With the rise of social media, and more specifically TikTok, certain beauty trends come and go before I've worked out how to do the dance that went viral two months ago (classic millennial). I have a bit of an obsession with hair transformations in particular, and thanks to the trusty algorithm, I’m constantly served a helping of the good, the bad, and the ugly. Think copper dye, straightening hair when it’s wet, and cutting in a fringe with the kitchen scissors sans mirror. Yes, you read that correctly.
It's good news then that there are a handful of haircuts and hairstyles that look classy and timeless, regardless of what social media is deeming to be the flavor of the month—wait, make that second. I caught up with celebrity hairstylist Larry King, who, with 25+ years of experience and two London-based salons under his belt, knows a thing or two about what makes a haircut iconic.