September 16, 2016
There’s a reason why vintage hairstyles never go out of style. The glamorous heydays of Hollywood rushed forward sales of hair rollers and hairpins for good reason. Stars like Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, and Elizabeth Taylor made women – and men – everywhere swoon!
Hepburn’s up-do in Roman Holiday and her bouffant in Breakfast at Tiffany’s are recreated by many other celebrities as they walk the red carpet. These vintage hairstyles from the 1940s and on are adored by the stars and their fans to this day. As seen in the contemporary, romantic movie The Notebook, Rachel McAdams wears various vintage hairstyles for her character, sparking copycat selfies everywhere.
But, you don’t need to be a celebutante or starlet to rock these retro looks.
These invoking styles are the timeless way to step out in style. Whether you wear pinned up or victory curls, or long side-swept waves, an up-do or a bouffant, these vintage looks always class up your style. We love the soft face-framing elegance that you can wear to work, a girls’ night out, or even date night.
We especially love the vintage hairstyle how-tos that make your Halloween costume a snap.
If you’re like us and couldn’t be more obsessed with these throwback hairstyles, making you want to break out your mom’s roller set, we have you covered.
Recreating your own vintage hairstyles is made easier by these useful tutorials that we compiled just for you! Scroll on for the easy and elegant DIY ways to make vintage new all over again.
These particular styles are what really inspire us to recreate these fashionable looks!
Now that you’re feeling inspired, try these looks out yourself!
Did you need to use hair extensions to make some of these styles work? Maybe you want to try a shorter style, but your extensions are getting in the way. If you’re having trouble getting glued hair extensions out, try reading how to remove glued hair extensions.