30 Iconic Retro and Vintage Hairstyles

There have always been icons of style whose signature images are presently considered timeless: Marilyn Monroe, Veronica Lake, Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot and many others. Today their hairstyles are copied with slight modern updates for the biggest events. Vintage hairdos are paired with the most elegant evening gowns and expressive make ups to come up with the classiest and most feminine looks. Since fashion is cyclic, everything comes around. So why not to look into the past for inspiration? They say everything the best in this world was invented long ago. Well, anyway, past can always give us some brilliant concepts to work on.

#18: Enlarged Chignon with a Swirl

Check out the size of that chignon. It’s wonderfully full. A great idea of a sleek formal updo for long thick hair or extensions. Those little extra details like the swirl at the base of the chignon and the pinned side bangs bring individuality to the classic updo.

18 formal chignon for long thick hair