While the bob is now symbolic of the 1920s woman, the style first made waves in 1915, when renowned ballroom dancer Irene Castle chopped her locks for convenience and unwittingly sparked a major trend.






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Scarlett Johansson's Retro Hairstyles

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Scarlett Johansson tends to favor classic looks, such as matte red lipstick and carefully-pinned, '50s-inspired curls. With her hair side-parted and elegantly curled, Johansson could easily pass for a 1960s starlet. The extra volume at Scarlett's crown - coupled with her ultra-dark eye liner - give this sleek ponytail a vintage feel. Check out more of Scarlett's hairstyles with our partner StyleBistro.com.Read Full Story

1920s Hairstyles on Today's Stars

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Salma Hayek arrives at the Hollywood Domino Game Launch benefitting The Art of Elysium. Getty images.There were quite a few curly bob hairstyles at the Hollywood Domino Game Launch benefitting The Art of Elysium this past weekend. The gala had a 1920's flapper theme, and while not all the attendees donned their best beaded dresses, many showed up with gorgeous 1920's hairstyles.Mexican screen goddess Salma Hayek sported a beaded headband over her simple low updo, styled to look like a short...Read Full Story
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