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Retro Revival: Vintage Coiffeurs Make a Comeback

As a longtime admirer of vintage hairstyles, you can imagine my delight in the recent resurgence of retro coiffeurs in fashion magazines. After so many seasons of unkempt updos, the return of polished hairstyles is truly refreshing. Below are …

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Chapeau Chic: 3 Hat-friendly Hairstyles

December is finally here — ’tis the season for toques, tams, and snuggly ski caps to find their way into your daily dress code.

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Va-Va-Vivacious: Retro Beauty Tips Made Simple

Pin-up-pretty looks don’t have to be saved for special occasions. In fact, prep time can be kept to a minimum when you take tips from Pittsburgh-based makeup artist Adrienne Pace and hairstylist Lauren Tomarello, the gals responsible for the classic looks of our current Shop Our Outfits collection, Va-Va-Vivacious, featuring the ModStylists.

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Runway to Reality: How to Craft Thakoon’s Fall 2011 Yarn Updos

This fall, we wholeheartedly encourage you to play with your hair. In this fun video how-to, blog writer Erin will teach you how to fashion yarn-woven hairstyles inspired by those seen at Thakoon’s Fall 2011 collection. The Thai-American …

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Helmet-Friendly Hairdos for the Gal on the Go

It’s easy to make a favorite dress cycle-friendly (just add leggings) — but how does a lady style her hair? Wearing a helmet is a must, but the combination of humidity and the snug fit can impart less-than-comely creases …

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3 Glam Retro Hairstyles to Try Right Now

Looking for a bit of hair inspiration this summer? We teamed up with the lovely staff at San Francisco salon Watermelon Sugar to showcase a three vintage-inspired updos that are certain to inspire. Whether you’ve got plans to attend a …

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The Higher the Hair, the Closer to Mod: Stylebook Styling

Our latest stylebook, Fashionable Phenom, is all about empowering prints and groovy hues. Get down with this quick flick to see how hair stylist Marissa gave model Gnagna this 1970s-inspired ‘do. Think prismatic pairings of transitional pieces with …

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Don’t Mind If I ‘Do’?: These Mod Hairstyles Deserve Their Own Diplomas

Image via K. Horn

Today’s asymmetric cuts, ombré fades, and feather extensions complement current trends, but when it comes to special occasions like graduation, there’s something irresistible about retro hairstyles, like the ones in these vintage school photos. …

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How to Twist and Tie Your Favorite Headscarves

If you’ve ever admired the effortlessly cool elegance of a perfectly tucked turban, or the retro flair of a youthful bow headband, check out our collection of informative DIY videos! Blog writers Erin and Annie set out to create a lighthearted guide which demonstrates just how fun—and easy—it is to achieve some of today’s hottest accessory styles.

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Beauty DIY: Trim Your Own Bangs!

Essential Tools:
A sturdy styling comb with fine teeth
A pair of sharp beauty scissors

Ready? Follow these simple steps:

Start with dry hair, styled as usual.

1. Separate your bangs from the rest of your hair. Tie back the …

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Curls, The Ultimate Autumn Accessory


Images via Garbage Dress (left) and The Sartorialist

Have you ever noticed that the hair type opposite of your own is the one you most desire? My hair has been bowl cut short, Locks of Love-ready long, and everything …

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Waves of Whimsy: Get the Look!

Bold, on-trend vermilion lips and a youthful spin on the traditional French Twist inspired the beauty styling of our latest homepage, “Waves of Whimsy.” In between mascara touch-ups and feverish backcombing, we caught up with make-up artist Emily

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Top 10 Retro Hairstyle Trends

Curly Mullet, Louise Brooks Bob

Photos: Jennifer Boyer (left), Flickr user ballistikcoffeeboy

As time curls through the decades, many a new hairstyle rides the wave of popularity. Let’s take a look at which tresses have gone out with ‘bangs’ and which have gained a new …

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