Making a speech on ‘Learning from the Past’ at the Intercoiffure Spring Atelier event in the USA recently, UK hairdressing veteran Harold Leighton spoke beautifully about his late friend Vidal ‘Viddy’ Sassoon. With more than 430 salon owners and artists attending, the tagline for the gathering was ‘Review. Renew. Reset’. Harold provided the historical gravitas, describing meeting Vidal in 1950, then working together. He shared charming and insightful stories: old friends are the best friends. Click here to read excerpts from Mr Leighton’s speech.