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Eleganza: Got Pizzazz (If You Want It)

John Mendelsohn, Creem, October 1983

IN THE MONTHS since its resuscitation, several hundred readers have written this column to ask what they should do with their hair. Would that Eleganza knew! Wear it long and you're apt to be perceived by the hip and trendy either as some pathetic oldflower child, a heavy metal dunderhead, or, worse yet, a shag Tory in little white Capezio shoes.

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