LUIGI MURENU : BEAUTY GOD

January 22, 2013 10:39 PM

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BEAUTY GOD

For Luigi Murenu, or as he likes to be called, just “Luigi”, a life of beauty was pure fate.  The Italian hair stylist is the guru of choice for all the best: Steven Meisel, Craig McDean, Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Steven Klein—and the list goes on.  Now that he’s cemented his place at the top of his trade, Luigi shows no sign of slowing down. Spinning out hair perfection for years and years, Luigi credits his inimitable style, a deep respect for his craft, and a stubborn work ethic for taking him from the beginnings of his career in the City of Lights to the back stages of the world’s most dazzling fashion shows and desired labels. Now Luigi is emerging from behind the swivel chair as he transforms from hairdresser to multi-faceted conceptualist. The indisputable god of hair looks to generations old and new of artists and collaborators to manifest his vision, leaving a trail of flawless coifs in his wake. Whether he’s designing hair for the top Paris shows or for a stunning editorial lensed by frequent collaborators Daniele Duella and Iango Henzi, Luigi can’t help but prove himself time and time again, and leave clients madly in love with his locks. The always charismatic, ever-charming hair maestro sat down with the TWELV team over espresso and macaroons in his downtown Manhattan apartment, to discuss legendary collaborations with the most innovative minds in fashion, his advice for emerging stylists, and how good hair comes only from the combination of très chic and a touch of faux pas.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY: DANIELE DUELLA, LANGO HENZI

 

Excerpt from ISSUE 02, Beauty God : by Kimberly Corliss and Charlotte O'Donell

 

 

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