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

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

The classic Gibson girl. Is it any wonder that this look has lasted for hundreds of years as an ideal of feminine beauty?

The classic Gibson girl. Is it any wonder that this look has lasted for hundreds of years as an ideal of feminine beauty?

Kate Beckinsale wears a messy gibson girl look well.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

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Gibson girl hair to-do - Recamier Coiffure. From Girls Own Paper and Womans magazine, 1911. Text instructions here.

Gibson girl hair to-do - Recamier Coiffure. From Girls Own Paper and Womans magazine, 1911. Text instructions here.

Make-up of the 1910s. So pretty! A good website to visit for decade-correct make-up. Gibson-Girl-hair-and-makeup-look-ladies-of-2318-A.jpg (571×700)

Make-up of the 1910s. So pretty! A good website to visit for decade-correct make-up. Gibson-Girl-hair-and-makeup-look-ladies-of-2318-A.jpg (571×700)

gibson girl hairstyle. I will do this for a party, now that I know how! So beautiful!

gibson girl hairstyle. I will do this for a party, now that I know how! So beautiful!

Charles Dana Gibson (14/9/1867-23/12/1944) was an American graphic artist, best known for his creation of the Gibson Girl, an iconic representation of the beautiful and independent American woman at the turn of the 20th Century.

Charles Dana Gibson (14/9/1867-23/12/1944) was an American graphic artist, best known for his creation of the Gibson Girl, an iconic representation of the beautiful and independent American woman at the turn of the 20th Century.

Super Easy Knotted Bun Updo and Simple Bun Hairstyle Tutorials .. that looks like a lot of steps, but I will give it a try one day

Super Easy Knotted Bun Updo and Simple Bun Hairstyle Tutorials .. that looks like a lot of steps, but I will give it a try one day

Edwardian beauty, c. 1900 HOW DO THEY GET THEIR HAIR LIKE THAT? None of those damn tutorials work.

Edwardian beauty, c. 1900 HOW DO THEY GET THEIR HAIR LIKE THAT? None of those damn tutorials work.

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