To add to the floral patterns woven into garments, the Barcelona-based stylist has Alexis Ferrer has developed a printing method that embellishes dull bobs and marcel waves with rich, colorful patterns inspired by “the best fabrics for the 18th century French bourgeoisie”. The resulting series is called La favorite– It was photographed by Rafael Andreu and has model Emma Carter– and combines motifs in baroque style with modern technology and marks blonde extensions with peonies, butterflies and birds through a digital process that took years to develop.
This current iteration is an extension of a 2012 project that used black and white photos of The glow and Pyschoalthough the methods of higher resolution printing and digitally generated inks in full color have evolved. “I have to admit that the first impressions on the hair were a challenge. It took me two months to get good results with high definition. By mixing technology with our craftsmanship, we were able to recreate these wonderful patterns on your hair, ”Ferrer said in an interview with VIOLATE.
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