1920's hairstyles for long hair - faux bob

1920’s Hairstyles for Long hair – Faux Bob

Bobbed hair in the 1920’s was not all about drastic crops. Many women happily held on to their locks and achieved 1920’s bob quite easily as Glamourdaze’s Tia Semer demonstrates. 1920’s Hairstyles Faux Bob Tutorial This long 1920’s hair style is achieved by creating pin curls around the head. Essentially, a pin curl is a section of hair that is…

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Hair Bangs – Vintage 1940’s Hairstyle Tutorials

Hair Bangs. From the bobbed hair of the 1920’s, the bumper bangs of the 1940’s, to the pin up bangs and rockabilly hairstyles of today. What are Bangs? The term bangs originated from horse grooming, “Bangs”, coming from “bang tail”. In the USA, the description of hair being cut “bang off”, in to a fringe, also popularized the word. In…

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Recession Fashion – 1930’s Dresses Take a Dive

Skirts Drop with the Index in 1930 Women’s Fashion of the 1930’s was inevitably influenced by the Wall Street Crash of October 24, 1929 and subsequent Great Depression. The Autumn, 1930 Sears Catalog admonished, “Thrift is the spirit of the day. Reckless spending is a thing of the past.” The beginning of the decade saw women sewing more. Clothing was…

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Victory Rolls – Vintage Hairstyles Tutorials

How to do Victory Rolls Victory rolls – one of the most copied pinup hair dos of the 1940’s. Waves, pin curls, bumper bangs, pompadours, the 1940’s was all about up dos ! Who Invented Victory Rolls ? No one. Hair rolls of all kinds were a la mode in 1940. With the advent of war, and the propensity for…

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Famous Short Bob Hairstyles of the 1920’s

Bobbed hair has come to stay forever and ever. Any and every attempt to stop the 1920’s short bob haircut by women has failed completely. Hollywood’s screen stars have done so much to make the 1920’s bobbed hairstyles so fashionable. Two thirds of today’s screen stars have short hair. It didn’t happen overnight. First there was the Irene Castle Bob. Then…

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1920's Hairstyles for Long Hair.

1920s Hairstyles for Long Hair – Pringle Bob 1924

1920s Hairstyles for Long Hair. In 1924, a year before the famous Pringle Shingle, actress Aileen Pringle creates a convincing bob with her long tresses. Aileeen Pringle is still not prepared to lose her lovely long tresses. So she has compromised on the 1920’s bob with this two-in-one coiffure. Here, Aileen looks like a girl who has never so much…

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Vintage Glasses – Top 20 Movie Appearances

Iconic Glasses and the Stars who Wore them – There is nothing like a trusty pair of glasses for an actor to assume a character. Oddly there have not been too many iconic performances by glasses on screen, and most of these are by men. For women, the total lack of vogue for eye wear was always a problem, and…

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Retro Sunglasses - Decade-by Decade Vintage Style

Retro Sunglasses – Decade-by-Decade Vintage Style

Wear the Correct Eye Frames to match your fashion era – Whether you’re a vintage clothing fan or just love retro styles, it’s always fun to take a bit from the past and incorporate it into your wardrobe. Each decade had iconic styles from the well-tailored looks of the 30s all the way to flamboyant outfits of the 70s. With…

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What Flappers Really Wore in the 1920’s

When you are pulling together a 1920’s costume for your next wedding shower or Gatsby dress party, know this – that the fringe flapper dress was rarely worn in the 1920’s The 1920’s Fringe Flapper Dress – Truth or Myth It’s so handy these days to grab an atypical 1920’s flapper dress on Amazon. There’s a huge array of flapper…

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How to Become a 1940’s Fashion Model

The Powers Girl – 1940’s Fashion Models in 1942 How to become a 1940’s fashion model. A rarely seen movie short called The Perfect Powers Girl by Minoco Productions. 1940’s Modelling Agencies – The Big Three Three names in the 1940’s dominated the fashion model business. John Robert Powers, Harry Conover, and after the war, former Powers girl and Conover…

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