by Kendra Van Cleave, First published for the July/August 2008 issue of Finery Hairstyles and headwear are inextricably linked in almost every era; hairstyles affect the shape and placement of the hat and vice versa. The “pompadour” popular in the 1890s belied its name. Rather than a large amount of volume, hair was dressed loosely but still simply and close […]
The most popular hairstyle in the Edwardian era was the pompadour. But not all Edwardian pompadour hairstyles require teasing and hairpins. These 1907 instructions show you how to create an Edwardian pinless pompadour with only a ribbon! The Edwardian hairstyle is easy and fast to make and can still be worn today!
One of my favourite ways to bring a bit of Edwardian charm into my day-to-day life is an Edwardian inspired hairstyle or two. They’re perfect for my long hair, and the ones I’ve devised are easy, elegant, and they wear … Continue reading →