Retro hairdos don’t have to be reserved for Mad Men-esque affairs. They work just as well for a cocktail party as they do with a casual work look. And while you might assume an old-school, higher-than-the-heavens ponytail or a dramatic 70s-style blowout would be a lot of work, they’re actually not too hard to pull off these days (largely thanks to modern inventions like hot tools and super powerful hairdryers).
Get ready to channel your favorite icons from decades past. Here are the best timeless retro hairstyles for an instant transformation.