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Women from about 1916 to 1929
Earphones hairstyle
Already popular before bobbed hair became the fashion.
Women usually aged in their mid twenties & onwards, wanting a modern look but not prepared to lose their long tresses found this and the bun style an acceptable compromise.Both styles can be seen to span the decades.The style provided more conservative women with the ability to wear an off-the-shoulder hairstyle without resorting to scissors.
Some women carried this hairstyle through the nineteen thirties and beyond.
The nickname arose from the earphones people wore to listen to the new BBC radio broadcasts on their Crystal Sets One of the first types of radio


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