Victorian Updo:  Women in the mid- to late-1800s grew their hair long but opted to wear it swept up—typically with a little pouf and some curls to cover the forehead—so that it didn’t interfere with their ever-important daily chores around the house.

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Victorian Updo: Women in the mid- to grew their hair long but opted to wear it swept up—typically with a little pouf and some curls to cover the forehead—so that it didn’t interfere with their ever-important daily chores around the house.

Contemporary version of the classic "Gibson Girl" updo which was originally popular from the late Victorian Era through the Edwardian Era.

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Before Pintrest, articles like this from 1882 would teach the latest hairstyles. I think I'd need a few more steps! Me too!

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Out of the thousands of fashion plates held by the department, the ones from the and never fail to astonish with their depictions of lustrous and abundant hairstyles.

In this video I'm going to show you how to recreate a basic, iconic Gibson Girl… I love that so many women are sharing this show there are still women that love this style. Where are they?!                                                                                                                                                                              More

In this video I'm going to show you how to recreate a basic, iconic Gibson Girl… (Victorian Hair Tutorial)

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So good! Except for the loose curls in the face. (A young woman in profile, 1898. Photo by Maurice Bremard.)

Studienkopf, Photographer: Maurice Bremard, France, Journal: Die Kunst in der Photographie 1898

Contemporary carte de visite, 1870s                                                                                                                                                                                 More

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Photography & styling: Zhang Jingna Hair: Nicoletta Gauci Makeup: Lindsey Rivera Model: Alli Cripe/Photogenics Photo Assistant: Matthew Chretien Special thanks: Errol Higgins Studio

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