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Victorian Hairstyles: a short history, in photos

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In the Victorian era, a woman’s hair was often thought to be one of her most valuable assets. Styles varied quite a bit throughout the nearly 7 decades of Queen Victoria’s reign, with everything from simple middle parts to elaborate pieces made from human hair being in fashion. Accessories such as combs, pearls, hats and bonnets each had their time in the spotlight throughout the 1800s. Victorians weren’t as serious as people think they were, but they sure took their hair seriously. Scroll down and take a look at some of the different ways Victorian women wore their hair from the 1830s to the turn of the century.

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Flip-flopping fashion: The strange and turbulent history of the fedora

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The fedora, one of the most popular and recognizable styles of men’s hats, has been around since the 19th century and can be associated with a surprising number of societal implications that have evolved over time.

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10 old school fashion trends we’d love to see make a comeback

Fashion has a habit of being cyclical, and old trends often find their way back into modern closets. But sometimes the trends of the glamorous past either don’t appeal to today’s fashionistas or simply take too long to come back. Check out these 10 old school fashion trends that we’d love to see make a comeback right now, in pictures.

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