The Gibson Girls Guide to Glamor: Natural Beauty, Victorian Beauty and Edwardian Fashion: May Madness!!! 1908: "Several Pretty and Characteristic Ways of Dressing the Hair." Most of the styles incorporate a thick braid, which is almost certainly a hairpiece. Also note the fluffy, loose-looking way the hair is rolled back around the face. To get the right look, don't slick down your hair or pull it tight.