Longtime fantasy hair designer Keith Matthews, 69, of Beauty Village salon in Detroit, remembers the time he showed up to Hair Wars late back in 1997.
Although the event, a show featuring creatively outrageous hair styles sported by models, was a party in essence, there was no playing around when it came to the model call time. Each year, the show begins promptly at 6:05 p.m. Zero exceptions.
“Even though I came all the way from Detroit, Hump (event producer David Humphries) would not let me go on,” said Matthews. “He handed me some tickets and said ‘I’ll catch you at the next one,’ and I couldn’t say anything.”
Matthews did in fact go back, many times over the next two decades.
Hair Wars returned this year(last Sunday) to the Ford Community and Performing…