Props to the NYT for this fine history lesson on the mullet. One of my least favourite hairstyles, the do has been resurrected on the catwalk by none other than Guido Palau, whose photo of model Arina Besedina from the Alexander McQueen SS22 show has an otherworldly Bowie-esque beauty.
From Greek gods to Lil Nas X via the Nez Perce tribe and 70s punks (“it was meant to be a shock to society”), it seems there’s more to the long-at-the-back-short-everywhere-else cut than meets the eye.
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WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGE: Guido Palau
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