The chic set have thought long and hard about what they’re going to look like at the start of the new century. Allegra Kingsley talks makeup, hair, and the rest of it with fashion’s hippest insiders.
The appointment book at Hair at Fred Segal, in Santa Monica, looks like the Y2K bug has already hit:, names like Courtney Cox and Courtney Love peppered all over the ever-burgeoning list of desperate clients who simply must have their hair colored, or cut, or even just seriously conditioned—before the new millennium. “We’ve extended our business hours, and it’s still crazy,” says executive officer Michael Baruch.
Salons across the country are dealing with a crush far more severe than the usual holiday rush: Everyone wants to look fantastic on one very particular night.