Actress Audrey Hepburn famously sported a beehive hairstyle in 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany's. Women wanting to copy the style often resorted to wigs, many of which would have been made in Hong Kong at the time.
Jason Wordie
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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Beehives and buns: when wigs were big and Hong Kong’s human hair trade thrived

Long a symbol of status and wealth, wigs fell out of fashion in the freewheeling 1970s, but the preceding decades marked a boom time for Hong Kong wigmakers

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Actress Audrey Hepburn famously sported a beehive hairstyle in 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany's. Women wanting to copy the style often resorted to wigs, many of which would have been made in Hong Kong at the time.
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