Southerners have put an emphasis on style for decades, and a coiffed bouffant always falls into that category. From the beehive to "the bigger the hair, the closer to God," we've been through the spectrum when it comes to our locks. Southern ladies have mastered humidity, taken ownership of teasing, and used more hairspray than you could even imagine (as was confirmed by Truvy in Steel Magnolias). These playful Southern looks through the years are inspired by some of our favorite home-grown icons: Ella Fitzgerald, Farrah Fawcett, Delta Burke, Dale Evans – just to name a few. We teamed up with Birmingham, Alabama-based hairstylist Hannah Holsomback of Big Haired Hannah to pull off some of these impressive 'dos. From the forties to the 2000s, you'll want to follow along with this oh-so-interesting look at how Southern hair has transitioned through the years. We've got feathered, we've got victory curls, and we've got Wynonna Judd. Which is your favorite look?

Hair: Hannah Holsomback
Model: Jorie Nicole McDonald

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