The Role of a Lady’s Maid

We thought we’d give a nod to the women who attended to the appearance of middle- and upper-class ladies¬†throughout the ages – the lady’s maid. Employed by the lady of the house, the lady’s maid was a female personal attendant whose specific duties included helping her mistress with her appearance (including makeup, hairdressing, jewellery, clothing Read More …

Men’s Military Haircuts (1900s to date)

Men in the military are required to have short haircuts for various good reasons: they are low maintenance, practical and clean; they create a professional and unified image; the hair won’t get caught in helmets, weapons, wires or an enemy’s hands; and the field of vision is not blocked.¬† Since the turn of the 20th Read More …