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'Irene Castle:1915 hair style' 2014

This image is part of a project of hairstyles throughout history.

In 1915 Irene Castle, a famous ballroom dancer and fashion icon, inspired a new hairstyle phenomenon, the bob. This hairstyle was to become increasingly popular in the years to come with many women opting for the more practical short hairstyle in the post war era. 

Digital image created in Photoshop.