Fashion, like life, is cyclical. What once was popular in the rag trade is now anathema in the fickle eye of public opinion. And what was scoffed at and cast aside has climbed back onto the catwalk and is sashaying its way down the runway, hoping to reclaim the crown and be hailed as chic once again. Modern fashion is having a love affair with the past and we’re all winning because of it, vintage looks are back. The hair trends of yesteryear have kicked down the door to the present and brought a bridge to the past with them. Here are some of the hottest old looks that should be burning their way into your closet along with the hairstyle to pair it with.
Leave the gender roles, take the sweaters: The cardigan sweater of the 50s is back where it belongs, draped around the shoulders of daring fashionistas and catching the wandering eyes of any boys next door.
Hairstyle Match: Try out the James Dean-inspired pompadour to give this wholesome girl next door classic a modern edge.
Circle the skirts and head back to the knee: The 50s are far from dead and the circle skirt is one of the biggest reasons. What was once a fixture of a more demure age is turning heads now. Pair this with some of the other items on this list and you’ll be the fashion queen of dreams from both then and now.
Hairstyle Match: Pair your knee length shirt with a shoulder length do, rock either the classic Elizabeth Taylor soft curls or the cascading waves of an old Hollywood look.
The wind cries fabulous: The 60s are known as the age of youthful rebellion and their uniform was fantastic. Micro minis and platform shoes have been strutting around town on the hips and feet of some of America’s hottest pop icons and unless you hop on the train, you’ll be left in the past. And not the good kind.
Hairstyle Match: In 1968 Mia Farrow shook the very foundations of Hollywood and the fashion world alike by turning her back on the idea that female fashion icons had to have long hair when she got a pixie cut for her role in the classic, “Rosemary’s Baby.” The hair, the mini, the shoes, soon Castevet and his cronies – not to mention everyone else – will be worshiping you. Visit the best salon in Miami, Red Market to get these timeless hairstyles.