You replicate vintage hairstyles, of course!
Whether you are short-haired, long-haired or looking for the perfect bridal hair, we are counting down ways on how you can achieve Instagram-worthy vintage hairstyles just for you!
Vintage Hairstyles for Long Hair
1960s Hair Flip
I am pretty sure you have at some point in your childhood watched a rerun or two of the hit 60s TV show Bewitched. The next retro hairstyle that we are featuring is popularized by Samantha played by Elizabeth Montgomery. This playful hairstyle suits blondes, brunettes, redheads, everyone really! You can even add a silk scarf as a headband. Powder Doom has this step-by-step .
Brigitte Bardot’s Half Updo
Here in SammyDVintage, we have a favorite mantra when it come to hair: Big hair, don’t care!
Part sex kitten, part bombshell, this voluptous hairstyle is for vintage gals who want everyone’s eyes on them. This is a fairly easy hairstyle with most of the work to be done is teasing, teasing and teasing some more! Be sure to be very gentle to not damage your hair. You can see the rest of the tutorial for this voluptous hairstyle at .
Reminiscent of Audrey Hepburn’s hairstyle in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, the high chignon has been making a comeback in both high fashion and casual street style. Perfect to be paired a fancy , you can accessorized this vintage updo wedding hairstyle with elaborate headbands and hair chains. Mimi & Taylor has this .
Vintage Hairstyles for Short Hair
Want everybody to comment that you look like a Hollywood starlet circa ? Then you better start reading ‘s take on the popular victory roll hairstyle for the era. Pair this with a and some kitten heels, you are sure to have a day filled with compliments as you go about your business around town.
This vintage-inspired hairstyle is especially made for shorter lengths as recreating this on longer hair might result to it losing shape. Popularized by Bettie Davis and Joan Baker, us modern vintage fashionista can recreate the look with the right products and technique. Perfect for summertime, you can check out .
Bettie Page Bangs
This is the iconic girl hairstyle! I can imagine this on someone wearing a polka-dotted halter pinup dress, some cute red pumps and perhaps even accessorized with a red polka dot headband. Just imagining it is giving me some real trendy rockabilly vibes. Fashionista has the scoop on how to maintain this not-for-the-faint-of-heart hairstyle.
Vintage Wedding Hairstyles
The Gibson Roll
This vintage wedding hairstyle is so easy that even brides can do it themselves. Armed with just a rubber band, some bobby pins and hairspray, vintage brides will just spend less than 10 minutes recreating this DIY wedding hairstyle from Cup of Jo. It is also pretty much weather-proof so you do not have to worry about it frizzing up as you dance the night away to celebrate your marriage. This plus your will surely make you the star of your special night!
The late and great Amy Winehouse popularized this hairstyle for the modern vintage fashionista. Coming from the page boy and bouffant hairstyles, this hairstyle was actually developed by a hair salon owner from Illinois. This is a suitable long-haired vintage wedding hairstyle because the longer the hair, the higher the beehive. A bride wearing a tea-length wedding dress will look great in this hairstyle! Beauty vlogger Hannah Johnson has a video tutorial at .
Veronica Lake Waves
Want to turn your limp hair into vavavoom curls on your ? Well, you have to give a whirl. Channel your inner femme fatale ala Veronica Lake as you entertain your guests with champagne in hand with your peekaboo waves. A top-down car driving off to sunset with your partner is completely optional.