Vintage is one look that never goes out of style. Most celebrities draw inspiration from the ultra glam past, sometimes occasionally like Scarlett Johansson and sometimes more frequently, like Taylor Swift. There is just something special about the bold curls and intricate hairstyles that has as much impact today as ever.
If you’re looking for a hairstyle with that je ne sais quoi, check out these pictures of vintage updos!
It’s not just the retro hairstyles that are fabulous but the accessories too, especially opulent 1920s era headpieces. Capture the decadent spirit of Great Gatsby’s roaring twenties with jewel-encrusted headbands, luxurious feathers, and dazzling designs. These hair accessories are perfect with low updos as well as the short bobs that emerged at the time.
Victory rolls aka liberty rolls was a popular style demonstrating patriotism in the 1940s. They were also the hairstyle of choice for many of the women going to work during World War II because it keeps hair off the face in an ultra feminine way. Today, victory rolls are a cool hairstyle for anyone who loves retro glam. They are frequently worn without bangs but if you have them, try this vintage curled fringe.
Starlets like Rita Hayworth frequently wore their victory rolls with the rest of hair in soft pin curls. This fun look takes a cue from old Hollywood with a half up hairstyle that gets extra impact from bold red hair.
Liberty rolls were originally inspired by the loop of exhaust left behind by dynamic fighter plane maneuvers. Other retro updo hairstyles incorporate the swooping rolls in creative ways, like this asymmetrical look above. The back is tied with an adorable anchor scarf but any vintage pattern you like will work, especially polka dots.
To create an original and unique hairstyle combine vintage elements with modern and finish it all with hair accessories. This dramatic bridal looks is retro from the front, a curly updo from the back, and something else altogether from the side. What a stunning look for a bride or any event that you want all eyes on you.