Jean-Marc Maniatis is dead: the famous hairdresser of the stars was 80 years old

He was considered one of the hairdressers the most talented. Jean-Marc Maniatis died at the age of 80 on the night of December 31 to January 1, announced on Monday, his relatives to AFP. The hairdressing prodigy died in a Geneva hospital following aa long illnessspecified his son, Eliott Maniatis, and the director of his hairdressing salons, Alexandre Protti, to the press agency whose Le Figaro echoes.

“It was a hairstyle iconunderlined the latter who directs the four establishments of the brand, located in Paris and the nearby town of Neuilly-sur-Seine. A true hairdressing prodigy, Jean-Marc Maniatis made his debut at the age of 17 as a studio hairdresser for magazines She and Marie Claire. In 1970, he opened his first salon in the 16th arrondissement of the capital, attracting models and actresses whom they had styled in the studio. Word of mouth being done, the success was immediate, recalls Marie Claire.

“The requirement of know-how”

The actresses Sophie Marceau, Mireille Darc, Miou-Miou or even Alain Delon had thus become loyal customers. Passing through his salon in the 16th arrondissement, you could also meet the American singer Prince. Couturiers Karl Lagerfeld, Sonia Rykiel and André Courrèges had also called on his talents to create hairstyles for their parades. “We were attached to his image and to theskill requirementhe sent us the passion for hairdressinggreeted Alexandre Protti

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