Longuras x Juan Vidal: A History-Making Collaboration Combining Fashion and Hairdressing in a Capsule Collection

The designer has delved into 'The Longuere Method' to select the most historic looks in his revolution in the world of hairdressing and brought them back to the present.

On May 29, 2023, it will be one year since the death of Louis Longuras, who died at the age of 87. Longuras is teaming up with Spanish fashion designer Juan Vidal to create a 'capsule collection' This made history The first hairdressing brand to collaborate with a fashion brandA milestone in the history of the department that Longuras regained.

Two professional creatives in different fields, lovers of many things in common and in particular Same idea Jordi Capre, a good friend of Longuras, described it perfectly in his article 'The Longuras Method' published in NBP (The New Barcelona Post) the day after his death: ” A man is completely surrendered to femininity, not for the beauty of femininity, but a complete admirer. Whether women like it or not, they cannot give back everything they have given. And couldn't stop trying “.

For this, Juan Vidal immersed himself in Longuras' personal universe Paintings, sculptures, photographs, writings, and, and, of course, ' Longures method ', the basis of her hair salon is to focus on the fact that, beyond technology, each client should be themselves, not only through their hair, but also through makeup or accessories. It is one of the three world styles of hairdressing.

From there he recovered some of Longuras' looks and ideas that Juan Vidal considered so iconic. And even though it was designed decades ago, it is still a trend today. The selection and creation of this particular 'capsule collection' is through its own creative vision and its very contemporary symbols.

Vidal contributes his current vision from the passion of fashion Color -and many more things below- for this exam cut offs. “I thought in some way with this artistic collaboration Lewis's take on that moment in which she revolutionized women historically and aesthetically and used color to express. “, he admits himself. The color in question is orange, specifically 'Beach Fuzz', the color of the year 2024 according to Pantone.

Longuras |  Photo: Courtesy of LonguerezLonguras | Photo: Courtesy of Longuerez

As Color Institute Executive Director Leatrice Eisman explains, this tone “Warm and modernly elegant”, it “effortlessly unites the youthful with the timeless” and it “enriches mind, body and soul (…) the desire to nourish ourselves and others (…)”.. Juan Vidal offers his personal and professional touch to highlight the color even more and give it the importance it deserves. Just two outfits: a structured jacket Double-breasted and wide lapel in white and unisex; And A 'Trompe-l'oeil' inspired scarf With a print that precisely mimics the hair and different tones that bathe and dye in this collection.

Longuras x Juan Vidal look

Peach layers

Beach Layers Longuerez x Juan Vidal |  Photo: Courtesy of LonguerezPeach Layers by Longuerez x Juan Vidal | Photo: Courtesy of Longuerez

Medium length haircut design with scaling in the front part. The lateral section is worked in layers to provide volumes. The fringes move down the cheekbones and jaw, creating an 'air banks' effect. As for color, Pantone brings a lighter version of copper tones. A soft and velvety peach tone that varnishes the hair and enriches the mind, body and soul. A color that exudes modern elegance.

Ginger Midi

Longuerez x Juan Vidal Ginger Midi |  Photo: Courtesy of LonguerezLonguerez x Juan Vidal Ginger Midi | Photo: Courtesy of Longuerez

Midi haircut below the shoulders. The upper part is measured by extending the volumes and includes bangs at eye level passing through the temples, a warm, vibrant and glowing copper this season. A coppery brown base composition with a hint of red, orange and gold tones merging.

Tangerine Pop

Tangerine Bob de Longuerez x Juan Vidal |  Photo: Courtesy of LonguerezTangerine Bob de Longuerez x Juan Vidal | Photo: Courtesy of Longuerez

Inspired by the 'hyme cut' and pop trend. Important is the difference in length between the front and the back: shorter at the neck and longer at the sides. Additionally, the bangs go below the eyebrows and are complemented with an 'under bang'. This season's trend color is a work carried out with exclusive partitions that create a harmonious design that connects all lines in relation to color. A warm, vibrant and luminous color, similar to the color of flames. It is an intense and warm tone, often associated with energy, vitality and passion.

Tanker's Micro Pop

Longuerez x Juan Vidal |  Photo: Courtesy of LonguerezLonguerez x Juan Vidal | Photo: Courtesy of Longuerez

A short version of Bob. An iconic design in fashion history representing women's freedom. The volume of this style is seen on the sides of the face. In the front part, the bangs are below the eyebrows and pass through the temples. In addition, this cut has an “under bang” above the brows, which helps remove density and free up the look. As far as color is concerned, copper is the trending color of this season. A warm, vibrant and luminous color, similar to the color of flames. It is an intense and warm tone, often associated with energy, vitality and passion.

Orange Pixie

Orange Pixie by Llongueras x Juan Vidal |  Photo: Courtesy of LonguerezOrange Pixie by Llongueras x Juan Vidal | Photo: Courtesy of Longuerez

A cut that incorporates the pixie trend with a 'crop pixie' concept on the sides. A crop cut in the front has an 'under cut' that adds thickness to the hair. It includes nuances similar to the color of rust and is more natural than the traditional orange color.

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