A Better Kind of War


The pet project of David Humphries is finally starting to come out of the underground. Hair Wars, the much-hyped Cirque du Soleil of hair fashion, started out in '85 as a weekly hair show emceed by Humphries at Detroit-area clubs he promoted. It eventually outgrew its roots, and in '91 became its own entity, hitting the road in '94 and debuting eclectic styles that pretty much broke the fourth wall: enter the "hairy-copter", the python-beehive, and the champagne-zipper bouffant...which, chances are, people have been posting as image comments to your myspace, or is that just me?