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Hair Styles to Compliment 40's Fancy Dress

If you have selected to evoke the romance and impetuousness of the 1940's our 40's fancy dress costumes offer the perfect style for the time. But don't just stop there; you will need to complete the look with the appropriate hair style for the time.

Fancy dress themed parties that transport guests back in time are very popular and when it comes to themed fancy dress, 60's, 50's and 40's fancy dress are among the most visited and most celebrated themes. There are also many festivals that are held to celebrate past eras such as the Goodwood Revival that takes place over the month of September. It may be, however, that you might want to evoke the 40's style for a general fancy dress party and certainly this is a flattering look for any occasion.

Part of the fun of preparing for a fancy dress party is the thought that goes into the dressing up. Many people will get together in groups to dress up together and to help each other to enhance their costumes and styling. With 40's fancy dress costumes it is certainly important to get hair and make up to blend in with the entire look. In today's fashion there is even a range of 40's hair and make up that is considered to be in vogue and which can often be seen on the red carpet and at formal events. So if you want to make your 40's fancy dress look as authentic as you possibly can, then there is a range of different looks and hairstyles that you can master so that you look both elegant and very 1940's.

The 40's fancy dress look is one that is timeless and a lot of fun to put together. The hair styles, in particular, can take quite a lot of skill and patience to achieve. Vintage hairstyles that walk hand in hand with 40's fancy dress can work with a range of hair lengths. Looks that were particularly popular in the 40's include the 'peek-a-boo bang' where the majority of the hair is pushed to one side to create a seductive swathe of hair; equally there is a range of retro hairstyles that can include 'victory rolls' or simply sleek, straight mid-length hair, turned under at the end. Making the most of 40's fancy dress costumes can mean that you will be able to truly hark back to this incredible period of time while looking good too!

You will definitely be able to evoke the styling and romance of the 1940s with our Mad Hatters 40's fancy dress costumes, so this should leave you free to concentrate on that perfect hair style.