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A fun and instructive guide to the most popular men's hairstyles of the 20th century
The Barber Book is a fun guide to the most popular men's hairstyles of the 20th century, including quirky line drawings to achieve the 'total look' and instructions on how to cut each style.
Packed with information this smart handbook uses quirky illustrations and vintage photographs to explore the most popular hairstyles of the 20th century from the undercut and the afro to the classic Madison Avenue look.
With a focus on personalities, culture and fashions and cultural events that inspired each look, the book opens with an illustrated introduction exploring the most popular styles of the 1940s, 50s and 60s through archival photography.
The book includes a brand new directory of the world's finest barber shops.
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The perfect gift for everyone interested in style and fashion. Ideal for father’s day, birthdays and other gift occasions
Model sporting the modern Undercut with a beard: copyright Corbis Images / Westend61 / Rainer Holz
Jon Hamm as Don Draper in Mad Men: copyright Corbis Images / revolution / Phil Ramey / RameyPix
A member of the Polecats fixing his Rockabilly style, c. 1981: copyright Corbis Images / Mike Laye
An unabashed and fun guide to the most popular men’s hairstyles of the 20th century
Packed with fascinating anecdotes, information on how to achieve the ‘total look’ and instructions on how to cut each style
Includes a directory of some of the world’s greatest barbershops
Features the most fashionable and retro men’s hairstyles of the past 50 years, including: the Brylcreem Look, Crew Cut, Ivy League, Madison Ave, Mohawk, Undercut, Caesar, Italiano, Afro and Teddyboy, among others