Monday, 7 April 2014

HAIRSTYLES for VINTAGE WEDDING DRESSES, Part 3: 1970s, and short hair.

Dear Reader

In the last of three posts about hairstyles to suit vintage wedding dresses, I'd like to finish with 1970s-inspired styles, and some gorgeous looks for short hair.
Heavenly Vintage Wedding Blog: vintage-inspired hairstyles, 1970s style braids

1970s 
For me, Farrah Fawcett typifies the 1970s look, with her tumbling sexy curls. But a literal interpretation is not what this is about, and I think the more relaxed dresses of the 1970s look great with softer styles in general. Plaits and braids are everywhere on the catwalk at the moment, and really work with this look. 
Heavenly Vintage Wedding Blog: vintage-inspired hairstyles, Farah Fawcett with tumbling curls
Heavenly Vintage Wedding Blog: vintage-inspired hairstyles,1970s style loose waves and braids
So to complement a 70s vintage wedding wedding dress, I'd recommend a combination of different sizes of plaits combined. And adding fresh flowers is very hard to beat for a boho 70s vibe!
Heavenly Vintage Wedding Blog: vintage-inspired hairstyles, 1970s style braids
Lots of lovely inspiration for these loose sexy styles below...
Heavenly Vintage Wedding Blog: vintage-inspired hairstyles, 1970s style braids
Heavenly Vintage Wedding Blog: vintage-inspired hairstyles, Farah Fawcett with tumbling curls
Heavenly Vintage Wedding Blog: vintage-inspired hairstyles, 1970s style braids
Heavenly Vintage Wedding Blog: vintage-inspired hairstyles, 1970s style braids
Heavenly Vintage Wedding Blog: vintage-inspired hairstyles, 1970s style braids

SHORT HAIR
In a complete contrast to the length of 1970s boho styles, short hair can be super-stylish too - and can work with vintage wedding dresses from any decade. 
Think of Anne Hathaway channelling Audrey Hepburn, for inspiration...!
Brazilian-American actress Morena Baccarin always knows how to wear her gorgeous short hair, dressing it up with waves. Here she wears it softer in the first images, then more retro and longer in the second. Both looks are very glamorous and would work beautifully with many different vintage wedding dresses. 
To end my post, one lady who really knows how to make an impact with short hair is Lupita Nyongo. These three red-carpet looks are all very different and each is quite vintage in feel. 
Thanks for stopping by to look at these lovely styles - I hope you've found some inspiration! I'll be back later this week with a post on gorgeous real vintage bride Molly.
Love
Helena
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