Alexandre (1950). French hairdresser born in Tunisia. He worked for Lorca, the inventor of the blow dry, for 10 years from 1968 to 1978, and opened his first salon in Paris in partnership with Shiseido in 1987. During the 1990s he opened a further 4 salons in Japan and another in France. He works for famous designers, such as Gaultier, Mugler, Valentino, and Versace. His style is characterized by very sophisticated hairdos, with full chignons, and complicated plaiting.