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Historical Wig Styling: Victorian to the Present


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Price: $37.95
Item Number: 1849
Manufacturer: Taylor&Francis
Manufacturer Part No: 9780240821245

Let Historical Wig Styling be your guide to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for your productions and events. Chapters begin with artwork of historic figures that influenced the look of each period. Detailed step-by-step instructions explain how to create their iconic hairstyles, illustrated by photographs showing the finished look from every angle.

This volume covers hairstyles from the Victorian era through the contemporary styles of today. Learn how to create hairstyles worn by

-Victorian men and women

-Gibson Girls

-1920s Flappers

-1940s Pinup girls

-1960s ladies

-Geishas

-and so many more!

You’ll also learn about the necessary supplies and styling products needed to create the perfect coif, tips for proper wig handling, and basic styling techniques useful when working with wigs or real hair. Give your production the look of authenticity with tips from this gorgeous wig styling guide!


Allison Lowery is the Wig and Makeup Specialist for Texas Performing Arts at the University of Texas at Austin. She was also the Wig Master for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and has created wigs and makeup for Zilker Theatre Productions, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Utah Shakespeare Festival, and many others. She is the co-author of Wig Making and Styling: A Complete Guide for Theatre and Film.