Synopses & Reviews
Whether the aim is to look like Rita Hayworth, Veronica Lake, or Brigitte Bardot, this retro-gorgeous tome provides everything needed to create authentic hairdos Filled with step-by-step instructions, tips, techniques, and detailed photographs, this resource to recreating hairstyles from the 1930s to the 1960s puts retro glamour right at readers' fingertips. It outlines essential equipment, and offers photos of each step of the process. It also offers photos of a classic icon showcasing each style as well as a popular contemporary recreation of the looksuch as Marlene Dietrich's and Christina Aguilera's takes on finger waves, or the bouffants of both Jackie Kennedy and Joan Holloway. Whether for a special party or event, a night out, or just for fun, this must-have book breaks down the steps to recreating the decadence and fun of vintage styles, and is filled with inspirational images and tips on make-up and accessories.
"Fun, informative, and beautifully designed, this is an inspiring introduction to classic hairstyles."Library Journal Xpress Reviews
About the Author
Belinda Hay owns her own vintage and contemporary salon, the Painted Lady, and has created style guides for the staff of a retro bowling alley.