Nancy Kwan

I was reading this article about Vidal Sassoon today, which was accompanied in the print edition by a famous photo of his revolutionary assymetric bob haircut. In my ignorance, I had never actually realised that the beauty modelling said hairstyle was none other than the Anglo-Chinese superstar Nancy Kwan. This revelation prompted me to investigate further her fascinating life and career.

Asian Beauty

Sharon Tate vs. Nancy Kwan

N.B. to watch the whole Nancy Kwan vs. Sharon Tate showdown (from the fairly tiresome 1968 film The Wrecking Crew) go here. It’s about 4 minutes in.

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