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Rihanna, Nicole Richie And More Stars Show Us How To Wear Glamorous '20s Waves (PHOTOS)

This hairstyle screams 'holiday party.'

For those of you who haven't gone the Miley Cyrus or Charlize Theron way with your hair and are in search of a style for the holidays, let me suggest going retro.

Gorgeous girls like Rihanna, Nicole Richie and Brandy, have all been photographed recently sporting glamorous waves with a 1920s feel. Much like the wavy hairstyle made famous by actress and pin-up model Veronica Lake in the '40s, this earlier version has a decidedly more sculpted curl pattern. And as these three celebrities illustrate, this 'do works for short, medium or long hair lengths.

Stylist Luke Chamberlain fashioned Richie's locks into a classic finger wave to complement the flapper-inspired Lorena Sarbu gown she wore to the Baby2Baby gala. He used thickening spray and a 3/4-inch curling iron to achieve the deep waves before pinning into a faux bob. A blast of strong hold hairspray and few drops of olive oil helped to set the style with a glossy finish.

Check out how these stars wear glamorous waves in the slideshow below, plus our product suggestions to help you get this simple, yet sophisticated look for your next holiday party.

Holiday Hair Inspiration: Glamorous Waves

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