Brides-to-be of yesteryear may not have had a Pinterest board full of wedding hairstyles with lush loose curls, bohemian braids, and whimsical flower crowns, but the to-be-wedded ladies of decades past certainly weren't short on bridal beauty fads.
From the Victory rolls of the 1940s to the voluminous teased tresses of the '80s, wedding hairstyles have gone under a mane metamorphosis throughout the years, changing just as dramatically as wedding dress trends. Remember those big puffy sleeves on your mother's wedding gown? Or your grandmother's up-to-there neckline? Well, those ever-changing fashions had 'dos to match...
Up or down? Glam or natural? Veil or no veil? Brides have always debated over how to style their big day tresses. But while brides of today may be mulling over flower crowns and beachy waves, the Gatsby gals of the 1920s were donning Juliet caps and silky veils. A decade later, it was all about delicate finger waves and shoulder-length locks. In the 1950s, 'Betty Bangs' were the beauty must-have. And by the 1960s, bridal beehives had reached new heights. See? Even without a Pinterest account, vintage brides had no shortage of styles to choose from!
Surprised by these decades of 'dos? You're not alone. In fact, Fairmont rounded up a Rapunzel-length list of wedding hairstyles and our own locks are curling in shock over these dramatically changing trendy tresses. From elaborate headpieces to wispy waves, these are wedding 'dos that dominated each decade — plus, why they became so darn popular among brides-to-be.
Oh, and if you were searching for some vintage beauty inspo, look no further! Whether you're a 1970s flower child at heart or know The Great Gatsby word for word, a vintage wedding 'do might be just the thing to don for your own "I dos."
Now, without further ado, let's get to the mane event, shall we?
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