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What Chicago Meant to Vidal Sassoon

Photo via LA Times
Photo via LA Times

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In sadness, the man, Vidal Sassoon, famed stylist and artistic visionary has passed away at his home in Los Angeles. Sassoon, 84, was suspected by some media outlets to be battling leukemia since 2009. His influence has been captured in literature, film and in legacy - which, in part had been formed by Chicago, the city in a garden. Last March, while Vidal and his wife, Ronnie were in Chicago for the premier of Vidal Sassoon, The Movie, and to spend time with his friends in the Gold Coast, we asked him about his love for the city. His views were centered around architecture, geometry, contrast of landscape and how precisely the city was laid out. He told us that he finds Chicago inspirational - that's why he loves spending time here.
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