The Finest Beehives In Pop Culture, In Honour Of The Hairdo’s Late Creator

Margaret Vinci Heldt, a Chicago resident who invented the beehive hairdo, has sadly died at the age of 98. First unveiled in the 1960s, the look was taken up by pop culture icons such as The Supremes, The Ronettes, Adele and Amy Winehouse. Here are the finest beehives in pop culture.

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Audrey Hepburn told one interviewer: “My look is attainable. Women can look like Audrey Hepburn by flipping out their hair, buying the large sunglasses, and the little sleeveless dresses.”

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Joan Harris from Mad Men, played by Christina Hendricks, inspired a beehive comeback. It was reported in 2010 that designer Giles Deacon's decision to send beehived models down the catwalk was inspired by the character.

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