20 Of The Most Famous Hairstyles Throughout History
Julia Brucculieri, The Huffington Post Canada
Like fashion trends, hairstyles come and go. But some last well beyond the years of those who wear them.
History has seen some great hairstyles throughout the years, many of which continue to be imitated today. Take Marilyn Monroe's glamour waves, for example. The actress' flirty blond 'do became one of her main identifiers, and today, the style has become a red carpet staple (as seen on stars like Gwen Stefani, Katherine Heigl, and Christina Aguilera).
And then there's Bettie Page's jet black hairstyle, complete with straight baby bangs, which has provided inspiration for the likes of Katy Perry and Dita Von Teese.
Jane Austen often wore her hair styled with just a few curls poking out from under her headpiece.
Venus' Extra Long And Flowing Mane
Boticelli, The Birth Of Venus, 1486, Tempera On Canvas
Venus' flowing locks are angelic, soft, and ridiculously enviable. If only we could grow manes this luscious...
The Beatles' Mop Tops
Who could forget the Beatles' famous mop tops? Never has helmet hair been so beloved.
Mia Farrow's Pixie Cut
Mia Farrow's pixie is one of the most memorable cuts ever. It showed off her gorgeous features and proved to be chic, effortless, and yes, still sexy. In the past few years, it's made a major comeback, with stars like Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Watson, and Michelle Williams chopping their locks.
Julius Caesar's Laurel Wreath
Famous for sporting a laurel wreath on his head, Ceasar liked to keep his hair short and close to his head.
Brigitte Bardot's Effortless Updo
No one can wear this style quite like Bardot did. And no matter how many times we try to recreate it, it will never be the same.
Anna Wintour's Bob
Bruce Glikas via Getty Images
So, Anna Wintour may not be quite a historical figure, but we'd say that since the editrix has been sporting the hairstyle for over 20 years, it deserves a spot on this list.
Bettie Page's Jet Black Locks And Baby Bangs
Perhaps the most iconic pinup hairstyle of all, bettie Page's black 'do has been inspiration for the likes of Katy Perry and Dita Von Teese.
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