No doubt you’ll be seeing Gatsby-inspired everything everywhere as the new film is released across the world, but the over-saturation of the words roaring twenties need not deter you from being inspired to get into the flapper-girl spirit. It was, after all, an era that arises time and again as inspiration whether there’s newfound cultural significance or not.

We’ve already seen 1920s fashion given new twists on the runway; now here are some 1920s hairstyles to adapt as your own.

Flapper hairstyle tutorial

A modern take on 1920s waves.

A 1920s inspired hairstyle for long hair.

1920s style finger waved hairstyle.

How to create authentic ’20s finger waves, including for long hair.

An adorable curled look with hair accessory. Follow the full instructions here.

flapper hairstyle

Other 1920s inspired hairstyles to try

tousled flapper bob

Tousled flapper bob

This modern update on a roaring twenties hairstyle is a slightly tousled, dishevelled one, making it perfect for the modern woman. You don’t need short hair to create it – it can be cleverly faked with a ‘faux’ bob effect. Read our guide to the tousled flapper bob for details on how to create it.

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