When you think of hair styles from the 1920's, you typically imagine a flapper with a glossy short bob, or pin curls and finger waves. Not all women cut their hair off to achieve this look, however; some women pulled their hair into the nape of their neck and wound it in a neat chignon or knot, to create the illusion of a bob. Short hair was preferred though, as it was much easier to maintain and style in the elaborate do's of the day.
Women used water combs to style and set their wet hair, or combed and pinched their hair into finger waves, using styling lotion. Until their hairstyles were completely set, women would protect their hair with fine nets made of real human hair. Chemical treatments for "permanent" signature waves also became accessible.
Today women are bombarded with countless messages and images of how they are “supposed” to look in order to be considered attractive, and this was no different in the 1930s. As sports for women became more popular in recent years, the “boyish” athletic look was considered most desirable. This was until the late 1930s when […]
The swinging 60s was a fabulous decade for fashion, music, cars and social transformation, however some of the hairstyles of the time were better left in the past. Take a look below and tell us what you think! Via Vintage Everyday
Maude Fealy was one of the most beautiful actresses of the 1900s, whose career survived the silent film era into the talkie era. Here are some beautiful portraits of her from the early 20th century to the 1920s. Images via Vintage Everyday
Looking for finishing touches to add a splash of vintage flair to your outfit? You don’t have to wear vintage head to toe – key accessories can be just as effective. Highlights this week include Max Mara heels, unused vintage Elizabeth Arden dusting powder, K&S Studio suede heels and faux pearl choker. Click on the pics […]