Fads: Topping It Off

Wear a shorthair wig, save hassles with the fuzz, draft boards, reserves and save hair. Call Underground Wig Movement, 942-2707. —Ad in the Quicksilver Times, Washington, D.C.

Aesthetically, they look like something Grandfather wouldn't wear to a senior citizens' frolic. But when you're a young guy trying to get along with the Establishment, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the hard truth of the matter is, Establishment standards specify short hair for men.

Taking the matter into his own hands, a long-haired hairdresser named Bob Woodford, 31, started making shorthair...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!