The Ponytail

In 1954 Picasso met 19-year-old Sylvette David while on holiday in France. That year he produced over forty paintings, drawings and sculptures depicting David with her famously long, scruffy ponytail, which then became the subject of a much buzzed about exhibition in Paris. When Brigitte Bardot saw Picasso’s images of David she began wearing her hair in the style making it a fashionable favourite. Ponytails below by Bardot, Bianca Brandolini d’Adda and more …

2 thoughts on “The Ponytail

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s