The definitive text on hair fashions through the ages is back. This revised edition has 16 new pages by fashion historian Caroline Cox to bring hair fashions up to the present day. The first to attempt a comprehensive historical survey of men's and women's hair styles through the ages, from Ancient Egypt through Greece, Egypt, Rome, and Anglo-Saxon times to recent trends in fashion, this book is now an essential work of reference. Drawing on many years of research by the author, this is an essential handbook for theatrical designers, hair artists, illustrators, and beauty consultants as well as all those interested in the changing fashions in hair. Guaranteed to entertain and educate the general reader as well as historians of fashion, this is the perfect companion piece to both Fashions in Make-Up and Fashions In Eyeglasses.
Richard Corson taught theatrical makeup in universities throughout the U. S. and worked as a theaterical makeup consultant. His book Stage Makeup has become the standard text on the subject, while his three valuable social histories, Fashions in Eyeglasses, Fashions in Hair, and Fashions in Makeup, are renowned as classics in their field.