Friday, Jun. 08, 2012

Veronica Lake's Finger Waves

Blond actress Veronica Lake was the ultimate pinup of the '40s. The sultry beauty became known for her shoulder-length finger waves, which she styled over her right eye in a bit of peekaboo coyness. But Lake was not a slave to her image: during World War II she changed her hairstyle to encourage women, many of whom were then working in factories, to adopt safer, more practical 'dos.