Which Hairstyles Were Most Popular The Year You Graduated?

From trendy cuts to the most elegant up-dos, it’s so much fun to look back on the hairstyles from high school.


1975 saw a little bit more structure and maintenance creep back into our hairstyles. Long and loose was still the ticket, but with a little bit of curl. And, of course, we can’t forget the haircuts of Farrah Fawcet and Dorothy Hamill that inspired us just a year or two later.

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The shag or a rougher version (the rooster) was another haircut that relied on longer hair. Stars like David Cassidy and Rod Stewart made this cut incredibly famous. A tamer version of this haircut is more what most kids had.

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We hope you’ve enjoyed this look back at the some of the most memorable hairstyles from 1955-1975. There was so much changing, it felt like a new fad came out every week. The hairstyles got more sophisticated as we got more pocket money and music for ourselves and aren’t we glad we did!

Check out the hairstyle inspired by a dance!

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