French rolls, cornrows, twists, candy canes, pin curls, and
barrels are some of the classics that will likely always be in
style. If you want something edgy, you could try variations of the
"Mohawk" style or shave one side of the head.
The guys wore three main types; like William Holden, Jimmy Dean
or young Elvis with lots of grease and down over one eye, or a flat
top or a Marine brushcut.
The gals wore their hair sleek and smooth like Grace Kelly, or
medium to shoulder fluffed a bit like a young Marilyn or Elizabeth
Taylor, or a short clipped pixie like Audrey Hepburn, Leslie Caron,
or Shirley McLaine in the Apartment.
There was certainly a bigger variety, but these were the...