An homage to Simonetta Vespucci, renowned as the most beautiful woman at the Florentine courts
by Nicolas Jurnjack
The hairstyles from the Italian Renaissance have always intrigued me.
Concept, Direction, Hair : Nicolas Jurnjack
Photography : Isabelle Chapuis
Make-Up : Anthony Preel
Styling : Siwha Lee
Model : Alexandra Jansen
This one I find especially beautiful seen in a painting by Piero di Cosimo. I wanted to revive it, to recreate the beauty and majesty.
Designed to be worn for many days these elaborate sculptures feature hair piled high upon the head in multiple cleverly interwoven braids of varying thicknesses - loose braids, tight braids and all adorned with interweaving gold ribbons, precious stones and beads.