Iconic Bob hairstyles of the 1920’s

It’s 1926 and Hollywood’s Photoplay looks at the current crop of 1920s hairstyles, in particular the bobs which have turned heads, as well as the new rage from Paris – side whiskers!
Bobs are ruled by shear beauty. The scissors menace the last few hairs of the Edwardians.

1-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s---Irene-Castle

1-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s—Irene-Castle

Irene Castle started it – at least in the US. Her feet made her famous. Came the “Castle Clip” and fame arose to her head.

2-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s---Pola-Negri

2-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s—Pola-Negri

Enter “Passion” Enter Pola Negri, also a new and provocative and pleasing bob. And a new idol!

3-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s---Blanche-Sweet

3-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s—Blanche-Sweet

Then then Blanche Sweets blonde aureole bob brought many damsels to the irons.

4-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s---Gloria-Swanson

4-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s—Gloria-Swanson

Advent of the Gloria Shingle [ Gloria Swanson] sent flappers to the bobber shops to have their hair “manhandled”

5-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s---Colleen-Moore

5-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s—Colleen-Moore

The Uncurled Bob was introduced by Colleen Moore. It was made for the film “Flaming Youth”

Side whiskers are the newest peril from Paris. watch for the bald-headed rage!

6-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s---Aileen-Pringle

6-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s—Aileen-Pringle

Came Aileen Pringle and the “Pringle Shingle”. Came cars, came “beau-catchers”. came fame to Aileen!

7-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s---Marion-Davis

7-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s—Marion-Davis

Followed by the Beverly Bob presented by Marion Davies. Hair shorter than short. More daring than Dad’s!

8-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s--Billie-Dove

8-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s–Billie-Dove

The crowning glory goes the way of other crowns. How could you, Billie Dove?

9-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s--Virginia-Valli

9-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s–Virginia-Valli

Virginia Valli’s bob is one of the newest revenges on the Seven Sunderland Sisters.

10-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s--Leatrice-Joy

10-Iconic-Bob-Hairstyles-of-the-1920s–Leatrice-Joy

Paris orders hair on the cheeks. Look what side-whiskers would do to Leatrice Joy!

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