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1950s hairstyles to wear with hats

Monday, March 21, 2016

I'm dusting off some spring hats this afternoon to freshen them up for the season. I've had a lot of questions about what types of hairstyles you should wear under a hat so here are a couple of simple, quick ideas from Senior Prom magazine, March 1951

1950s Senior prom teen fashion and beauty vintage magazine

how to style hair to wear with a vintage hat 1950s magazine article

how to style hair to wear with a vintage hat 1950s magazine article

how to style hair to wear with a vintage hat 1950s magazine article

Also see my (ancient) video for how to style quick hair with a 1940s tilt hat
Sew a quick pill box hat with my tutorial at The Vintage Post



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7 Responses to “1950s hairstyles to wear with hats”

  1. I love your posts with old original styling guides. Especially this one about the bangs as I am thinking of getting my hair cut with "Audrey Hepburn" style bangs soon.

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  2. I love it! I've for so long wanted to know how everyday people styled their hair for hat wear. Thank you for sharing this. It is super helpful.

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  3. Wow the fringe is so much shorter than the accepted norm today

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  4. Those short bangs! Wow. I won't even do long bangs now because I hate trying to grow them out. I love those vintage hats.

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  5. Is that a book or a magazine? Whatever it is I need it! Never know what to do with my hair (yours looks amazing, btw).

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  6. Such classically lovely styles. Photos like this drive home just how wildly flattering above-the-shoulder styles can be on many different face types.

    Thanks so much for the great share!

    ♥ Jessica

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  7. Thank you for posting the image with the bangs. I have short retro-style bangs and usually either blow-dry or flat iron them. Or both. This will save me a lot of heat damage.

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