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How to create 24 hot hairstyles from the summer of '77

How to create 24 hot hairstyles from the summer of ’77

Curl it. Cut it. Blow it dry. Brush it. Tuck it. Let it fly. There's no one way with summer '77 hairstyles. Kenneth has done 24 marvelous styles for us, so now is the time for a pretty change! So pick a new do, get ready to enjoy a great summer.
Dorothy and Munchkins in the Wizard of Oz movie - 1939

Fantasy in fashion: The Wizard of Oz costumes (1939)

How were the Wizard of Oz costumes created for the classic movie, starring Judy Garland? See some of the original sketches of the fairylike, frolicsome and sprightly costumes that were an outstanding feature of this fantasy.
A fashionable fire A strange way to model '60s nightgowns

A fashionable fire: A strange way to model ’60s nightgowns

Surprised in the night by a five-alarm fire, rescued before there was a chance to change, each (luckily) was caught in something so devastatingly pretty, she didn't feel the least bit flustered about going out in the world. Moral: The right way to be rescued is in the nicest nighties you can find.
Beauty and fashion hairspray

The ultimate ’80s beauty basic: Hairspray

19-year-old Debbie was not even born during the heyday of the bubble, the beehive, the flip and the bouffant hairstyles -- yet, she regularly performs a grooming ritual that dates back to that other era: she is a hair-spray fanatic.
Tie dye how-to for satin

Turn on the colors! How to tie-dye clothes (’60s & ’70s)

Tie-dye is an ancient method of fabric design being revived by swinging do it-yourselfers and top designers. The results are vibrant designs that may range from geometric patterns to overall, lush organic effects. Experimenting with various knots, folds and colors will produce unexpectedly delightful designs.
Miss Lina Cavalieri circus

Women: How to gain weight (1918)

Hot chocolate. Roast beef. Bread with butter. Naps. No, this isn't the ideal vacation, but tips on how to gain weight from a famous actress of long ago.

The artichoke hairstyle of 1961

The artichoke hairstyle is a casual, layered cut, with the layers tanning out, petal fashion, from the center of the crown -- or what would be the stem area of the real artichoke.