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May 7, 2012

Flowers in the Arts

A Flower in Your Hair from Billie Holiday to Effie Trinket

May 7, 2012

People have been wearing flowers in their hair since… well, perhaps since Eve spotted the first fig blossom and tucked it behind her ear.  It’s probably the oldest form of adornment in the world, and it’s a custom that’s found around the world too.  Asia, Polynesia, Europe, India—all over the world and for many centuries women, and for special occasions men too, have worn flowers in their hair.

A Flower in Your Hair!

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