If you are looking for something classic and timeless, you can’t go wrong with a 50’s hairstyle. You may think that your current hairstyle is modern but you might be surprised. Some of the hairstyles that you are wearing right now came from your mother’s generation. The pixie cut, for example, has been around forever, it’s not a modern look but it has changed a bit over the years. Vintage hairstyles are making comebacks that we never thought we would see.
Some of the best hairstyles that we have these days came from a different generation. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and see if we can have you looking like a pinup model in no time.
Check out these 71 Amazing 50’s Vintage Hairstyles That You Will Love:
- Marilyn Monroe Style
You won’t find a more iconic vintage style than the one that Marilyn Monroe sported for many years. If you are looking for a short style, then this would be a great choice.
2. The Common Coif
This would be a great look for a formal event. If you need a show-stopping look, then you can’t go wrong with this one.
3. The Pinup Girl
This vintage style has a large Gerry curl in the front. If you love the look of the old pinup models, then you are sure to love this style.
4. A Short Style
This is an adorable look that will make you feel like you were part of the movie The Notebook.
5. Bold Bombshell
Who wouldn’t want a sexy look like this one? It’s got all the volume you need to have heads turning wherever you go.
6. Flipped Look
This is a classic style from the ’50s. If you love the vintage look, then this is a style that you are going to want to try out.
7. Using A Headband
Headbands and bows were pretty popular styles and it often made a sleek style look elegant and sweet. You could hardly be considered to be a rebel in a style like this one.
8. High Styles
Who says a ponytail can’t look classy? They really knew how to make iconic looks.
9. Curly Cue
This gorgeous style has some serious curls to it. The coifed look is one that is sure to turn heads wherever you go. If you have an elegant event or a wedding in the future, then you are sure to love this style.
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10. Messy Styles
They even had messy styles back then and this one would be so easy to manage. Why wouldn’t you want a style as cool as this one?
11. Cool Looks
Katherine Heigl took a page right out of Marilyn Monroe’s book and showed off the blonde bombshell style. It’s a class and elegant look that you are sure to love.
12. Tight Curls
This Hawaiian inspired style is one for the books. It’s tight curls close to the head and it would be a great updo for someone who is looking for a fun summer style.
13. The Loose Look
If you like your hair long and loose, then this would be a great style for you to choose from.
14. Edgy Icons
Kat Vin Dee is one lady that loves the vintage look, she also likes to be provocative and edgy. She brings a whole new level to the look of a vintage vixen.
15. Gorgeous Looks
This is the kind of style for a woman that likes to turn heads. It’s glamorous and sexy and not for the faint of heart.
16. Red Headed Vixen
Who doesn’t love a redhead, we all do! This style is simple and can be worn anywhere.
17. Bold Looks
If you want a look that is sure to catch the eye, then you must try out this style. It’s classic and has more volume than you will need.
18. Glamour Styles
Another glamorous style that you can wear to your next event.
19. Cool Vintage Vibes
A great style that would look amazing at your next event.
20. Simple Styles
If you like a casual look, then you can’t go wrong with this one.
21. Sleek Pixie
Pixies will always be in style. This one is cool and collected and truly unique. It’s somewhere in between a pixie and a bob.
22. Gorgeous Glamour
An amazing style like this is truly unique and one that will put a smile on your face.
23. Interesting Curls
This dramatic style is one for the ages. If you are looking for a cool new style, then you are sure to love this one.
24. Elegant Looks
If you like the polished look, then you can’t go wrong with this gorgeous style.
25. Simple Looks
A simple look like this can be worn anywhere. Try it out and see how you like it.
26. Cool Sweet Looks
A coifed look like this would be great for the office. It’s professional and one of a kind.
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27. Big Bows
Big bows were definitely a thing in the 50’s and if you like a look that is dramatic, then you can’t go wrong with this look.
28. Pin Curls
There are many different styles that you can create with pin curls. There are only a couple in this look and it creates a style that would be great for your next formal event.
29. Tying The Hair Up
Women did this sort of thing if they wanted to keep their hair nice while they did chores. Nowadays that’s really not the case. But this cute look could still be worn during a day where you are
30. Iconic Looks
A great style that you are sure to love. Elizabeth Taylor made this look iconic and it will never go out of style.
31. Trendy Looks
Taylor Swift really pulls off the vintage look really well. This is a perfect example of how you can wear vintage looks in the modern day and still look amazing.
32. Fashion Styles
This is another glamorous look that we could totally see going on the runway during fashion week.
33. Wavy Styles
This style will have you feeling like Jessica Rabbit. It’s silky smooth and so beautiful.
34. Old Fashioned Styles
These styles are certainly very dated and old-fashioned. It’s not the kind of styles that you are likely to see nowadays.
35. Curled Bang
Another stunning style that is unique and gorgeous. It’s a glamorous style that is sure to have people talking at your next event.,
36. Edgy Looks
This is a great example of what you can do with an old pixie style. Create a mohawk with it and blow the crowd away. You don’t get much edgier than this cool look.
37. Polished Looks
This girl was legendary when it came to style so anything that you match of hers is sure to be a win. Try it out for yourself and see how many compliments you get.
38. Siren Styles
The vintage styles are popular because we don’t see a lot of Old Hollywood glamour anymore. This style would blow away the guests at your next event.
39. Classic Looks
If you like a classic look that is timeless, then you can’t go wrong with this look. Try it out for yourself and see how much you love it.
40. Stylish Ponytails
If you want to take your style up a notch, then try out this classy and fun ponytail style. It’s an amazing look that you could easily wear to a formal event.
41. High Class
Another high-class style that is sure to put a smile on your face.
42. Sleek Styles
This is a gorgeous and sleek style that any girl would love. You will surely feel like a movie star with this style.
43. Icy Blonde Styles
This style is truly stunning on Rachel McAdams. She takes us back to another time.
44. Cool And Collected
Another polished look for someone who likes things to be put together nicely.
45. Goddess Styles
You will feel like a goddess if you take this style to your next event or wedding.
46. Bold Looks
A great look for people with short hair. It’s the Old Hollywood Glamour styles that are sure to put a smile on your face.
47. Casual Styles
A cool style like this is very simple and you can wear it anywhere.
48. Cute Curls
If you like the pixie cut, you can achieve that with curls as well.
49. Damsel Styles
This is the kind of style that is sure to make you feel like you were born in another era.
50. Silky Bang
Another great look that has a sweeping bang. It’s the kind of look that people will be talking about all night.
51. Glamour Styling
Here’s another great style that is done with a ribbon.
52. Curls For Days
A great look like this has a precious style that is one of a kind.
53. High Top Styles
54. Cute Styles
Another cute style that you are sure to love is one where you can just set the hair aside with a flower.
55. Glamorous Updos
A great style that is one of a kind. This is a classy look that would be great for a formal event.
56. Long Ponytail
This sleek ponytail looks like it is fun and sporty. You could easily wear this to a sporting event.
57. Wedding Styles
A great style like this is truly stunning. It would be the perfect look for a wedding. If you are looking for something showstopping, then this is the one for you.
58. Unique Looks
Another great look that you are sure to love.
59. Sexy Styles
This is a sexy style that you are sure to love wherever you go.
60. Elegant Looks
Try this style on for size and you are sure to receive a ton of compliments.
61. Legendary Styles
You really can’t go wrong with an Audrey Hepburn style. Her styles over the years have always been iconic.
62. Short and Sweet
Another great look that is really short. If you have naturally curly hair, then this is a great look for you. It’s bold and attractive.
63. Gorgeous Updo
A look like this is exactly what you need for your wedding. The look is very formal, so whatever event you are using it for you have to have the dress to match it.
64. Glamour Styles
If you like feeling like a princess, then you are sure to love this look. It’s everything that you could ask for in a style.
65. Flowing Locks
If you like a look that is long and loose, then you are sure to love this one. It’s got a subtle wave to it and her hair is naturally thick as well.
66. Bouncy Curls
This is still a very popular look right now and one that you are sure to love.
67. Bold Waves
A great style like this is very flattering.
68. Golden Locks
This vintage style is sure to turn heads wherever you go.
69. Bold Styling
These looks are great for a night out on the town. Depending on the outfit you are wearing, you can choose to leave your hair down or pull in up in a bandana like this one.
70. Simple Looks
Another simple look that has one curl in the front and the rest of the hair is pulled back in a bandana.