Alexander McQueen for Givenchy Haute Couture 'Eclect Dissect', F/W Inspiration from butterfly whorls, shiny disks of hair. Hair styles and headwear by Nicolas Jurnjack, Makeup by Val Garland, Styling by Katy England ~ETS
The direction in which it grows can affect which side of the body they favor when running
The design of this plaque is very subtlety divided into four quadrants by a very faint green pigment applied over the yucca, a technique I have not seen before on Hopi basketry. The two large designs with red appear to possibly represent an unmarried Hopi girl's hair whorl, but this is speculation on our part. It is conceivable that this was used in a ceremonial function relating to a young Hopi female.
Link Between Facial Hair Whorls and Horse 'Handedness' Reported
Irish researchers identified a unique link between equine motor laterality, or "handedness," and specific characteristics of facial hair whorls (trichoglyphs): right-handed horses had significantly more clockwise whorls whereas whorls were