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[4] Detroit’s Hair Legacy

Detroit’s Hair Legacy

Detroit always had great representation, and no other city was that aggressive.

Since the 1980s, Detroit stylists have designed larger than life hair creations to be shown off at the city’s annual Hair Wars event. The creativity shown off at these events and within Detroit-based hair magazines influenced styles throughout the world.


Hair Capital of the World

An audio-visual storytelling experience of Detroit’s hair legacy and culture featuring stories by Shannon Cason and photography by Justin Milhouse.

Select a story to continue your listening session.

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