Hair Styles Illustrated

Iconic Styles

When it comes to style, what’s old often becomes new again. This year, we expect to see these unforgettable looks from past decades made modern and fresh.
Illustration of short dark hair
Inspired by film stars, young women in the 1920s shocked their elders by cutting their Edwardian-style hair and getting a modern bob.
Illustration of bob haircut
At the start of the 1960s, women looked to the White House for hair inspiration and the bouffant became a widely-imitated look.
Illustration of short blonde hair
After a stick-thin model took fashion magazines by storm with the Pixie cut, women world-wide began to rethink their hair’s length in the mid-'60s.
Illustration of long dark hair
But not everyone was cutting their hair short in the '60s. Sometimes the ultra-long look was the way to go for an I-got-you style.
Illustration of long shag haircut
The shag brought face-framing feathered waves and texture to angels all over the globe in the 1970s.
The wedge leapt and spun into popularity in 1976, and was copied by athletes and fans of all ages.
Illustration of afro haircut
Also in the '70s, the afro became a powerful statement from Motown to Hollywood and pretty much everywhere in-between.
Illustration of longer shag haircut
All of your friends were wild about this multi-layered shaggy cut in the 1990s.

(Illustrations: Ashley Mary - @ashleymaryart)     
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