Gannicus’ hair appreciation post.
Hair Stylings, 1910s via The New York Public Library
Hairstyles of the 1920s created more controversy in hair fashion than in any other period of American culture. And one hairstyle, known simply as 3/4 ‘the bob’, would be at the center of this great debate. First introduced during the Great War, the bob haircut would eventually cause a revolution in the way women would wear their hair 3/4 forevermore.(x)
From left to right: Gloria Swanson, Joan Crawford, Jessie Matthews, Clara Bow, Yvonne Printemps, Pauline Stark, Constance Talmadge, Josephine Baker, Madame Lucien Lelong.
The Evolution of Women’s Hair in Four Minutes