Vidal Sassoon
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Vidal Sassoon: A history in hairdressing

He created the look that defined a generation. Vidal Sassoon revolutionised British hairdressing in the 60s with his short, sexy, geometric hairstyles.

He spoke to BBC Breakfast about styling some of the world's most famous women and his journey from living in poverty in East London to being a multi-millionaire in Beverley Hills.

This interview was first broadcast in September 2010