Ventilating in the wig making is a time consuming activity to engage in and incredibly long periods looking at something in very minute detail. For this challenging job it’s good if your knotting needle holder is not heavy and comfortable in hand and made from durable material, and Bamboo is the perfect material. 06.11.2017
Extraordinary, extravagant wigs are always associated with Marie Antoinette, the glittering royal wife of Louis XVI. For centuries she has been an icon for boldness in style and fashion, which prevailed in the aristocracy in France until the French Revolution at the end of the eighteenth century. The man who was responsible for the queen`s fabulous hairstyles was Léonard-Alexis Autier, also known as Monsieur Léonard. He was the favorite coiffeur of Marie Antoinette. 06.11.2017
Leonardo da Vinci once said: "The hair is essential for a face as the frame for a picture." Hairstyles have often served as a medium in history to make political statements, to rebel against social norms and to tell one`s own story. This is the case with the male facial hair: beards and mustaches have different meanings in the cultural history. 06.11.2017
Standard Coated lace is treated with a coating, which makes the lace five times stronger without losing its original flexibility and transparency. This way you can use a fine, light and transparent coated lace as if you were using a strong lace. The coating also prevents the lace from fraying at the edges. 12.10.2017
The Story Behind“It got me in a theatre-hairstylist’s studio at the end of 70s: At the early age of eleven I was being dressed up as a little Santa Claus for a Christmas party. Seated between many different kind of wigs, being able to watch the hairdresser washing and styling the synthetic hair and able to smell the unfamiliar sent of the mastix resin that he used in order to stick the facial hair onto my face, I was experiencing the awesome transformation from little boy to old man."
Read here how Orlando Bassi started Atelier Bassi more than 25 years ago and created one of the worlds leading wig workshop for the entertainment industry.
The Press about Atelier BassiWhether it is wigs, beards or sometimes even pubic hair, make-up products or torn legs: You get all that from Orlando Bassi and much more. It all began in the quiet village of Buchs/Switzerland and now goes from Bali into the whole world – milestones of an exceptional career.
Written by Sunday Newspaper LIEWO. More articles and texts about the wigmaker Atelier Bassi you can find here.