing.
Otherwise, some were just left as big floating frizz.