This late 1860s braided hairstyle is inspired by this 1870 fashion plate (the one in the bottom left corner) and by Empress Elisabeth’s braided hairstyles. Here’s also a similar hairstyle (the Catalina). I parted my hair down the middle, made two braids, laid them into loops and secured them with hairpins.
For this 1910s hairstyle I followed this coiffure lesson for ‘the now fashionable Recamier style‘. Continue reading 1910s Hairstyle – The Recamier Coiffure