1920s Fashion – Create your own 1920’s style turban.

The latest report from our time traveling fashion correspondent Caroline Van Wycks – from 1926. The big craze this year was The 1920’s Flapper Turban! ZW4MPKGBYHPC The movie stars are all doing it, so we got directions for making this charming and inexpensive headdress for your own use. Step1. First, take a piece of soft, pliable silk – 36 inches…

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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 bob hairstyles which have turned heads, as well as the new rage from Paris – side whiskers! Bob haircuts are ruled by shear beauty. The scissors menace the last few hairs of the Edwardians. Famous Bob Hairstyles of 1926 Irene Castle started it –…

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Short Bob Haircuts – 12 Classic 1920’s Hairstyles

Short Bob Haircuts of the 1920’s Published by the US National Hairdressers Association in 1924 – 12 popular 1920’s short bob haircuts guide for women seeking to crop or bob their hair. The headline read “If you must do it – then show these guides to your local barber!” Serious business indeed. Well girls here they are again – 12…

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Clara Bow Makeup Tutorial – 1920’s Hollywood

Clara Bow Makeup Tutorial – 1920’s Hollywood. A quirky no nonsense 1920s makeup video tutorial from Courtney Bes Green. I think this girl has really nailed the Clara Bow hair and makeup look. She really resembles her at the finish. ” I started by pin curling my hair – not especially neat – as Clara Bows hair is quite fluffy,…

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Downton Abbey – What 1920s fashions to look out for

Check out the official “ Downton Abbey fashion Era ” Pinterest pages by Glamourdaze. Downton Abbey – What 1920s fashions to look out for Hairstyles and makeup take a decided 1920s turn with short crops and bobs – finger waves or ‘Marcel waves’ as they were known in the 20’s thanks to their creator French hair designer Francois Marcel. Scott…

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Classic Retro Glamour – 1920’s inspired hairstyle

When one comes across a genuine talent for recreating the art of era-makeup and hairstyles – you gotta spread the word. We’re proud to have her as a pal too.  Classic Retro Glamour.

The Rise and Fall of the 1920’s Flapper

Short history of the iconic 1920’s flapper.Where did she come from, the dresses, hats, hairstyles, make up looks and swimwear styles. Where did the 1920’s Flapper come from? In 1929, a famous New York Times article by Mildred Adams declared ‘ The Death of the 1920’s Flapper’ and in many ways, her declaration was true. ” Time had once again…

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The Artist – The People behind the Hairstyles and Make-up

Glamourdaze has already written in-depth posts on 1920’s Make-up and 1920’s Hairstyles, and we were delighted that Julie Hewett – the Make-up Designer for The Artist has agreed to be interviewed by Glamourdaze . More on that soon. In the meantime we’ll take a quick look at her work on this amazing film. To achieve a genuine and convincing make-up…

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Flapper Hairstyles – A 1920’s Revolution

1920’s Flapper Hairstyles Revolution Bobbed hair was first made popular by dancer Irene Castle, as far back as 1916, is the definitive hairstyle look for the 1920’s. Known as the Castle Bob it was simply a tousled straight round cut that was level with the lobes of the ears. As the 1920’s advanced, it became synonymous with the flapper look….

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1920’s Women in Colour – Beautiful

1920s Women shot in Autochrome Color – Not very often does one come across color imagery of women’s fashion and dress looks from the 1920’s, but the National Geographic Stock Online have some stunning color photographs for sale of late 1920s women from different parts of the world – all taken around the same time period. Enjoy ! You can…

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