10 celebrities whose Old Hollywood beauty will never go out of style

See our favourite celebs rock old Hollywood glam »

As holiday soirees are officially beginning to creep into our calendars, it’s time to get serious about cocktail party hair and makeup. Enter the Old Hollywood look—one of our favourites of any season—where retro waves, red lips and bold jewel-toned shades reign supreme. This glamorous look has been around for decades, and we’ve seen it on iconic Hollywood beauties such as Joan Crawford in the ’20s, Rita Hayworth in the ‘40s and again in the ‘50s with Marilyn Monroe’s signature platinum curls. It’s no wonder the look can’t stay off the red carpet for long.

Fast forward to present day and we’re still seeing Hollywood’s leading ladies emulating the look once again. First we have one of our favourite silver screen starlets, Jessica Chastain, who’s signature red carpet look usually entails some silky waves. And then there’s fellow red-haired beauty Amy Adams, also notorious for rocking a glamorous Old Hollywood look on the red carpet, who paired her pinned up hairdo with a coral lip to offset her emerald green drop earrings. Then there’s the swoon-worthy platinum blonde gals like Gwen Stefani and Reese Witherspoon (whose retro look we also loved in Water For Elephants). And most importantly, we can’t forget two of our favourite cover girls, Taylor Swift, who rocked pinned curls and a red lip at the MTV VMA awards, and Lana Del Rey, who has Old Hollywood glamour written all over her.

Take a cue from our favourite celebrities and opt for Old Hollywood beauty this holiday season.


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