Famous for his $2,000 celebrity cuts – he’s styled the hair of Zhang Ziyi, Gong Li, and Michelle Yeoh (and in older times, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor and the late Princess Diana) – Kim Robinson is a celebrity hairstylist for a reason. “I listen,” he says, “to what women tell me.”
Born in Western Australia, he took to Hong Kong 48 years ago and hasn’t turned back. Robinson runs two salons in Asia, including his flagship in the prestigious Landmark Chater House, and another salon right here in Singapore’s Ngee Ann City, where he flies over to give cuts from time to time.
He spills his top hair tips for modern women: