2011 Emmys Beauty Trend: Soft Waves and 40s Inspired Looks

Amanda Elser
2011 Emmys Beauty Trend: Soft Waves and 40s Inspired Looks
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The red carpet is always a glamorous affair, but when paired with hairstyles inspired by the 1940’s it can’t get much more “Old Hollywood” than this.

Tonight’s 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards had a lot of simple hairstyles, but a slight wave or curl made a huge difference for the overall look of some of our favorite starlets. Whether left down and slicked over the shoulder or parted down the side and pulled up, there are numerous ways to garner inspiration from our favorite era — and here are some of our favorite ladies that did just that.

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Kate Winslet made her transition from Academy Awards to primetime Emmys look effortless with this simple wavy updo.

Nina Dobrev is one of our favorite new ladies in young Hollywood, and this simple wavy hairstyle only solidifies her as a emerging trendsetter.

Glee's Dianna Agron continues to rock us on the red carpet. Her royal blue gown is only enhanced by the natural beauty of her side-parted, wavy updo.

Evan Rachel Wood's slicked-back updo with simple wave was the perfect way to draw attention to her dress while still looking red carpet chic.

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