4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments

A collection of four 1980s hair combs signed by Pierre Olivier

CONDITION: good vintage condition with expected wear

APPROXIMATE DATE: 1980s

MATERIALS: plastic, rhinestones

DESCRIPTION:

A collection of four 1980s hair combs signed by Pierre Olivier

#1 lilac comb measures 2 ins h x 2½ ins w (5 x 6 cm)

#2 blue comb measures 2 ins h x 2½ ins w (5 x 6 cm)

#3 pale pink comb measures 2 ins h x 3 ins w (5 x 7.5 cm)

#4 rose pink comb measures 2 ins h x 2¼ ins w (5 x 5.5 cm)

FURTHER INFORMATION:

The costume jewellery industry flourished in the 1980s, and women experienced a new freedom and confidence to wear frankly fake fashion jewellery. In the USA Television shows like Dallas and Dynasty epitomized an era of glamour and decadence. The fashion hallmarks of the decade were big shoulders and big hair which was teased and ratted out. This ‘big’ hair cried out to be balanced by glitzy jewellery in gilt settings with huge fake looking stones. Hair accessories of the period were certainly neither small nor delicate!

After languishing somewhat during the 1970s plastic jewellery again became fashionable in the 80s. This coincided with the vogue for collecting early bakelite and other vintage jewellery. The plastics used for jewellery and hair ornaments in the 1980s were not only smooth but textured as well. Stripes and polka dot patterns were popular, in addition to those imitating animal prints. All the colours of the rainbow were employed to create a dazzling effect.

The French fashion house of Olivier are creaters of high end hair accessories which are the very epitome of French luxury and elegance. Signed by either Pierre or Laurent, these hand-made in France accessories were made from the finest materials. Each piece was carefully hand-polished to perfection. Olivier hair accessories were sold at the finest department stores, spas and boutiques, using luxury material made from cellulose acetate sheets, as well as high quality rhinestones, baroque pearls and faux tortoiseshell.


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ITEM ID
DUP19-05-42
ITEM SIZE
2 ins h x 2½ ins w (5 x 6 cm)
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
FASHION ERA
1980's

4 retro Pierre Olivier hair combs pastel mixture hair ornaments

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