A trip back to the golden era of 50’s and 60’s may not be possible but giving yourself the same vintage look, is. You can dress up in knee long skirts, tie a neat headband around your head but with these 40 ideas on vintage hairstyles, you can definitely get in the groove of the things. These well-accumulated hairstyles that were made famous by the stunning and beautiful sex symbols 50’s and 60’s such as Grace Kelly, Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner, etc. They can be worn again to pay tribute to one of the most successful decades in the world of fashion.
#1 Pinup Your Style
This gorgeous lady is the wearing one of the most stylish pins on the side of her head. With all her front hair combed to the left and slight rolls at the end of it shows how graceful the last century hairstyles were. The back hair is tied in a messy bun style.
blondish touch to the brown hair is giving it a supreme look. The front hair is brought forward in fringes while the back is tied back with help of an artistic bow headband. The bottom of the hair is rolled and curled.
#3 Sophia Loren the Beauty
Sophia Loren was an absolute beauty and with her similar haircut, there are no wonders that she made a huge name for herself. This relatively orthodox hairstyle involves the side hairline with the front hair neatly put behind the ear. The shoulder length hair is cut in a curved fashion at the bottom.
#4 Retro Magic
This retro magic involves the brownish blonde hair rolled in a messy way on the side and back. The front hair is elegantly puffed up on the side with the length of the hair not reaching the shoulder. Instead, they are nested in each other.
#5 That 50's Look
Made famous by the extremely pretty Audrey Hepburn in the 50's, this hairstyle is all that you need when wanting some vintage inspiration. The hair is split into two, the front and the back. The back is rolled in tornado style as a bun while the front is then brought back to support the bun. The vital point is elegance and neatness.
#6 Lauren Bacall Remembered
This Lauren Bacall look is imitated in amazingly in this image. The red hair rolled with the help of age-old rollers from the top front side and at the back. To let the rolls, stay in place and in shape, the side hair is properly put behind the ear.
#7 Curls Look Emphatic
These blonde curls look as emphatic as they did on the black hair, Ava Gardner. The entire hairstyle has curls making their way from the mid to the end. The hair that touches a quarter length of the back, emulates the amazing vintage style.
#8 The Cat Woman
The hairstyle in the image imitates the impressive cat look. With the front hair brought forward in fringes, the sides are puffed up as per the car ears. The back and rest of the hair are tied back in a very pretty and sophisticated bun.
#9 Stunning Black Hair
The stunning jet black hair that is in a bob haircut has curls all over the sides and bottoms. This look reminds us of the awesome Grace Kelly who couldn't live very long but her styles are still making the rounds. The hair is straight on the front with on the ends rolled.
#10 Unmatched Grace
Hardly any hairstyle can match the grace of this vintage hairstyle that involves the front hair lump curled while the back hair is first brought together in a neat round bun. The rest of the hair are then left at the back. Very long hair is must for this hair style.
#11 Curls on the Roll
One thing that was famous with 90% of the hairstyles of the 50's and 60's was curls and they look very fashionable even to this date. This shoulder length blonde hair is firstly separated in two ways from the side hairline. The hair is then rolled till half way to add the right spice.
#12 Vintage and Trendy
This hairstyle does require a lot of effort and a handsome amount of curls. The blonde hair is partially curled at the bottom with a trendy red pin on the side. The front of the hair sees vintage two-way rolls faced each other.
#13 Ce Beau
Ce beau (this beautiful) look showcases the class of French women in the mid of last century. The red shiny hair is massively curled from the back to the front. Though, slightly longer than shoulder length, the hairstyle is very sleek.
#14 Sophistication Relived
Sophistication is relived in this all black look. The hair is split from the side of the head with the entire lot having a slightly messy look to it. The messy look shows a touch of curls all over this haircut.
#15 Up Do the Hair
The hair is up done in this hairstyle with the tight rolls taking the bottom hair in its grasp. The front is also curled to the side with the right-side hair covering them over. The red flower pin on the side is the real touch of 70's.
#16 The Beauty
You can call this look the beauty as the vintage style blends perfectly with the fashion today. The left side of the hair is slightly puffed up with the long hair left for curls. The bottom 4th quarter of the hair is curled.
#17 Marilyn Monroe the Sensational
If there is one actress that everyone remembers from the 60's was the sensational Marilyn Monroe. The bob haircut was given a totally new look by her. It sees the entire hair curled with the edges sitting perfectly on the sides and forehead.
#18 Retro Spy
This famous spy look of the James Bond films is evident here. The red is gracefully put on both sides with a hairline on the side. The bottoms are rolled and curled but only the 3rd quarter. The 2/3rd of the hair are straight and very stylish.
#19 Pins Are Beautiful
Adding of pins can completely change the outlook of a hairstyle. The haircut that has fringes lying on the forehead sees the rest of the hair tied in a bun at the back. The three pink, purple and red flower pinned on the side gives it a neat outdoor look.
#20 Absolutely Wow
Yes, the dressing is wow but with that hairstyle, the look is absolutely wow. The slightly longer than shoulder length hair are curled from the bottom to the half-length. Even the top of the hair which is elegantly put on either side have a messy look.
#21 Colorful Wavy
The short hairstyle that has a wavy curled look is dyed in various colors. The sizzling blue color on the top is matched with purple and red on the sides. The same color pattern is followed on both sides of this bob cut.
#22 Seductive Bun
Every bit of the hair is combed from the left to the right. The back hair is a tied knot that is put on the top of the head in a bun. The seductive look has no hair left on the side or back except for the ones that are tied in a bun. Very impressive.
#23 Black with a Touch of White
The hair is backcombed with a puff on the front. The rest of the hair are all tightly tied back in a braid style. The jet black hair is given a touch of white on the white to bring back the fond memories of the 70’s.
#24 Excellence in Curls
The shoulder length hair can be styled in several ways and one of it is shown in this image. The brown hair with highlights is curled from the top to the bottom. The hair has a sideline with both sides rolled unsystematically.
#25 Very Classy
This hairstyle has the best of two. The front is elegantly cut and shaped in fringes while the entire back is curled and left in a messy look. The two are separated by a typical 60’s headband which has a brown flower on the side.
#26 Roll Them Back
The persona of the 60’s is obvious in this hairstyle. The red hair is curled and rolled back from the front with the back ones left with slight curls at the bottom. The crimson red color ribbon separates the two in the most stylish of ways.
#27 Glamourous Tint
The tint of the glamourous 60’s shows in this ever so special hairstyle. With a tomboy look front, the hairstyle split into a few sides. The front is separated from the side which is pinned with a black flower while the back tied in an untidy way.
#28 Puffed in a Pyramid
Audrey Hepburn is one of the most iconic actresses of her time and her rocking style is shown in this puffed hairstyle of hers. The front hair is cut in fringes while the back hair is all puffed up and made into a pyramid style bun.
#29 Classical Waves
The classical waves are back and looking even more amazing in this hairstyle. The red hair is all tied at the back with the front and center having curled waves unsystematically overlapping the other in a typical vintage style.
#30 Urbane Yet Vintage
This hairstyle has a best of the past and present. The urbane style has the front and side hair combed back while the back hair is puffed backward. The back hair after the puff is left on the side with the bottoms curled beautifully.
#31 Hairband Is Back
The hairband is back in this look which was the mark of the 60’s. The black hairband is stretching the hair back with the bottom of the hair curled smartly. The shoulder length hair can be elegantly held back in this vintage way.
There is only one word that can explain this look and that is splendid. The hair is rolled upwards from the front with use of gel while the back is tied together very neatly in a bun. The hair has to be quite long for this hairstyle.
#33 Women Power
Women power is evident in this look as the hair are rolled with help of rollers in the front all the way back. The back hair is tied in a braid and pinned together. This requires a lot of effort as two different hairstyles are joint together.
#34 Retro It
When you do not use of which hairstyle to use then retro it. The front hair is curled right till the back of the head while the back lot is all brought together in a bumpy puff. The hairstyle requires the back hair to be rolled into each other well.
#35 Net the Puff
This hairstyle has a mixture of three different haircuts. The front has two curls rolled back with help of hair spray but the sides are puffed and combed back. The back of the hair is puffed and put together in a net.
#36 Graceful & Proper
This graceful look has all the hair combed and tied together properly. This neat look involves backcombing while the sides and back hair left straight. The left hair is backcombed but they are taking off from the side headline.
#37 Pinning the Curls
The entire lot of the hair are curled in this hairstyle. The right side, front, and center have all the hair curled while the left side sees the hair left straight and pinned to the back. Very impressive.
#38 18th Century Look
This 18th-century British look is a bit too vintage. The tied are curled and back combed in two sets. The front is separated from the back with a brown band. The curls are immaculate so is the look.
#39 The Babe Look
The hairstyle in this image is the babe look of the colorful 70’s. The hair is split into three sides with the right and left combed back smoothly. The center has a messy bun while the left over hair is all put on the side perfectly.
#40 The Hat Look
The hairstyle imitates the look of a hat. The front and sides of the hair are all curled and rolled in a round shape while the back hair is puffed up. The green ribbon is tied between the two.
If you are ever looking to give yourself a different look then go for these amazing vintage hairstyles.