The 1930s introduced the gangster style to the fashion world, also known as Chicago Style. Its characteristic features are thin eyebrow arches, lush hair or sleek styling with a cold wave, accented scarlet lips. The picture can complement accessories such as a small cap, bandage or a veil.
Hairstyle in the style of “Chicago” does not leave indifferent fashionistas in our time. From him breathes mystery, elegance, femininity and sophistication. It is unique in itself, self-sufficient and can therefore be an unusual addition to the modern image.
To create a galle style reference design, the following conditions are required:
- Ideal for hair in the style of “Chicago” is the length of the hair on the shoulders or chin. Rarely, the haircuts were even shorter then.
- Intentional demonstration of the neck. Curls are stacked so that they specifically open the beautiful curves of this female body part.
- Parting should only be from the side.
- Cold waves should be smooth and have a “wet” effect. Curls should be thick and voluminous.
- Fashionistas of those times were absolute blondes and brunettes or fiery-red beauties and no compromise colors!
Varieties of hairstyles in the style of “Chicago 20-30s”
Hairstyles in the style of “Chicago 20-30-ies” is best made on the basis of a hairstyle, elongated bob or side.
Stylists distinguish three types of styling in this style:
- classic “cold wave”;
- big curls;
- Waves made with curling or curlers.
Check out the photo examples of Chicago-style hairstyles in a modern version:
No effort to design this styling for girls who have wavy hair since birth. It is sufficient to apply the styling agent on the washed curls and dry without a hair dryer.
Women’s hairstyles in the style of “Chicago” with a bandage and a hat
To completely complete the image of the Chicago woman of a millionaire or mob, it is necessary to use additional hair accessories. Hairstyles in the style of “Chicago” with a bandage will be a universal option for modern girls. For this purpose, a suitable bandage in the form of a rim which is worn on the forehead is suitable. It can be lined with stones, filled with sequins, stones, have an additional decor in the form of feathers.
Another accessory that is used as an additional hair element in the style of the 30s “Chicago” is a miniature hat. It should be decorated with ribbons, feathers, stones or sequins. His fields are not necessarily wide, they can not exist at all. The headdress can be decorated with a small veil.
A black veil, feathers, ribbons, lace, big flowers are also used as an ornament for styling in gangster style. The veil can only lie on the hair or coquettishly cover part of the face. It can also be sheathed with pebbles or sequins.
How to make a haircut for a party in the style of “Chicago” with pony and without
Many girls are interested in making a Chicago style haircut without visiting the salon. Someone needs such a picture for a theme party, someone wants to attract attention at a gala event, maybe there are those who simply want to experiment with different bows at home.
Creating a Chicago-style hairstyle with your own hands is not difficult. There are several styling options that are designed like a Chicago picture. Not every girl at that time had curlers under her arm, so the waves were made with the help of the usual “invisible” hairpins, which fixed the strands, which had not yet dried, to one finger. In addition to the “cold wave” popular in the 30s of the twentieth century. there were large curls of medium or short length, and the roots remained without volume.
What you need to create on the head of a bow in Chicago Style:
- a comb with rare teeth and a sharp point on the handle to make sharing and working with single curls comfortable;
- various types of pins and clips for removing spurious strands or for securing curls;
- Curler, curling iron or tongs;
- Fixative (preferably in the form of a spray so as not to weigh the strands and preserve their natural appearance);
- additional decorative elements (headdress, bezel, feathers, etc.).
To make a haircut in the style of “Chicago” on short hair, it is enough to twist the ends and put on the bezel. But with the wave has to tinker, do everything as carefully as possible and slowly. You can do without a short hairstyle, the main thing is to make the same thickness of the strand, to wind it up, gently stretch and lay, to fix a strong hold with varnish.
To create a haircut in the style of “Chicago” on medium-high hair in two ways. In the first case it is a “cold wave”. To make it look perfect, it should be done on freshly washed hair. Faster process will pass if curling or ironing curls are used to wind up.
Curls, located near the face, you must set carefully. Strands from the curling iron are carefully removed, laid by the waves, which must be fixed by the invisible to cool completely. It is necessary to fix each wave individually, so that it would be “immobilized”, and then again the whole hairstyle again. The extra length covering the neck you have to hide behind a bundle.
The second option is also great for creating Chicago-style hairstyles for long hair. For his creation need curlers with large diameter. They are curled curls that must then be carefully removed and put together in a “common” wave along the entire length of the hair. Smooth waves on loose hair are obtained.
For long hair is also the styling with imitation of a short haircut. To make it, it becomes a side parting on the head of the hair, the curls near the temples and the top are laid with a “cold wave”, and the rest of the back strands are placed in a bundle covered with headdress Style of these years can be decorated.
To make a haircut in the style of “Chicago” with a bang, it is sufficient to wind it up and put it together with all hair, so that the forehead is as open as possible. The pony can be turned down as well as sideways. This hairstyle can be decorated with a bandage.
How to Make Hairstyles in the style of “Chicago”, watch the video.
A short overview of the hair in the style of “Gatsby” for medium hair:
How to Make a Chicago Style Hairstyle on Short Hair in a Salon:
Retro waves for long hair Styling with a “cold wave”:
Another interesting way to create such a style with little or nothing, borrowed from the girls of that time, can be done independently at home. To do this, half-dried hair should be divided into even parts, each of which should be wrapped around a finger. Remove the ring and secure it with two crossed stealths. When the hair is completely dry, remove the hairpins and comb the curls all together until they all “lie” together in a wave.
Chicago party hairstyle is just part of the look of the day. To complete the bow, take a straight dress, a little longer than the knees, long gloves, shoes with straps around the ankle joint. Do not forget accessories like boas, hats, headbands, headbands, bracelets. Equally important is to create the right make-up that focuses on the lips.